March 12, 2014
The following news articles are available via the various Sisters of Mercy websites from around the world. The links associated with each article will take you to their respective websites.
Reflections on Holy Week
"It is now over ten years since I first undertook a short training course in Ruhama to become an Outreach Worker with women in street prostitution in the red light districts in Dublin. Much has changed since then..." writes Sr. Mary Ryan.
By Debbi Della Porta In 1948, two natural sisters, Joan and Janice Doody, who are identical twins, decided to enter the convent because of the wonderful work of the Sisters of Mercy helping people in need in Brooklyn. “In our free time in high school, we would go to their Motherhouse on Willoughby Avenue to […]
Sr. Patrick's 90th Birthday Celebration
Steps towards preventing human trafficking
Sr Valda Cervetto rsm was a guest at the Opening of the Year Mass at the school she attended as a young child, St Joseph’s Primary School, Kangaroo Point.
A new book telling the stories of sixty Irish women who came to join the Sisters of Mercy in Newfoundland was released today in St. John's. Over fourty sisters joined the author, Charlotte Fitzpatrick, rsm to celebrate.
In 2013 the Sisters in Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan marked one hundred years of educational endeavour. The celebrations took many forms and the staff, pupils and parents of Scoil Na gCailini enjoyed a week of festivities.