Members & Associate Members News

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.

Grateful for the gift of belonging

Six-year-old Cindy (now known as Sister Assunta) had cerebral palsy, so when she met the man who would become her adopted father, she crawled onto his lap since she couldn’t run. It was one of her first memories of belonging—a gift she now sees present in her adopted family as well as her birth family, her Mercy family and God.

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Mercy Ministry wins $100,000 Grant

McAuley Community Services for Women, a Ministry of the Sisters of Mercy, was awarded the $100,000 Impact100 Melbourne annual grant in November.

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Touch Ireland and Mercy join hands

A “Meitheal” of Touch Ireland volunteers from many corners of Ireland arrived in McLoughlan’s Container Warehouse, Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday 27th July 2014. Within a few hours a 40 foot container with contents for dispatch was sorted, itemised etc..

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Reflection given by Sr Catherine Reuter on the occasion of the farewell to the Mater Children’s Hospital

Today we gather to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of the Mater Children’s Hospital to the community during the past 83 years.

 

On 1 November as Christians celebrate the Feast of All Saints, it is a good time to remember with gratitude those persons whose goodness has inspired us at Mater in our beliefs and given us courage to act on what is believed.  It is a day to acknowledge that holy women and men have helped us find our potential for goodness.

 

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Remembrance 2014

We remember and celebrate the death of our Foundress Catherine McAuley and the Sisters in our Congregation who have died since November 2013

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Local, global days of grace for Mercy

Imaging Mercy Today November 2014

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November Reflection 2014

Sweet Mercy! – soothing, patient, kind ......

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Celebrations of Two Great Ministries

The week of October 26 has been one of celebration in St. John's, NL.

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Finding Hope When It Hurts - Mercy Sister Shares Research at World Congress on Pain

The World Congress on Pain, conducted by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), is a biannual, international event which focusses on pain research and treatment. Drawing up to 6,000 attendees from around the world, the Congress allows participants and presenters the opportunity to engage in education, information sharing and networking, to further their work in various areas related to pain research and treatment. Over the course of the Congress, 2,000 posters will be displayed.

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Delving into deeper waters

As the current flows past, Sister Carol Anne Corley wades into the stream. She relishes this tranquil time immersed completely in the embrace of nature. She has been fishing since she was 3 years old, but her passion for fly-fishing and fly tying began four decades later.

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