November 30, 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.
During a flyover of the tar sands, I felt that fear in the stomach when shock subsides and reality surfaces. This is what it looks like to keep the United States economy supplied with oil.
Sr. Joan Byrne writes of how she celebrated her golden jubilee going to work in Haiti with a group from Immaculate Conception Parish, Clarksville, Tennessee.
St Non's Retreat Centre is a Place...
Imaging Mercy Today September 2015
A Reflection on the Feast of The Assumption
On the afternoon of the 21 July, thirty-five of us met together with Sr. Brenda Dolphin, the Postulator for the Cause of Catherine McAuley. Brenda had been in Cairns last weekend for the Symposium and, after Brisbane, was continuing on to many centres in Australia, accompanied by Sr. Caroline Ryan, the Vice-Postulator for our region.
Sister Loretta Walsh has been recognized by the Worldwide Who's Who of Executives and Professionals.
Ms Claire Thomas, Director of Mission at OLMC Parramatta, led participants in a reflection on Compassion informed by Mercy Sister Breege O'Neill's article Called to Compassion.
Drawing on the Hebrew and Christian scriptures, the words of Pope Francis, Thomas Merton, and depictions of compassion in classical and contemporary art Claire challenged all present to consider our personal response to people and situations which call for a compassionate response.
This final seminar, concluded the Autumn Series of the Wake Up The World To Mercy Program.
The next series of seminars will begin in Spring.
To counsel the doubtful, comfort the sorrowful, feed those hungry for meaning and thirsty for God in their lives—this is how Sister Agnes Brueggen seeks to spend her days.