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.

Celebrating the Feast of Corpus Christi

Greetings and reflections in word and images for the feast of Corpus Christ

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THE JOY OF JUBILEE

With a big effort to absorb our incredulity and our maturity we decided we would walk through the Holy Door in Rome in this Year of Mercy.

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Two Civil Wars: The Curious Shared Journal of a Baton Rouge Schoolgirl and a Union Sailor on the USS Essex

Celeste Repp—a future Sister of Mercy—was a Catholic schoolgirl in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, during the eve of the Civil War. The 13-year-old, penning compositions in French in a female academy in 1859-60, had no idea that war was about to sweep away much of the world she held dear. Nor could she have imagined that […]

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A NEW GATHERING PLACE

Catholic College Bendigo recently blessed a new multi-purpose area

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Reflection on the Mayoral London Assembly

The recent London Mayoral Assembly held at the Olympic Park Stratford....

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Mercy's climate call: Change this mind-set

Imaging Mercy Today May 2016

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McAuley College Beaudesert

On Friday 22 April, the sod was turned for McAuley College, Beaudesert, the newest Catholic school in the Archdiocese of Brisbane. Archbishop Mark Coleridge, Archbishop of Brisbane blessed the new site assisted by Father Michael McKeaton, Parish Priest of St Mary’s Parish. Foundation Principal of McAuley College is Mrs Deidre Young, formerly Principal of St Marys College, Ipswich. Pam Betts, Executive Director of Brisbane Catholic Education acknowledged the presence of the Sisters of Mercy saying  “Just a few years ago All Hallows' and then St Mary’s College Ipswich celebrated 150 years and today our newest secondary college carries the name of their founder.“ 

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Harmony Day March 21st 2016

From the First Peoples of this land, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, whose rich cultural heritage enriches our nation, to the unique cultures  of all "those who have come across the seas" since, we have much to celebrate and honour.

This Harmony Day, our Congregation Centre staff and sisters will celebrate the cultural diversity of our workplace which includes Members with cultural links to Ireland, Malta, China, England, and Liberia.

To read more about Harmony Day 2016, please visit the Harmony Day Website.

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Stations of Mercy 3 March - 3 April 2016

Join our online Global Mercy Pilgrimage, 3 March - 3 April

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“How Could We Turn a Deaf Ear?”—Sisters of Mercy and the 1918 Flu Pandemic

In 1918, as the United States mobilized soldiers to fight in World War I, the influenza pandemic struck. The disease was unusual in that it hit younger, healthier populations especially hard—in particular, young soldiers in military training camps. In desperate need of nurses, one Catholic chaplain turned to the Sisters of Mercy for help.

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