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.

Go Fish!

Uncle Joe taught me my first card game. He shuffled and dealt the cards so deftly that I thought him a magician! I took such innocent delight at his command—Go fish!” —believing that a matching card would swim to my tiny fingertips.

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An Afternoon with the Postulator for Catherine’s Cause

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.

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At last - a saint for South Africa

On Sunday 13 September 2015, Benedict Daswa will be beatified as South Africa's first martyr.

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Safeguarding online

The National Catholic Safeguarding Commission is working with EduCare to provide safeguarding training online to all members of the Catholic community free of charge.

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Let us open the doors of Mercy together

An invitation to join a worldwide Mercy reflection process

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Mercy in World War One comes to England, Scotland and Wales

As people from all corners of the globe were aware, 2014 marked the centenary of the start of the First World War and events were planned around the world to mark this. As Mercy Archivists, we wanted to contribute towards this commemoration

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Sister Loretta Walsh has been recognized by the Worldwide Who's Who of Executives and Professionals.

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In response to the recent Encyclical, Helen Baguley rsm shares a reflection and prayer.

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Contemplating Compassion - Autumn Series' Final Note

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.

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Sister Taryn Stark Reflects on Her Steps to Mercy

“When I felt the call,” Sister Taryn said, “I knew religious life was for me.” Read more about her journey to becoming a Sister of Mercy.

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