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.

The Insidiousness of American Racism

The stories of Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Michal Brown, Freddie Gray, and now the brutal massacre at Emmanuel AME Church, are repeated all too often in the book of American’s chronic condition of racism. How many times will these tragedies happen, until we as white Americans, are ready for an honest conversation about racism in our country?

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Mercy Trophy

Sisters Margarita Cunningham and Angela Moroney attended ...

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News release

News release regarding St Joseph's Care Home, Brighton and the Convent of Mercy Nursing Home, Colwyn Bay

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A LITANY OF PRAYER FOR ALL

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

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Restorative Justice Circles at San Quentin

Every Thursday evening, as the sun sets behind the Golden Gate in San Francisco Bay, across the water ninety men find their way to the Catholic Chapel in San Quentin Prison. There, they set up chairs for nine groups of Restorative Justice Circles....

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Right relationships - at home in our Earth

Imaging Mercy Today July 2015

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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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Join Us Here for the Launch of the Encyclical

Join us for the Livestream Feed of the Release of Laudato Si: On the Care of Our Common Home

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Celebration of Jubilees, Brisbane Congregation

Sixteen Brisbane Sisters of Mercy recently celebrated sixty, fifty and forty years of service and ministry with members of the Congregation.

The Sisters’ Diamond, Golden and Ruby Jubilees were held on 24 May and commenced with Mass, celebrated by Fr Michael Twigg O.M.I., in All Hallows’ Chapel. 

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CALLED TO 'CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME'

In a media statement released on June 18th, ISMAPNG enthusiastically welcomed Pope Francis’ Encyclical on ‘care for our common home’.

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