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.

Expressions of Easter: Rejected Stones

The ways of God can be confusing, especially as Saint Peter reminds us in my favorite Easter reading—somehow the stone the builders reject, for whatever reason, becomes the cornerstone and foundation.

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Mercy's climate call: Change this mind-set

Imaging Mercy Today May 2016

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May Prayer Reflection 2016

“May is the month of Mary Month we all love so well Mary is God’s own Mother Gladly her praises we tell”….. So goes one of our traditional well-loved hymns for the month of May.

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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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Contemplating the Merciful approach of Jesus after his Resurrection.

Jesus' merciful approach to his disciples after his Resurrection

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Joint Statement from Diocese of Rockhampton and Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea

Joint Statement from: Bishop Michael McCarthy, Diocese of Rockhampton Sister Berneice Loch, Institute Leader, Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea In response to the publication of the Royal Commission’s final report into St Joseph’s Orphanage, Neerkol.

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The Art of Harp Playing and the Healing Process

Sr. Fidelma writes about her ministry playing the harp in so may different places and how it brings about healing for those who are listening

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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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The Power of Presence and Prayer

I believe that to comfort the sick or the dying is the greatest work of mercy. Death is a gift. I don’t think death is a bad thing. It’s the most wonderful thing that we’re all waiting for.

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