Thursday 16 July 1959
12 Sisters from Brooklyn arrive in Panama to begin their workSUBMIT A MERCY FACT
St Xavier Convent, Providence attacked by Know-Nothings
Provincialate and novitiate moved from Detroit to Farmington Hills, Michigan
Foundation to Ballinasloe from Loughrea - M Bernard Maguire/M Magdalen Bourke
Death of Mother Juliana Hardman, first Superior of St Mary's Convent, HandsworthRead More
Convent opened at Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire) for Sisters to convalesce
Sr M Michael Bell began Youth Mercy Associates in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Opening of Mercy Hospital, Melbourne - M Frances Hanigan
Sister Mary Joseph Nugent, received 1842, professed March 25, 1843, St. John’s, Newfoundland. She is the first Sister of Mercy received and professed outside the British Isles and in the Americas.
Sister Patricia Bell founded Youth Mercy Associates, North Shields, England
Foundation to Phillipines from Buffalo - M Vincent Vossler
Amalgamation of New Mexico/Arizona, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco to form Burlingame community
Foundation to St Alphonsus, New Orleans from St Louis
Death of M Vincent Haire, Foundress of Brooklyn
Inauguration of Aged Care Services by Perth Congregation
Independence, Iowa founded from Davenport - M Francis Monholland
Foundation to Nairobi from Dublin - M Imelda Collins
150 years of education on the site of St Mary's College Wellington was celebrated.
Newfoundland became 10th Province of Canada - 200 "first Mercy Sisters in Canada"
Sister began management of Regina Caeli refuge for women, Melbourne - Judith Tellesfson
Opening of Aged Care Facility, Cronulla from Parramatta - M C Coyle
Foundation to Casterton from Yarrawonga - M of Sacred Heart Kelly
Profession of Carmen Rosa Ccallomamani, first Aymaran Sister, Peru
Foundation to Maryborough, Queensland from Brisbane - M Borgia Byrne
Closure of the Falklands Mission.