Tuesday 17 October 1854
Sr Clare Moore led Sisters from Bermondsey to the Crimea.
SUBMIT A MERCY FACT
October 17, 1849

Foundation to Derby, England from Kinsale - M Evangelist Benson

October 17, 1903

Foundation to Coburg from North Melbourne - M Bernard Lyons

October 17, 1849

Foundation to Derby from Kinsale - Sr Evangelist Benson.

October 17, 1897

Foundation to Cape Town, South Africa from Strabane - M Teresa Cowley

October 17, 1871

Opening of the second purpose built convent in Perth – built by the Fenians.’

October 18, 1914

Foundation to Cunnamulla from Brisbane - M Scholastica

October 19, 1924

Foundation to Clonbur, Co Galway from Ballinrobe, Co Mayo

October 20, 1895

Foundation to Range Convent, Rockhampton

October 21, 1798

Death of Catherine's mother, Elinor McAuley

October 21, 1876

M Gertrude Blake (professed Baggot St) died, Pittsburgh

October 21, 1864

Foundation to Omaha, Nebraska from Manchester, New Hampshire - M Ignatius Lynch

October 22, 1836

Profession at Baggot St of M Anne Agnes (Catherine's niece) and M Cecilia Marmion

October 23, 1898

Sisters take charge of Coromandel Hospital, Auckland

October 23, 2015

Sisters of Mercy from America were in Beirut before the Civil War of 1975-1990

October 23, 1853

Chicago Mercy Hospital and Orphan Asylum opened

October 24, 1838

M Vincent Hartnett professed - Limerick

October 24, 1969

Foundation to Yola, Nigeria from Dungarvan, Co Waterford - M Philomena Kelly

October 24, 1851

Foundation to Loughrea, Galway from Baggot St - M Magdalen Bourke

October 25, 1896

Foundation to Uckfield, Sussex from Midhurst

October 25, 1837

M Anastasia McGawley, Cork - first to take 4th vow

October 26, 1990

Foundation to Secunda, South Africa

October 27, 1837

Foundation to Dundalk, Co Louth from Baggot St - M de Sales Vigne

October 28, 1859

Foundation to Goulburn from Westport, Co Mayo - M Ignatius Murphy

October 28, 1910

Foundation of Colwyn Bay, N Wales from Oldham, Lancashire - Sr Stanislaus Merigan.