Saturday 25 March 2000
Sr M Michael Bell began Youth Mercy Associates in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.SUBMIT A MERCY FACT
Opening of Mercy Hospital, Melbourne - M Frances Hanigan
Sister Patricia Bell founded Youth Mercy Associates, North Shields, England
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.
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
Independence, Iowa founded from Davenport - M Francis Monholland
Inauguration of Aged Care Services by Perth Congregation
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
Profession of Carmen Rosa Ccallomamani, first Aymaran Sister, Peru
Foundation to Casterton from Yarrawonga - M of Sacred Heart Kelly
Foundation to Maryborough, Queensland from Brisbane - M Borgia Byrne
Death of M Magdalen Bourke, Foundress of Loughrea, Co Galway
Closure of the Falklands Mission.
Death of Mother Angela Borini in Oldham - foundress of Nottingham and Oldham.
Foundation to Los Angeles from Michigan - M Bonaventure Fox
Death of M Camillus Byrn, Catherine's god child, Baltimore
Catherine McAuley declared Venerable by Pope John Paul 11
Foundation to Auckland from Carlow - M Cecilia Maher