Monday 26 January 1976
Opening of Aboriginal Culture Centre, KempseySUBMIT A MERCY FACT
Foundation to Charleville, Queensland from Brisbane
Convent opened in Mitchell, Queensland from Brisbane
In his will on this day, William Callaghan made Catherine McAuley sole residuary legatee to his estate and effects
Foundation to Deloraine, Tasmania from Goulburn, New South Wales
Foundation to Lyttleton from Hokitika
Foundation to Kunjingini, Papua New Guinea from Brisbane
Convent opened in Parkes, New South Wales
Opening of Mercy Hospital, Young, New South Wales
Mission to the Falkland Islands (Mercy Union GB)
Collaborative mission to the Falkland Islands - Srs Mairead Burke and Bridie Farrelly.
Sister Mary Juliana Ryan, first of the pioneers from Ennis Ireland to Hokitika on Aotearoa New Zealand's West Coast died on 30 January 1882
Sisters from Great Britain to Falkland Islands
Opening of St Patrick's Business College, Sydney
Foundation to Wentworth, New South Wales from Deniliquin/Albury
Opening of first Mercy School in Sydney - M Ignatius McQuoin
Catholic Education an Irish Schools Trust Charter signed.
CEIST - Catholic Education an Irish Schools Trust launched. 70 + Mercy Secondary Schools included.
Bishop Thomas Walsh invites Catherine to Handsworth, Birmingham.
Mercy schools in Western Samoa devastated by cyclone Ofa
Foundation to Stanthorpe from Brisbane - M Agnes White
Great fire at St Xavier's, Pittsburgh
Foundation to Howden, Yorkshire from Endsleigh, Hull.
Foundation of Convent of Mercy Ardee from Convent of Mercy Dundalk
Auckland Mercy Sisters open Paul VI College in Leulumoega, Samoa. Sister Judith Leydon is the first Principal.