Sunday 28 February 1988
Yorkshire Street, Burnley closed and Stephenson Drive convent opened.SUBMIT A MERCY FACT
Death of M Vincent Haire, Foundress of BrooklynRead More
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
Foundation to Casterton from Yarrawonga - M of Sacred Heart Kelly
Foundation to Maryborough, Queensland from Brisbane - M Borgia Byrne
Opening of Aged Care Facility, Cronulla from Parramatta - M C Coyle
Profession of Carmen Rosa Ccallomamani, first Aymaran Sister, Peru
Closure of the Falklands Mission.
Death of M Magdalen Bourke, Foundress of Loughrea, Co Galway
Death of Mother Angela Borini in Oldham - foundress of Nottingham and Oldham.
Foundation to Los Angeles from Michigan - M Bonaventure Fox
Mother Cecilia Maher and eight Sisters of Mercy, (another woman had joined them in Sydney) together with Bishop Jean Baptiste Francois Pompallier and other clergy, arrived in New Zealand on the sailing vessel, Océanie.Read More
Death of M Camillus Byrn, Catherine's god child, Baltimore
Mater Misericordiae Hospital in Dunedin changes its name to Mercy Hospital.
Catherine McAuley declared Venerable by Pope John Paul
Death of M Teresa Maher, Foundress of Athy/Callan
Foundation to Auckland from Carlow - M Cecilia Maher
First orphanage established, St Patrick's, Auckland
Foundation to Carlow from Baggot St - Catherine McAuley
Opening of St Anne's Mercy Hospital, Mt Lawley, Western Australia