Saturday 20 July 1991
Founding of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas - first president, Doris Gottemoeller
SUBMIT A MERCY FACT
August 20, 1859

Foundation to Ottawa, Illinois from Chicago - M Francis Xavier McGirr

August 20, 1841

Founding party left Baggot Street for Handsworth, Birmingham

August 20, 1900

Opening of St Otteran's School, Waterford

August 21, 1841

Foundation to Birmingham from Baggot St - M Juliana Hardman

August 21, 1862

Foundation to Rochfortbridge from Tullamore - M Gertrude Dunne

August 22, 1872

Yorkshire Street Convent, Burnley founded from Commercial Rd, London - Sr Angela Gilsenan.

August 22, 1861

Foundation to Philadelphia - M Patricia Waldron

August 22, 1979

Foundation to Dunmore, Co Galway

August 22, 1853

Foundation to Roscommon from Limerick - M Vincent Hartnett

August 23, 1868

Foundation to Belturbet from Bolton - M Bernard Geraghty

August 23, 1963

Foundation Arroyo Grande, California from Ennis

August 24, 1959

Foundation to Florida from Wexford - M Dominic Sinnott

August 24, 1849

Foundation to Garnet Hill, Glasglow from Limerick

August 24, 1858

Foundation to Cincinnati, Ohio from Kinsale - M Teresa Maher

August 24, 1878

Foundation to Orange, New South Wales from Bathurst - M Bernard Sheehy

August 25, 1950

Foundation to Kojonup, West Perth

August 25, 1878

Mission to Passamaquoddy, Indiana, Old Town, from Manchester, New Hampshire

August 25, 1959

Foundation to Napa, California from Loughrea, Co Galway

August 26, 1959

Foundation to Lemoore, California from Ennis (withdrew 1991)

August 26, 1958

Foundation to Biloxi from Birr

August 26, 1878

Foundation to Valley Falls, Rhode Island from Providence

August 27, 1906

Opening of St Joseph's Girls' Orphanage, Goulburn

August 27, 1941

Foundation to San Juan, Puerto Rico from Pittsburgh

August 27, 1875

Foundation to Blenheim from Wellington - Sisters M. Patricia Coakley, Benignus Hall and Alacoque Doyle