Thursday 08 February 1979
Mission to King Island from Melbourne - M Camillus O'KaneSUBMIT A MERCY FACT
Foundation to Romford, Essex from Brentwood, Essex.
Groundbreaking ceremonies for St Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
St Joseph Hospital, Bedford, Massachusetss - M Borgia Douglas
Foundation to Ennistymon from Gort, Co Galway
Profession of Elizabeth Mun Barrantes, first Peruvian Sister to enter Pittburgh community
Profession of first Sister in Gunnedah, M Berchmans Smart
Provincialate and novitiate moved from Detroit to Farmington Hills, Michigan
St Xavier Convent, Providence attacked by Know-Nothings
Death of Mother Juliana Hardman, first Superior of St Mary's Convent, HandsworthRead More
Convent opened at Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire) for Sisters to convalesce
Foundation to Ballinasloe from Loughrea - M Bernard Maguire/M Magdalen Bourke
Sister Patricia Bell founded Youth Mercy Associates, North Shields, England
Sr M Michael Bell began Youth Mercy Associates in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
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.Read More
Opening of Mercy Hospital, Melbourne - M Frances Hanigan
Amalgamation of New Mexico/Arizona, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco to form Burlingame community
Foundation to Phillipines from Buffalo - M Vincent Vossler
Foundation to St Alphonsus, New Orleans from St Louis
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"