Thursday 16 July 1959
12 Sisters from Brooklyn arrive in Panama to begin their work
May 13, 1887

Death of Mother Angela Gilsenan, Foundress of Barnsley, South Yorkshire

May 13, 1864

Marble altar at Baggot St consecrated by Bishop Quinn, Bathurst (Australia)

May 14, 1828

Death of Fr Armstrong, Catherine's friend and adviser

May 15, 1863

Foundation to Cahir, Co Tipperary from Cappoquin, Co Waterford - M Teresa Phelan

May 16, 1841

Fanny Gibson entered Baggot St, Dublin for Liverpool.

May 16, 1856

Mother Clare Moore returned ill to Bermondsey from Crimean War.

May 16, 1889

Sisters from Tralee requested to work in Poor Law Workhouse, Dingle, Co Kerry

May 17, 1933

Foundation to Binnaway, New South Wales from Bathurst - M Joseph McMahon

May 18, 1950

Dedication of Chapel of Our Lady of Mercy, Albany

May 19, 1897

Foundation to Bridgeworth from Shrewsbury

May 20, 1878

Foundation to Kilmacthomas from Cappoquin - M Gertrude Athelan

May 20, 1875

Foundation to Stradbally from Cappoquin - M Joseph Mahoney

May 21, 1890

Mother Mary Baptist MacDonnell and Sister Mary Stanislaus Harrington, Teresa Casey, Bernard Foley, Gabriel Romera, and Rose Fitzsimons left Australia to return to Argentina

May 23, 1850

Foundation to Cobh from St Maries of the Isle, Cork - M Josephine McCarthy

May 23, 1830

Pope Gregory XVI granted special Indulgence to Catherine and her companions

May 24, 1883

Foundation to Dunmore East from Clonakitty - M Columba Marmion (sister of Dom Columba OSB)

May 24, 1860

Foundation to Skibbereen from Kinsale Co Cork - M Philomena Maher

May 24, 1911

Opening of Junior Boys' Boarding School, Galong, New South Wales - M Claver Moore

May 24, 1857

Foundation to Dundee, Scotland from Derry - M Catherine Locke

May 26, 1887

Sisters of Mercy in Sacramento, California became an independent congregation

May 27, 1940

Maghull Community, Liverpool founded from Broughton Hall, Liverpool.

May 27, 1903

Foundation to Aranmore from St Brigid's, Western Australia

May 29, 1871

Death of Sister M. Stanislaus Droguet, early member of the Wellington foundation

May 29, 1897

Opening of Waitara Founding Home, Sydney - M Aloysius Casey