Tuesday 04 July 1916
Union of Sisters of Mercy, Cloyne
SUBMIT A MERCY FACT
August 05, 1865

Foundation to Bangor, Maine from New Hampshire - M Gonzaga O'Brien

August 06, 1898

Death of M Baptist Russell, Foundress of San Francisco from Kinsale, Co Cork

August 06, 1890

Death of M Rose Lynch, (Baggot St./ Birr/ Newfoundland/ Dundalk/ Geelong Australia/ Baggot St.)

August 06, 1883

Foundation to Ballybunion from Tralee

August 06, 1887

Foundation to Council Bluffs, Iowa from Minneapolis - M Vincent McDermott

August 07, 1955

Swadlincote Convent opened as abranch house of Bridge Gate, Derby

August 08, 1849

Mother Cecilia Maher and her seven companions left St Leo’s Convent in Carlow, Ireland on 8 August 1849 in the early morning before the rest of the community were awake.

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August 08, 1892

House opened at Wynnum, Queensland - M Wilfred Trotman

August 08, 1892

Opening of Mercy Hospital, Clinton

August 08, 1877

Foundation to Dalby, Queensland from Brisbane - M Rose Flanagan

August 08, 1837

Catherine's niece, M Anne Agnes McAuley died, Baggot St

August 09, 1822

Catherine's cousin, Anne Conway Byrn died leaving four children in Catherine's care

August 09, 1890

Sisters return to Buenos Aires from South Australia - M Baptist MacDonnell

August 10, 1844

John Hardman, the father of Mother Juliana Hardman died in Handsworth, Birmingham

August 10, 1907

Amalgamation of Goulburn/Albury/Yass, New South Wales - M Brigid Hartnett

August 10, 1827

Catherine’s sister Mary died, leaving 5 children – for whom Catherine cared

August 11, 1956

Foundation to El Cerrito, California from Carrick-on-Suir - M Gertrude Hayes

August 12, 1987

Foundation to Hywany, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

August 13, 2001

First edition of Mercy e-News published and sent to the 100 Sisters of Mercy who were known to have email addresses

August 13, 1966

M Lucille Middleton rsm, named in top ten women of Detroit by 'Salute to Women Who Work Week'. Largely because of her the first Jewish-Catholic dialogue in the state was held in 1964

August 13, 1952

Groundbreaking ceremonies for 75-bed addition to Mercywood Sanitarium in Ann Arbor, Michigan

August 14, 1869

Foundation to Blackbrook, St Helen's from Liverpool.

August 15, 1961

Sisters from Navan, Co. Meath missioned to San Jose Parish, Jacksonville, Florida. Sr. Therese Horan, Superior

August 15, 1884

Profession of Sr Francis Boulger in Abingdon, Berkshire - foundress of Bangor Convent, N Wales.