Thursday 18 January 1968
Beechwood Convent opened as a branch house of Bridge Gate, Derby.
SUBMIT A MERCY FACT
February 13, 1950

St Catherine's College opens in Kilbirnie, Wellington.

February 15, 1898

First Mercy convent in Africa, at Mafeking

February 16, 2005

Leaders of the four Mercy Congregations in Aotearoa New Zealand sign the Petition to Rome to become a single Congregation.

February 17, 1995

Ministry to women in original convent, Grafton

February 18, 1918

Opening of Villa Maria College, Christchurch

February 19, 1851

Foundation to Ballinrobe from Westport, Co Mayo - M Gertrude O'Brien.

February 19, 1958

Mission from Grafton to Torembi, Papua New Guinea

February 19, 1889

Foundation to Broken Hill from Singleton - M Josephine Callen

February 20, 1940

Groundbreaking ceremony for new 75-bed south wing of St Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan

February 20, 1846

Foundation to Portland Sq, Bristol from Bermondsey - Sr Francis Beauchamp.

February 21, 1968

Establishment of Federation of Sisters of Mercy

February 21, 1867

Opening of St Vincent's Home, Nudgee, Queensland - M Vincent Whitty

February 21, 1924

Foundation to Frinton, Essex from Chelsea, London - Sr Gerard Collins.

February 21, 1838

M Aloysius Scott professed Baggot St (Foundress of Birr; died there 1844)

February 22, 1911

Re-opening of St Mary's Hospital, San Francisco after 1906 earthquake

February 22, 1844

Margaret O'Brien, Sr M Agatha, second woman received in Americas

February 23, 1856

Death of Sr Elizabeth Butler from Liverpool of typhoid in Balaclava Hospital, Crimea.

February 23, 1874

Colaiste Ide, Dingle, Co Kerry, staffed from Balloonagh Tralee

February 23, 1874

Foundation to Falls River, Massachusetts from Providence, Rhode Island - M Rose Brannigan

February 23, 1855

M Elizabeth Butler (Baggot St) died in the Crimea

February 24, 1856

Foundation to Buenos Aires, Argentina from Baggot St - M Evangelista Fitzpatrick

February 24, 1854

William McAuley, Catherine's nephew, married Jessie Tomkins, Colac

February 27, 1851

Sisters take charge of Illinois General Hospital

February 27, 2005

The Sister Mary Hanrahan Arts Faculty Building is opened at Villa Maria College, Christchurch. It is named for Mary Hanrahan rsm, Principal of the College for 20 years.