Saturday 25 March 2000
Sr M Michael Bell began Youth Mercy Associates in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
SUBMIT A MERCY FACT
May 06, 1889

Blessed Katherine Drexel, Foundress of Sisters of Blessed Sacrament, began novitiate in Mercy convent, Pittsburgh

May 06, 1872

Foundation to Warrnambool, Victoria from Baggot St - M Philomena Maguire

May 06, 1840

Foundation to Galway from Baggot St - M Teresa White

May 07, 1894

Foundation to Rosscarbery from Skibbereen, Co Cork - M de Sales Dooner

May 07, 1904

Convent at Wath-upon-Dearne, South Yorkshire founded from Hull.

May 07, 1872

Foundation to Middletown, Connecticut from Ennis - M Agnes Healy

May 08, 2003

Death of Sr Mairead Burke of Muhoroni Mission, Kenya from malaria.

May 08, 1883

Sisters from Tralee began work in Fever Hospital, Listowel, Co Kerry

May 08, 1862

Building of St Mary's Convent Ponsonby, Motherhouse of the Sisters of Mercy Auckland is completed. Sisters still live and minister on the site.

May 08, 1848

Foundation to Loretto, Pennsylvania from Pittsburgh - M Catherine Wynne

May 09, 1839

Death at Baggot St of first non-Irish Sister - M Gertrude Jones from Wales

May 10, 1861

Final profession of first Irish Sisters

May 10, 1861

Foundation to Brisbane, Queensland from Baggot St - M Vincent Whitty

May 10, 1861

Foundation to Brisbane, Australia from Baggot St – M Vincent Whitty

May 11, 1852

Foundation to Hartford, Connecticut from Providence, Rhode Island - M Frances Warde

May 11, 1928

Death of M Berchmans Deane, Foundress of West Perth, Western Australia

May 11, 1912

Foundation to Tiffin (Toledo), Ohio from Cincinnati

May 11, 1885

Opening of Meteor Park Orphanage, Rockhampton, Queensland

May 12, 1880

Foundation to Mt Gambier from Adelaide - M Baptist McDonnell

May 12, 1852

Foundation to New Haven, Connecticut From Rhode Island - M Camillus Byrn (Catherine's god-child)

May 12, 1911

Foundation to Goodna, Queensland from Brisbane - M Scholastica McNamee

May 13, 1864

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

May 13, 1887

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

May 14, 1828

Death of Fr Armstrong, Catherine's friend and adviser