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Mercy Enews
No. 387 | 20 October 2010

Catherine McAuley, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, used her inheritance in service of the needs of her time. Today, Sisters of Mercy, through Mercy International Association, use their resources to respond to issues of global poverty demonstrated in the massive displacement of persons worldwide...This vision keeps alive the founding spirit of Catherine among peoples of the world most in need of God's compassion and mercy.
from the MIA Visioning Statement 2007


Walking in Catherine's Footsteps in Peru - Summer 2010

On June 11, 2010 a new Our Lady of Mercy Technical and Production Centre was formally inaugurated and blessed in a new Human Settlement called Alto Trujillo. Alto Trujillo is located about half an hour outside the city of Trujillo with a population of 61,000 and growing every day. It is divided into barrios (districts) and is politically recognized as a place of extreme poverty. Nine years ago the sisters decided to move out of the somewhat developed areas where they had been ministering and join forces with those struggling to eke out an existence in this newly established settlement...

Messages to Immaculata Murphy rsm


Mercy Links

Sunday Readings:  Veronica Lawson rsm (Australia / Ballarat East) offers a reflection on the readings for Sundays. To access these reflections, click here and then click on the picture of the Bible where you can read the Scripture as well as the reflection.

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