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Mercy Enews
No. 404 | 16 March 2011

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


Message of Sympathy and Support for Japan

Tuesday, March 15-

Dear Sisters, Associates, students and friends of Mercy,

I have just been to the Mission of Japan to the United Nations and delivered to Ambassador Shigeki Sumi
a letter of sympathy and support at this time of great national tragedy for that nation.

I have also received a letter from the Mission of New Zealand to the United Nations acknowledging our prayers and support .


Messages to Deirdre Mullan rsm - Director MGC

Editor: The Message from the Secretary General in response to the tragedy in Japan, and an eye witness account of the first three days, written by a member of the Congregation of Notre Dame (CND)  resident in Japan have been posted as the two latest MGC posts and are linked to this item.


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