Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer requests
Please remember in your prayers the intentions of all those who have asked us to pray for them:
Dianna McCormick, Pauline Ferry, Sally S Murphy and all those whose names are on our prayer list.
Anne Hannon rsm - Vice postulator Europe and Africa
Sheila Carney rsm - Vice postulator Americas
Mary Duffy rsm - Vice postulator Australia, New Zealand, Philippines
Trafficking in Persons Report 2011 (Americas)
The US Separtment of State have recently released the Trafficking in Persons Report 2011. This report ranks 184 countries, including the US.
The report is the product of a collaborative process that involves ambassadors and embassies and NGOs as well as the State Department team in Washington; it provides a snapshot about what’s happening. It shows us where political will and political leadership are making a difference.
Messages to Deirdre Mullan rsm
Celebrating 75 years of health care ministry (Aotearoa New Zealand)
Mercy Hospital celebrated its 75th jubilee on 16 July 2011. Mercy is the only private elective surgical hospital in Otago. In excess of 6000 surgical admissions occurred last year, a huge growth in comparison to the 400 operations undertaken in the hospital's founding year.
Messages to Katrina Fabish rsm - Leadership Team Communications
Editor: Mercy Hospital Dunedin is this week's featured Mercy website
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Founding of the Sisters of Mercy (Americas)
Congratulations to the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas who today 'remember our heritage, the many gifts of life we have received from God through Jesus, Catherine and the women of Mercy who have gone before us' and for whom we pray 'that the bonds we formalized 20 years ago will continue to endure, will enliven us, … will serve our church and touch our world...'
Messages to Pat Kenny rsm - Institute Communications
Book for the Living Mercy Conference (Australia)
This conference is being sponsored by the Brisbane Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy as part of their sesquicentenary celebrations.
Theme: The Challenges of Living Mercy
Venue: All Hallows' School, Brisbane
Details of keynotes, workshops and seminars are now online and registration can be made online. Registration fees:
Full registration - $ AUD325 (early bird) before 22nd July: $AUD375 after 22nd July
Daily rate - $AUD150
Key Note Address only - $AUD30 each session
Messages to Andrew Beiers - Project Officer
1783: Death of Catherine's father, James McAuley
1872: Foundation to St Johnsbury, Vermont - M Stanislaus O"Malley
1889: Foundation to Kyneton from Geelong - M Gabriel Sherlock
1991: Founding of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas - first president, Doris Gottemoeller
Alleluias and Amens is a book of poems Sister Patricia Schnapp based on gospel verses and illustrated by Sister Maura Barga
Ranging from lyrical to colloquial, these poems echo our inner responses to the joys, losses and surprises of our ordinary days. Each poem is followed by a reflective question.
To place an order email the author at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mercy Hospital Dunedin Limited
Mercy Hospital is a private not-for-profit organisation with charitable status.
The organisation is owned by Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa Sisters of Mercy New Zealand. The hospital was established in 1936 and relocated to the current Maori Hill site in 1969. Our main focus is private elective surgery with six theatres, a two bed ICU facility, forty-one inpatient beds, twenty-four day surgery beds, six day surgery chairs along with a fully equipped Cardiac Catheterisation Lab.
How 'strong' is your email password?
With Microsoft soon to roll out a new feature preventing hotmail users from choosing a very common password when you sign up for an account, or when you change your password, this is a timely reminder to ensure you use a 'strong' password.
For a secure password-
Do not use commonly used words or phrases
Include both numbers and letters
Use Capitals randomly in your password
If it is allowed in your password, include at least 2 characters or symbols