Celebrating Mercy Day at Mercy International (MIA)
Mercy Day will be celebrated at Mercy International on Friday 23rd September with Mass at midday followed by a meal. Any Sisters of Mercy or Associates who would like to celebrate with us are welcome. Those visiting Ireland for any reason are particularly welcome.
Please contact us (email preferred) no later than 19th September.
Messages to: Madeleine O'Hanlon - receptionist MIC
Global Action Lived Locally: A Case Study from Argentina (MGA)
Trafficking is an issue which engages the Sisters of Mercy in Argentina at both a practical and a political level where they are involved in advocacy and lobbying to end trafficking.
A report on their activities has been provided to readers of Mercy E-News by Sr Deborah.
Messages to Mary Purcell
Celebrating Mercy with Mary Sullivan rsm (GB Institute)
September 3rd saw the start of a series of Reflection Days on Catherine McAuley for Sisters of Mercy of Great Britain. “Don’t Miss It”, a day to celebrate Mercy with Mary Sullivan RSM (America), was organized by the Canonization Group, in St. Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham.
A video clip of the talk has been posted on the GB Institute website.
Messages to: Cathy Edge rsm - Communications Contact
Editor: This video (13'12") is a most useful new video resource for Mercy Day
On Friday, September 2nd, Adele Howard rsm, Founder and Director of Fraynework Multimedia, concluded her 16 years of gifted leadership of this Mercy ministry where she has led the development of the mercyworld.org website, the creation of the weekly Mercy E-News and the production of the interactive CD-ROM, Mercy and Justice Shall Meet , among other significant Mercy and Church online and interactive developments including Become One Body One Spirit in Christ.
Fraynework has been incorporated with a new Board and a new CEO.
Adele will continue in her role as the communications and culture consultant to Mercy International Association. She has been appointed to full time communications consultancy and advice - Mercy Communications.
Messages to Adele Howard rsm
Editor: Mercy Communications is this week's featured Mercy website.
Mercy Receives Lifetime Contribution Award (Australia)
Helen Monkivitch rsm AO has been recognised by Catholic Health Australia for her contribution to Catholic health and aged-care services as the second recipient of the Sr Maria Cunningham Lifetime Contribution Award.
Catholic Health Australia is the largest non-government provider grouping of health, community and aged care services in Australia, nationally representing Catholic health care sponsors, systems, facilities, and related organisations and services.
The award was presented at a formal dinner on Thursday 1 September, during CHA's National Conference at the Great Hall in Parliament House, Canberra. The awards were announced by CHA CEO Martin Laverty and presented by CHA Stewardship Board Chairman Tony Wheeler.
Helen is the Director of Leadership and Mission at Mercy Health
Messages to Helen Monkivitch rsm
Catherine - mercy empowering at margins (Aotearoa New Zealand)
The 2011 Catherine McAuley Lecture was presented by Mary Reynolds rsm, Executive Director of Mercy International Association.
Entitled 'God's Mercy from Age to Age' the lecture offered a reflection on the birthing, expansion and challenge of the Mercy charism.
Messages to: Katrina Fabish rsm - Leadership Communications
Editor: This article is a most useful new text resource for Mercy Day
Final Profession Day in Nairobi, Kenya (The Congregation)
On 26th August 2011, Mary Wangui Kanyi rsm, Teresiah Njoki Njoroge rsm and Esther Lopeyok Erus rsm were finally professed in St. Austin’s Catholic Church, Msongari, Nairobi.
The ceremony was presided over by His Lordship, Bishop Anthony Muheria of Kitui Diocese.
Bishop Muheria’s words were both challenging and inspirational. He said Mercy is predominantly a quality of God and to grow in mercy we are to grow in godliness; as a group we are like an orchestra with a variety of instruments, each playing its part...
Messages to Margaret O’Brien rsm
1956: Two Filipina women began novitiate, St Maries of the Isle, Cork.
An invitation is extended to those preparing resources for Mercy Day to share these with the broader Mercy network through contributing these to the Mercyworld.org website.
Contributions to Mercy News
This week's Mercy E-News articles highlight two new resources available for use for Mercy day celebrations.
Specialising in effective communication for not for profit organisations committed to making a difference in our world.
'Mercy is the message...'
Printing and Print Preview in Word 2010
In Microsoft Office 2010 programs, you now preview and print your Office files in one location — on the Print tab in the Microsoft Office Backstage view.
For more information, go to the microsoft site which is linked to this item.