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Mercy Enews
No. 437 | 25 October 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

Feature

Tea party raises $1,600 for International Good Cup of Tea (Americas)

An employee committee at Mercy Administration Center in Belmont, North Carolina, planned a tea party, complete with tea, scones and ladies in hats and gloves as a highlight of a campaign that raised $1,600 for the International Good Cup of Tea campaign. On Friday, October 7, the entire staff gathered to find white table cloths, china tea sets and ladies dressed in finery from bygone days. Sisters of Mercy who were on hand joined the staff in donning a variety of brightly colored hats.

Photo (from left back row): The creative employee committee that put together the staff tea party in Belmont, N.C. are Susie Brown, Bonnie Williams, Paul Bond and Marlene Carter and (front row) Phyllis Mueller and Patricia Manzi.

Messages to Myra Joines -  Communications Director, Sisters of Mercy South Central Community

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