Environmental Sustainability at Mater Health Services Brisbane (MGA)
The Sisters of Mercy in Australia have been offering compassionate care to the sick and needy according to the values of mercy, dignity, care, commitment and quality since the Mater Hospital in Brisbane opened in 1906.
Messages to Chris Hill - Mater Hospital
Editor: The Mater is this week's featured Mercy website
Everyday Choices Support Slavery (MGA)
It was appalling to discover, through an online survey, that it takes 40 slaves to support my lifestyle. My choices and quantity of food, clothing and shoes, electronics and sporting equipment were all factored into the computations at www.slaveryfootprint.com
Messages to Marianne Comfort - Institute of the Americas Justice Team
Good Cup of Tea... Reports of More Gatherings (MIA)
Reports on Good Cup of Tea events held at St Catharine's Edinburgh, in Toowong Brisbane, at Thornhill College, Derry, Northern Ireland and at Kyogle in Northern New South Wales, join the many we have been reading about over recent weeks. These Reports can be found immediately below the report from Mercy International Centre (first report on the page).
Thank you to all those who have sent in reports of these marvellous Mercy gatherings.
How to make a donation
If you would like to make a secure online credit / debit card donation you can do so at:
You can make a bank payment to:
Bank of Ireland, Baggot Street Branch
Account No.: 27868395
IBAN: IE59 BOFI 9014 9027 8683 95
Cheque or Bank Draft
You can send donations directly by cheque or bank draft to:
Mercy International Centre, 64a Lwr Baggot St., Dublin 2, Ireland.
Remember to always name your donation as ‘International Good Cup of Tea’ event.
For further information or enquiries contact: email@example.com
Mary Reynolds rsm - Executive Director MIA
Reminder: Special Celebrations at MIC (MIA)
Monday 12 December: 180th anniversary of the founding of the Sisters of Mercy
On the 180th anniversary of the founding of the Sisters of Mercy, Mass will be celebrated at George’s Hill at 12 midday. Lunch will be served at Mercy International Centre from 1.30pm.
RSVP is required for both Mass and Lunch. Please ring– 353 (0)1 661 8061 or email Madeleine or & let us know whether you will be attending the Mass and/or lunch. All our Mercy friends are invited.
Messages to Madeleine O'Hanlon - Receptionist
Editor: A prayer service for Foundation Day has been made available as this week's Mercy Resource
Mercy Responds to Announcement of U.S. Troop Withdrawal in Iraq (Americas)
The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, who have committed themselves to deepen and assimilate more consciously the practice of non-violence, welcome President Obama’s announcement that all U.S. troops will return from Iraq by the end of this year.
Messages to Pat Kenny rsm - Institute Communications
Speaking from... Pakistan (Australia)
Educating the educators
For the past 11 years Sr Margaret Madden has been the Director of the Notre Dame Institute of Education (NDIE), in Karachi. She has been involved with the Institute since it first began in 1991 and lived in Pakistan and been instrumental in its development for the past 16 years.
Messages to Margaret Madden rsm
Editor: A recent interview with Margaret, published at the time of her announcement as Ambassador of Catholic Education Week in Townsville (July 24-30) can be accessed here
1961: Announcement of publication of a book of poems, Dialogue for Christmas Eve, the third published work of Sr M Edwardine
2006: Inaugural Catherine McAuley lecture delivered by Dr Alice Sinnott rsm. The lecture would become an annual event in New Zealand
Prayer Service for Foundation Day
A prayer service for Foundation Day, originally prepared for the South Central Mercy community of the Americas has been shared by Regina Werntz rsm. The prayer service includes specially composed original music for the Suscipe.
Contributions of Prayer Services and Reflections for Foundation Day and Christmas are welcome.
More than a network of seven hospitals, Mater Health Services and its 7500 staff and volunteers provide exceptional care to some 500 000 people each year.
Only one in 10 know what Ctrl-F does - here are shortcuts you should know
"About 90 per cent of computer users don't use CTRL-F to search for a word - as they don't know such a keyboard shortcut exists, a Google survey found..."
A list of keyboard shortcuts computer users should know forms the basis of this article which provides links to: '100 keyboard shortcuts' and to 'Mac shortcuts'
Source: The Age