September 23, 2013

Mercy Day 2013 Greetings #1

The great feast that unites the Mercy world is Mercy Day.

Its origin dates back to September 24th. 1827 when the House on Baggot Street opened as a school for the education of poor young girls and as a residence for homeless girls and women.

Happy Mercy Day to all!


Our heartfelt greetings to one and all for Mercy Day Celebrations as we approach the 20th Anniversary of Mercy International Centre in our efforts to make our Mercy Spirituality relevant to wherever we are in the world on this day and age. We joyfully greet each one with great hopes in our hearts to heed the call for Mercy by reaching out to the distressed in whatever way we can as needed.
Happy Mercy Day to all!

-M. Carmela N. Cabactulan, RSM Philippines


Dear Sisters and Associates,
We wish you a very Happy Mercy Day and ask God through Venerable Catherine
for many graces and blessings on you and your ministries during the coming year.
Happy Mercy Day.

-Sisters Brigid, Carmel, Margaret and Rovena
From Earville, Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia


Greetings from the United Nations to all Sisters, Associates and friends on this day when we united as people of Mercy!

-Sister Deirdre Mullan
Executive Director
The Partnership for Global Justice


Greetings to Sr. Jacquiline Nedd and all the Mercy sisters in the 47 countries across the globe where they give service in situations of crisis, education and health.

HAPPY MERCY DAY! May we continue to touch the lives of those in misery and continue to share and feel the loving presence of our GOD.


-Rosemarie Choo -Shee-Nam


God bless all the Sisters of Mercy throughout the world. My two sisters, one brother and myself were educated by the Sisters of Mercy in Wellington – St Catherine’s primary school in Kilbirnie and thereafter St Mary’s College in Wellington. We are so fortunate to have had such a wonderful and Catholic education and even although I am now a mother of five children, grandmother of 17, and great-grandmother of four (and another expected), we are so thankful to the sisters whom we have encountered during our lives and for the great example of love and compassion so freely given by Catherine McAuley, so please accept our greetings to all who are celebrating Mercy Day on 24 September.

-Teresa and John McDonald Upper Hutt, NZ, Marion and Gary Goodwin Upper Hutt, NZ,
John and Mildred MacDonald, England and Eileen and Ted Jordan, Upper Hutt, NZ.


On this Mercy Day may we all remember who serve the poor and special the Sister and Associates who work at the UN.
To all Sister of Mercy and Associates through out the world be bless and through Catherine intercessions prayers give
us all the strength to minister to everyone through out the work

May Our Lady of Mercy and Her Son Our Lord blessed and fill our hearts with there Love and Peace. Amen

-Anne Simon,
Mercy Associate, Canberra Australia


The Conference for Mercy Higher Education, the network of 17 colleges and universities throughout the United States, extends greetings to all in Mercy's name on Mercy Day 2013. We are proud of our ministries in higher education and delighted to see the Mercy ethos made concrete through the work of our leaders, faculty, students, and staff. We commend you and we celebrate with you on this special day.

-Moya K. Dittmeier, EdD
Executive Director
Conference for Mercy Higher Education


To all of us who belong to Mercy around the world I send my greetings and my thanks for all the Mercy energies expended inmission.
Thank you and may all to whom we minister be blessed.

-Ruth Egar rsm


Greetings to all around the world. Many blessings be yours on this Mercy Day.

-Colette Baldwin rsm
Omaha, Nebraska


Warm greetings to all for Mercy Day 2014

-from Catherine and Maureen in Kiunga, Western Province, PNG


May we celebrate this day, September 24, 2013, in the spirit of Catherine McAuley, opening our doors to the poor, sick and uneducated as she did at Baggott Street 186 years ago today.
In times like ours when anxiety, fear, homelessness and loneliness are as real as they were in her day, may we always extend our welcome, warmth, joy and practical service wherever our journeys take us.
May we celebrate the oneness that is ours, the story and spirituality we share and the mission that drives us as we trip about, always knowing that our center is in God who sends us forth and draws us home.

-Institute of Sisters of Mercy of the Americas


Happy Mercy Day from the students, staff and administration of Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women in Rochester, New York!
On this great feast we pray that we will be a school worthy of our name.
Blessings to all

-Sister Pat Beairsto, Campus Minister, on behalf of the Our Lady of Mercy School Community


As we celebrate Mercy Day, may we each come with a gift in our hand designed to make life a better place.
May we pour it out like oil on the universe. May we continue to be faithful and trusting, accepting each moment
as a gift of God.
With love & Blessings,

-Congregational Leadership Team of the Sisters of Mercy


Mercy Day Greetings to all our Mercy Sisters all over the world. You are in our thoughts and prayers as we celebrate our great Feast.

-From all the Sisters in Kilkee, Co Clare, Ireland


Dear Mercy Family, May the Blessings of this Day be Yours

-Blessings, Tina

Tina Geiger rsm
Co -Director Catholic Rural Ministry
Oil City Deanery



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