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  Over a recent six week period, Mercy Connect staff members undertook travel training with participant Neville on the local Albury / Wodonga public transport network, enabling him to travel on his own to programs at SITE Disability Services, Wodonga.   Each Tuesday, Neville catches three buses from Lavington to Wodonga, initially being supported by Mercy Connect staff and

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  A very special event for the Mini Mercies from Mercedes College was held on Tuesday April 10 at the Mercy Heritage Centre Perth. The group celebrated five years of commitment to learning about Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy, which included after school sessions at the former Convent of Mercy, Victoria Square.  

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  On Saturday 14 April, a wonderful jubilee celebration was held in Canberra for four Sisters. It was one of many celebrations being held across the Institute this year, with more than 70 Sisters celebrating the milestone of either 40, 50, 60 or 70 years as Sisters of Mercy.   Sisters June Cassidy RSM (60 years),

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  Young Mercy Links has kicked off for the year with an orientation day on Sunday 4th of March at the Nicholson St Hub in Carlton North.   Christie Tran introduced herself as the newly appointed coordinator for the group, taking over from Bernadette Hogan.   “I am very grateful to Bernadette for her support

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In this video profile, find out how Kerry Willison went from being an award winning ballroom dancer, to dreaming of being a window dresser, before finding a ‘safe home’ as a Sister of Mercy. Messages to Kerry Willison To watch the video, click on the play arrow below:

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    Leaders of the Institute’s incorporated ministries have gathered for a forum whosefocus included the new Chapter Statement and models for delivering ministry into the future.   The sixth annual forum, which was held in Sydney on March 20 and 21, brought together leaders of the Institute’s incorporated ministries, the Institute Leadership Team, Community Leaders and some staff.

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  Key policy area: Energy. Minimising energy use   Why do we want to cut energy use around the home?   The ISMAPNG Sustainable Living Policy reminds us of the devastating reality that “our planet is threatened as never before with mass destruction of all its life-forms. …We are also aware that the human poor

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  Internationally renowned folk musicians, The London Klezmer Quartet, performed in the Sisters of Mercy Chapel, in Singleton, on Sunday, 11 March 2018 to a crowd of over 170 people.   The London Klezmer Quartet were on their Australian tour and performed their last concert with us before returning to London.  The Quartet performed a

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    Mercy Place Warrnambool nurse Katrina recently had a beautiful exchange with Dave Hughes on the Hughesy and Kate Show (104.1FM).    Katrina was one of the nurses who was there for Dave Hughes’ father in his months on this Earth and she felt like she needed to share a message with the radio presenter,

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  Nicki Patten has joined the Institute as General Counsel as part of her desire of contributing to the greater good and furthering the mission of Mercy.     In her role as General Counsel Nikki provides high level legal advice tailored to the needs of the Institute across a wide range of legal and governance issues.   “My favourite part of

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  Lorraine Phelan RSM recently attended the Refugee Alternatives Conference in Melbourne along with a small group of other Sisters. She reports on her experiences here: I, together with a small band of Mercies, namely – Deirdre Gardiner RSM, Joan Kelleher RSM, Marg Moore RSM, Rosemary Patterson RSM with four of the Jesuit Refugee Service volunteers

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  Sisters have joined with other religious in a conference that sought to reclaim the vision and plan ongoing action against human trafficking. Two Sisters, Carmel Heagerty RSM and Carole McDonald RSM, have prepared a report below.   ACRATH President, Sister Noelene Simmons sm, presented the Annual Report of the 2017 Activities at the AGM

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