General Interest

EARTH CENTRE STAGE

Margie Abbott rsm is set to facilitate an opportunity to respond to Pope Francis’ call to action on environmental issues in his recent Encyclical on the Environment, “˜Laudato Si’.

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CELEBRATING WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

Rahamim Ecological Learning Community in Bathurst recently joined forces with Charles Sturt University hosting a children’s tea party to celebrate World Environment Day.

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REFUGEE SUPPORT IN BATHURST

Bernie Evens rsm shares the story of the Sisters of Mercy, the Bathurst Refugee Support Group and also the Murray Valley Sanctuary Refugee Group.

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Among the Country’s Best

  December 5, 2016   ISMAPNG congratulates Mercy Health Group Chief Executive Officer Stephen Cornelissen who has just been named CEO of the Year and Health & Pharmaceuticals Executive of the Year at the 2016 CEO Magazine Executive of the Year Awards. CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards is Australia’s most prestigious business awards

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Connecting Both the Past and the Future

December 5, 2016   The Sesquicentenary of the arrival of the Sisters of Mercy in Bathurst was celebrated on the weekend of October 28–30, 2016.  One hundred and fifty years ago, at the invitation of Bishop Matthew Quinn, first Catholic Bishop of Bathurst, seven Sisters arrived from Charleville in Ireland. Within a few days they

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A Joyous Occasion in PNG

December 5, 2016   Last Saturday, 26 November many people gathered in St Paul’s Parish Church, Mt Hagen, Papua New Guinea with Sisters of Mercy from different parts of PNG and Australia for the celebration of Mathilda Paro’s First Profession as a Sister of Mercy in ISMAPNG.  Mathilda was delighted to have Bishop Arnold Orowae,

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Integration and Sustainable Living

December 5, 2016 Margaret Adams rsm spoke of her experience of living sustainably for the launch of the Institute’s Sustainable Living Policy on November 4, 2016. Listen to her words by clicking the play sign below. The ISMAPNG Sustainable Living Policy calls us all to contribute to living in an integrated and sustainable way. This

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Going Out on a Limb

  7 December 2016   On a Christmas tree which stands in the ‘new’ McAuley House is the message ‘Remember you are of great value in this world.’ Catherine McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, went out on a limb in 1827 when she opened the House of Mercy in Baggot St, Dublin, for

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