General Interest

One earth, one climate, one chance

A group of Parramatta Sisters of Mercy and friends recently gathered for a day of reflection with Adelaide Sister Margie Abbott. “Margie’s expertise led us through the day with sensitivity, good humour and beautiful imagery,” says Sister Marg Hinchey (Parramatta). “Her passion for the earth, joy in life and deep spirituality were so evident.”

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Mercy stories from World Youth Day continue

During the recent World Youth Day celebrations in Sydney, over 1,000 students, staff, sisters and friends from Mercy schools around Australia and the world gathered for a one-day conference at Monte Sant’ Angelo College in North Sydney. Among those participating were some newer Institute members and some who’ve been around for a bit longer! Sisters Nance Cale (Wilcannia-Forbes), Elizabeth Young (Adelaide) and Robina Einde (Papua New Guinea) offer their reflections.

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Ballarat sister’s work in Timor Leste honoured

Sister Helen Nolen, a Sister of Mercy of the Ballarat East Congregation, was honoured this week by Rotary Mosman (NSW) with the prestigious Paul Harris Fellowship Award for her outstanding contribution to the community, particularly to the people of Fohorem in Timor Leste.

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Mercy stories from World Youth Day

During the recent World Youth Day celebrations in Sydney, over 1,000 students and staff from Mercy schools around Australia and the world gathered for a one-day conference at Monte Sant’ Angelo College, North Sydney.

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