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Over 600 people poured into the Adelaide Town Hall on Thursday night, 19 May, to hear Sr Joan Chittister OSB deliver the Janette Gray Memorial Lecture. Sr Joan was introduced by Sr Kathleen Williams, a Sister of Mercy who was not only a friend of Sr Janette Gray but also the first chairperson of

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For more than 40 years we have worked with asylum seekers, refugees, and trafficked persons. We have accompanied these people in refugee camps, detention centres and in the community as part of our mission of sharing God’s transforming mercy. We have witnessed at first hand the harmful impact of government policies on the lives of

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Media Release 7 April 2022: World Health Day ‘It’s Now or Never’: Sisters of Mercy urge government to act on the IPCC report Australia’s governments must undertake transformational change to address the climate emergency, the Leader of the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea, Sr Eveline Crotty RSM said today

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The time is now – getting back on mission 12 May in Melbourne Sr Joan’s prophetic views on justice and equality, especially for women in the church, challenges those who would silence women and people at the margins. Through her call to uncommon courage she can help us re-discover the place of religion in

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Earlier this year, the Seville Mercy Conference Centre in Cairns hosted the launch of the Institute’s commitment to the Laudato Si’ Platform.  As part of their commitment to Laudato Si’, Seville is working towards achieving 72 goals in 2021 ranging from composting to solar. Rod Cole-Clarke, Manager of Seville, is very proud to

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The Catherine McAuley Well-Woman’s HPV Project, completed in September 2021 in Wewak in Papua New Guinea, will have lifesaving outcomes, according to medical experts on the ground. The first of its kind Mercy Works project, led by Sr Rachael Waisman RSM and midwife Rhonda Hikin, was implemented by the Sisters of Mercy over

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The recent Damascus College Bright Futures Breakfast was a great success. Held on Tuesday 23 November, guests began arriving the Damascus Events Centre at 6.15am for this annual fundraising event and were treated to the amazing view that encompasses the campus all the way to Wendouree as the sun came up. A

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Click on the arrow above to view a selection of Naser’s artwork featured as part of the exhibition (Click on the magnifying glass in the middle of the image to make it full size). Alternatively you may like to view this gallery as a PDF – Click here ‘The World Next Door’ art exhibition,

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  Today, December 3 2021, is an historic day for the Catholic Church in Australia as it marks the commencement of Mercy Ministry Companions, a new ecclesial entity that incorporates ministries in education, health and aged care, and community services. Mercy Ministry Companions, a ministerial public juridic person of pontifical right,

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The Annual Mercy Connect Dinner Dance was held this month. The Dinner Dance was virtual, with ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns occurring and as such, taking an innovative approach, the Virtual Dinner Dance was designed so that participants could celebrate together, within their own homes and catch up with friends and staff, without the

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