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  Catherine McAuley would surely have smiled upon us her Sisters, as we gathered on a dull, drab, cold and windy morning in Ballarat, for the second of two Jubilee Celebrations of Sisters from the South B and C  Communities.   Inside the Mercure Convention Centre it was different. The good cup of tea was

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  Sisters and friends gathered last week at the Mercy Hub in Carlton North to celebrate the recent opening of three cookhouses in Papua New Guinea and to hear about plans for more in the future.    Cookhouse n Tanks a Lot (CTAL) Leader, Margaret Ryan RSM painted the picture about how these wonderful projects

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  Over 110 people came along to Sacred Spaces Singleton on Sunday, 13 October 2019 and enjoyed the wonderful Russian folk music performed by the Sydney Balalaika Orchestra.   The music was both lively and moving and was enjoyed by all who attended. This was the third visit by the Orchestra in six years and

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  Each year, as part of the Mercy Day celebrations Mercedes College Adelaide selects a recipient worthy of their ‘Mercy Day Award’.  This award is for someone who has, through their actions and commitment demonstrated a special dedication to the Mercy values.  This year Sr Maryanne Loughry was the recipient of the Mercy Day Award.

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  The following is a personal reflection of Jeanette Morris, Education Officer – Indigenous Education, Catholic Education Office, Ballarat.  It was delivered for the Mercy Day Liturgy on 24 September at Mercy Place Ballarat.  Jeanette felt very honoured to be part of the ceremony for several reasons.  Firstly, as a Buanditj women who is strong

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  Rahamim have developed a new online course that looks at climate change and how you can do something about it.   While climate change has been known about by scientists, at least in theory, since the 1890s, the majority of us only started to hear about it in the late 2000s. This course is

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  A special Mercy Day event celebrated at the Rockhampton Mater Hospital was the blessing of the new grotto and statue of Our Lady of Lourdes in the Mater grounds. Fr John Hogan presided at this ceremony to which the Sisters and hospital staff were invited.   To understand the significance of this event, one

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  A couple of months into his new role, Trent Dean has great hopes for the future of Mercy Connect.   It is an exciting time for Mercy Connect, with their teams in Albury, Orange and Narrabri committed to serving their participants and their families, friends and carers, to ensure that every person they support lives

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  On Friday 4th of October, as part of the Season of Creation, Young Mercy Links welcomed eco-stylist, Nina Gbor at the Mercy Hub on Nicholson St, to partner in hosting our very first ethical and sustainable fashion event.   We began the afternoon with a skills swap, with knitting and crochet lessons… a few

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    Santa Maria College began on Noongar country, in 1938 under the direction of the Sisters of Mercy. We are a community where diversity is valued, where everyone is encouraged to learn and grow and to work towards equality for all people.   Our College’s vision for reconciliation is to have a school that

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      On Monday, September 23, St. Phillip’s Church, Kotara was once again the gathering place for over 200 Year 4 students and their teachers from regional Newcastle Mercy schools. The annual Regional Mercy Day is the result of an exciting program that is now in its sixth year.   Each year students from

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In their letter for this year’s Season of Creation, Christian faith leaders write that ‘we are part of a single, wondrously complex web of life that is woven by God. … During the Season of Creation, we unite as one family in Christ, celebrating the bonds we share with each other and with “every living

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