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  Sacred Spaces Singleton has had a great start to 2019; kicking off with their ‘Welcome to Singleton’ event. The former mercy Convent encouraged all new residents to come to the former Convent and learn about all the wonderful things Singleton has to offer:  from music to theatre, to sport to commerce, they have it

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In response to the mandate from the 2017 Chapter, the Institute Leadership Team has established the Future Governance Working Party (FGWP) to develop recommendations for the future governance of the Institute’s incorporated ministries so that they can continue to flourish.    The work of the FGWP is divided into three main tasks: To undertake comprehensive exploration of real options for

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  The Writing Case below is believed to have been made by Sr. Mary Thecla Geddes around 1945. Evelyn Geddes was born in 1905 and entered the Sisters of Mercy Convent in Townsville in June 1925.   During her religious life she was a teacher and worked at many schools in Townsville, Bowen, Ingham and

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February 15, 2019

Thank you to all of those people who participated in the 2019 Commissioning Ritual. To view a replay click on the arrow below. Click here to download the Commissioning Ritual Booklet For more information contact communication@ismapng.org.au

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  On Wednesday December 12, Foundation Day was celebrated at the Mercy Hub with a prayer service held in the morning and again in the evening. The morning service included the launch of ‘Spirit in the Land’, an exhibition of paintings by Margaret Broadbent RSM.   South C Community Leader, Faye Kelly RSM, invited all

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  This year, Mercy Connect partnered with Victory Lutheran College to offer a one-of-a-kind experience for the VCAL students and the participants of the disability provider.   Mercy Connect are keen on attracting a new generation to come into the disability sector and work as disability support workers.       Back in May, a

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December 18, 2018

  More than 30 students have competed in this year’s Damascus College Energy Breakthrough Team (EBT) at the RACV Energy Breakthrough event in Maryborough, which was held from 22nd to 25th November.   This year was the 21st year Damascus has competed at Maryborough, where they competed against other schools around the region.   EBT

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Nineteen girls and 5 staff from six Mercy schools in Sydney (known as the “Mercy Six”) recently ventured to Rahamim Ecology Centre for an overnight retreat experience.   The retreat was an experience of immersion into the Rahamim way – a distinctively Mercy ministry committed to the healing and protection of Earth. The program was

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December 18, 2018

  Wendy P Mocke is a Papua New Guinean graduate from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), in Sydney Australia. In a recent interview appearing in ‘Paradise’, Air Niugini’s inflight magazine (October 2018), Wendy spoke about her upbringing and credits the Sisters of Mercy as being instrumental in opening doors for her.    “When

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  We hold two interesting suitcases that give insight into the life of Sisters at the Rosanna Convent in the 1950’s. These suitcases display just how few belongings young women would take with them when beginning their new lives as a Sister of Mercy. The Superior at the Rosanna Convent during this time was Mother

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  While the rest of us are wrapping things up and preparing to wind things down for 2018, Anne Foale RSM is only just getting started. Sr Anne took off from Sydney in mid-November heading for the humid climate of Papua New Guinea to attend a number of the graduation ceremonies of the Mercy Works’

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