If you are experiencing difficulties viewing this email click here to view in your browser.
just Mercy - Online Newsletter of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea
28 July 2014 |  Issue 8

NAIDOC Week, which takes place each July, reminds us of the need to share our resources beyond our own local communities. This is a story of the support offered by Mercy Works to one particular community.

On July 12, 2014, the Family Care Sisters (FCS) and the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea (ISMAPNG), marked a significant development in their ongoing partnership as Religious Congregations working together into the future.

'Welcome! Welcome to the home of Catherine McAuley on Baggot Street, Dublin. Today is a very special day for Mercy Sisters and lay Associates all over the world...' Words spoken on July 23, 1994.

A recent gala charity event contributed greatly to the Mercy Health Palliative Care Appeal .

On July 14, staff of Damascus College Ballarat gathered for their annual Religious Education Day. This year it was led by Sr Karon Donnellon RSM.

The annual gathering of the newer members in ISMAPNG was held at Goroka from Sunday 29 June till Friday 04 July.

Each month the Sisters of Mercy reflect on and pray for a particular issue in our lives. Please join us in reflection and prayer during August in Solidarity with Vulnerable Women.

Members of Young Mercy Links are active in working among the disadvantaged groups in our communities. Here are some of their recent commitments.

This month, Jane McGee, Institute Archivist, shares some of her story with us in this Mercy profile.

Helen Duffy rsm shares the richness of her Mercy story with us.

On July 11-12 the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace called together experts and academics for a Seminar on the Global Common Good.

Words for reflection and action from Pope Francis.

We hope you value this email. However, should you no longer wish to receive this eNewsletter,
please unsubscribe via the following link: unsubscribe