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just Mercy - Online Newsletter of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea
10 September 2015 |  Issue 19

A Mercy Day message from Berneice Loch rsm, Leader of the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Sisters of Mercy and their Colleagues, Associates and Friends recently attended the biennial Catherine McAuley Symposium in Cairns, Newcastle and Melbourne.

A ground-breaking book, focussing on the sinister and structural oppression of young women on which the sex trade thrives, was launched last week.

You can experience this at an exhibition at Australian Catholic University Gallery in Fitzroy on Tuesday 29 September.

Australian students join an international Mercy pilgrimage to the first House of Mercy.

Doors of the former Convent of Mercy Singleton were recently thrown open in celebration.

Bethlehem Home for the Aged celebrated in style recently.

A new appointment for the Board of Mercy Education Limited.

New connections were made over a meal recently in Coffs Harbour NSW.

Kaitlyn Krahe, who graduated from Our Lady of Mercy College in Heidelberg in 2013, has been keeping herself busy!

There has been much discussion around the naming of groups associated with the Sisters of Mercy.

Recently, Sisters of Mercy and the people of Ingham, Queensland celebrated the centenary of the Sisters of Mercy in the Herbert River area.

Each month the Sisters of Mercy reflect on and pray for a particular issue in our lives. During September our prayer and reflection is centred on care of the earth – ‘Our Common Home’.

ISMAPNG commences the development of a framework for the work of Advocacy

Sr Marion McDonald shares an engaging, thought provoking and delightful account of Mercy life.

Meet Ian Hobbs who is Director Mercy Support Services for ISMAPNG.

The Sisters of Mercy and Damascus College Ballarat have a long association with Timor-Leste. Here is one student’s experience.

Pope Francis has announced a “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation”

After fifty years of religious life Maureen Healy rsm responded to a call to serve God’s people in Wilcannia.

Breda O’Reilly rsm shares her experience of an educational opportunity with a difference.


The video clip presently on the Home Page of the Institute web site this month is "AS MARY DID" - a reflection on the patroness of the Institute Our Lady of Mercy.
Read more HERE

Mercy E-news invites all to join in the celebrations for Mercy Day and to support the cause for Catherine McAuley’s Beatification.

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