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just Mercy - Online Newsletter of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea
08 December 2015 |  Issue 21

As one year draws to a close and another begins, Institute Leader, Sr Berneice Loch, speaks of an opportunity to explore Mercy anew.

Eveline Crotty rsm of the Urban Ministry Movement Sydney shares one initiative undertaken in their work of formation and training.

Celebrations were held recently to mark the 70 year milestone of the establishment of a Catholic hospital in Albury.

Mercy Works is appealing for assistance for Papua New Guinea residents enduring one of the worst droughts in their history.

A resource for reflection and prayer during the Year of Mercy

The recent launch of a book 'For God and the Sick' honours Mercy Health Care in Central Queensland.

‘The kind word, the gentle compassionate look and the patient hearing of sorrows’

Dr Mary Nuttall rsm shares her work in the involvement of parents in their child’s learning and development.

Maitland-Newcastle Diocesan news writer Monica Scanlon visits the Mercy Spirituality Centre at Toronto, NSW.

Recently the Minister for Mental Health officially opened the Ursula Frayne Centre in Footscray, Victoria.

ISMAPNG sisters and staff are currently involved in a wonderful enterprise to show palliative care patients the care of Mercy.

The Sisters of Mercy were a presence at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival last week.

A recent stint as a juror on a case of domestic violence caused a ‘mind shift’ in Alan Eldridge.

Each month the Sisters of Mercy reflect on and pray for a particular issue in our lives. During December our prayer and reflection is a call to a compassionate response to displacement and homelessness.

A significant Australian theologian credits her flourishing career to a Mercy Sister who threatened to haunt her beyond the grave.

Julien O’Connell AM has been recently recognised in the 2015 CEO Magazine Executive of the Year Awards.

Young Mercy Links members work together for an important justice issue.

Around the world people recently gathered on the matter of climate change.

‘Mercy is like a cup of tea that warms your heart and soul’. Here Melbourne writer Peta Edmonds describes her experience of Mercy.

Madeline Duckett rsm shares some of the influences at work as she wrote her book “Boots, Cracked Pots and a Place at the Table”

An initiative of Mercy Works, 'Gifts of Mercy' cards are a wonderful Christmas option.

You are invited to participate in the MERCY INTERNATIONAL REFLECTION PROCESS for the Year of Mercy.


We wish you all every blessing for Christmas and a safe and peace-filled New Year.


The next issue of 'Just Mercy' will be published in mid-February, 2016

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