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just Mercy - Online Newsletter of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea
09 February 2016 |  Issue 22

2016 is a significant year for all Mercy sisters and their colleagues, associates and friends.

The end of 2015 saw a wonderful event 'Celebrating Mercy' take place in Adelaide.

A strong support system is developing between Mercy Associate groups and Mercy Works.

Mercy Health is passionate about keeping aged care residents connected to their local community.

Breda O’Reilly rsm shares her personal experience of following in the footsteps of the first Sisters of Mercy in Australia.

The planting of trees provided Matt Byrne, Principal of Damascus College Ballarat with the opportunity to acknowledge fifty years of Mercy education.

A common bond through iconography and Mercy.

Berneice Loch, Institute Leader, invites us to reflect upon ‘being’ Mercy in the Year of Mercy.

Each month the Sisters of Mercy reflect on and pray for a particular issue in our lives. During February our prayer and reflection is centred on ‘A New Beginning in Mercy’.

With a wealth of experience in diversional therapy, Margaret Randall rsm shares some of her own story with us.

Meet Kath Tierney rsm - recently awarded the Order of Australia medal in the Australia Day Honours.

Barbara Bolster rsm reflects on how the simple action of opening a door has become an important symbol in this Year of Mercy.

Margaret Randall rsm offers a response to the invitation of Pope Francis to identify our continuing challenge in the later stages of life.

Two resources you may find helpful - one for Lent, the other for throughout the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

Some video resources you may find useful as part of the Mercy International Reflection Process.

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