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just Mercy - Online Newsletter of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea
27 June 2016 |  Issue 26

With Refugee Week taking place in June each year, now is an ideal time to raise awareness about the issues affecting refugees and celebrate the positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society.

This Jubilee Year of Mercy and the 170th year of the arrival of the Sisters of Mercy in Australia, also marks another anniversary.

Rich insights emerged from a gathering between the Rahamim Ecology Centre and Mercy Ethos Office on June 8th and 9th, 2016

Retired Principal Leon Walsh shares the story of a beautiful reflective space in Grafton, NSW and a community’s pride in its Mercy Heritage.

A public presentation will be held in Melbourne on June 30 this year offering unique insights into human trafficking issues.

Mercy Health cares for more than 190,000 people across Australia each year and now it’s turning its attention to caring for our common home – the earth.

Mercy Services Newcastle undertakes a new project

The students of the Academy of Mary Immaculate have the City of Melbourne as a valuable learning resource.

The launch of the ISMAPNG Mercy Associates’ new vision and model highlights the Mercy of God expressed through collaboration with others.

Recently St Catherine’s House of Hospitality received a very welcome grant to continue provision of facilities for live-in conferences, or just some quiet time away.

Terry Power from Mercy Ministries in Far North Queensland shares a practical example of ISMAPNG’s response to Pope Francis’ call to action on the environment this year.

The Year of Mercy, with its call to hear “the cry of the poor and the cry of the Earth”, has brought renewed focus on the need for stewardship of nature, bring about the creation of ‘the Murnong Trail’.

Odhran O’Brien continues his series of interviews with Sisters of Mercy in Western Australia.

Again during our 170th Year, we take a very brief glimpse into the life of one of our seven pioneer Sisters.

Rahamim Ecological Learning Community in Bathurst recently joined forces with Charles Sturt University hosting a children’s tea party to celebrate World Environment Day.

Each year students from a number of Mercy schools gather under the banner of ‘Seeds of Justice’

During July our prayer and reflection calls us to ‘a new heart … a new spirit’ .

Institute Leader Berneice Loch rsm reflects on “What does it mean to say “Home is where the heart is”?

Mercy International Centre offers programmes of interest to Mercy people.

Visit Sacred Spaces in Singleton for an exciting performance.

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