E-news Archives

Mercy E-News is published each Wednesday, 48 weeks each year and distributed to subscribers via email. Each week's issue is automatically archived on this page.


April 25, Edition 768

Changes to Data Protection Legislation in the EU and the Impact on MIA |  MIA Prayer Intention: Those who Lost Their lives at Gallipoli |  Invitation to Morning Prayer in the Baggot Street Chapel |  Mercy Leadership Program and Dublin Pilgrimage  |  Mercy Associates Pilgrimage to Baggot Street |  Intergovernmental Negotiations Towards a Global Compact on Migration |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Anne McLay rsm, Platinum Jubilarian (Brisbane Congregation) |  Acting for Earth Day, 22 April (Parramatta) |  Mercy Province Divests from Fossil Fuels (The Congregation) |  Looking Back: Reflecting on an Act of Civil Disobedience (Americas) |  Further Resources |  5th Sunday of Easter Year B (John 15:1-8) |  On This Day |  Eight Things Your Phone's Camera Can Do—Other Than Snapping Selfies |  New Resource: ‘An Ardent Desire to be United to God and to Serve the Poor, A Celebration of 100 Years of the Sisters of Mercy in the Diocese of Townsville 1878-1978’ |  Be Collaborators of Mercy |  Associates of the Sisters of Mercy (UK) | 

April 18, Edition 767

Help Build A Great Green Wall/
Ayudemos a Plantar la Gran Muralla Verde |  MIA Prayer Intention: Prayer for our Earth |  MGA Leaflet on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #15 Now Available |  Invitation: Volunteer at Baggot Street in 2019 |  Special Prayer Intention: Syria |  Reflection: Mercy to Earth (Americas) |  Critiquing the Impact of the Extractivist Development Model on Earth and Vulnerable Communities (Americas) |  Scripture with Kathleen Rushton rsm (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  South B Community Brings a Little Sunshine to PNG (ISMAPNG) |  Further Resources |  Act on Earth Day: Take the 4Rs pledge |  On This Day |  4th Sunday of Easter Year B (John 10:11-18) |  Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony: 22 April |  Video Reflection: Praise to God from Creation |  Plastic Free..Ideas for Action | 

April 11, Edition 766

Remembering Catherine's First Companion: Mary Ann Doyle |  Journey Away from Plastic: Part 4 |  MIA Prayer Intention: Collaborating with Others |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) – A Call to Action |  Education Programme Developed with MECPATHS Results in Major Award for Hotel Group (The Congregation) |  Students use Spring Break to Serve People in Need (Americas) |  AIM (Autism Initiative at Mercyhurst) Sophomore Takes Center Stage at UN (Americas) |  News from ACRATH’s National Conference and AGM 2018 (ISMAPNG) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  3rd Sunday of Easter Year B (Luke 24:35-48) |  Thornhill Ministries, Derry, Northern Ireland |  'It Commenced With Two' |  Pacem in Terris (‘Peace on Earth’) Released: 11 April 1963 |  Walking with the Risen Christ - New Creation retreat  | 

April 04, Edition 765

Easter Reflection: A Story of Mary Fleming |  MIA Prayer Intention: Commitment to Challenging Unjust Systems |  Journey Away from Plastic: Part 3 |  Valiant Women: CSM (College of Saint Mary) Looks to Break the Poverty Cycle, One Single Mom at a Time (Americas) |  Sacred Heart Geelong Wins Grant To Engage Girls In Digital Technologies (ISMAPNG) |  A New Time for Everything (ISMAPNG) |  Dreamers Make a Mark on Health Care (Americas) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  2nd Sunday of Easter B (John 20:19-31) |  'Preaching the Scriptures Through the Lens of Age and Wisdom' |  World Health Day: 7 April |  Video Reflection: Come and Witness First Light |  How to Download a Copy of Everything Google Knows About You | 

March 28, Edition 764

“Many women were also there…”
(Matthew 27:55) |  Mercy Pilgrimage 2018 - Education Tradition |  MIA Prayer Intention: Holy Week |  Journey Away from Plastic: Part 2 |  Breaking Down the Proposed Global Compact on Migration: A First Glance |  Scripture with Kathleen Rushton rsm: 'Jesus Washed Feet' (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus—Week 7: 'Father, into your hands I commend my spirit!' (Americas) |  Burlingame Sisters of Mercy reach out with solidarity efforts (Americas) |  Sister Marilyn Lacey Receives Honor in Song (Americas) |  Mercy Strongly Represented in 'March for our Lives' (Americas) |  Easter 2018 Reflection: Have You Been to the Garden? (Americas) |  Fishguard Community Celebrate Centenary - 1918 - 2018 (GB Union) |  180K to Support Women Changing our World (Brisbane) |  Further Resources |  Easter Vigil Year B (Mark 16:1-8) |  On This Day |  Complete Lenten Reflection Series (Americas) |  How to Check your Facebook Settings |  Participate in Stations of the Cross online |  Video reflection: Holy Week | 

March 21, Edition 763

World Water Day 2018: Thirsting for God |  Holy Week Ceremonies in Baggot Street |  MIA Prayer Intention: Water for the World |  Sisters of Mercy Make Panel Presentations at CSW 62, 13 March |  Taking a Closer Look at SDG 6 Guide “Water and Sanitation for All” |  Journey Away from Plastic: Part 1 |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Water Crisis in Capetown, South Africa (The Congregation) |  Suggestions for Action Invited (Americas) |  Sacred Water: Precious Gift and Critical Concern (Americas) |  Nature Holds Key to Our Water Problems (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus— Week 6: 'It is finished.' (Americas) |  World Water Day: Challenges we Face in Rhode Island (Americas) |  Mercies at No Drilling (Americas) |  Building For The Development Of South Sudan (The Congregation) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  World Poetry Day: 21 March  |  International Day of Forests: 21 March.Theme: Forests and sustainable cities |  Earth Hour: 24 March  |  Palm Sunday Year B (Mark 11:1-10; Mark 14:1-15:47) |  The Annunciation: 25 March |  Additional Mercy Resources for World Water Day |  International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: 25 March |  AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock  | 

March 14, Edition 762

Mercy Making a Difference Over and Over and Over Again |  MIA Prayer Intention: An End to the War in Syria |  UN Women Places a Spotlight on Gender and the SDG’s |  Come on Tour to Baggot Street |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus— Week 5: 'I’m Thirsty'. (Americas) |  Mercy's Commitment to Cherish Life (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Mercy has Presence on Silent Peace Walk on University Campus (Americas) |  Climate Change an Immediate Threat, Not a Future One (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  New Way of Being with Earth (ISMAPNG) |  National Catholic Sisters Week (Americas) |  Further Resources |  Fifth Sunday in Lent Year B (John 12:20-33) |  A Video Reflection & A Song for St Patrick's Day: 17 March |  On Liberation |  On This Day |  St. Patrick's Mercy Preschool - St. Patrick Catholic School, Arroyo Grande, California, USA |  New Series: Women of the Cross | 

March 07, Edition 761

International Women's Day and the Global Mercy Family/Día Internacional de la Mujer y la Familia Global de la Misericordia |  2018 Young Mercy Leaders Pilgrimage: Early Bird Registrations Closing Soon |  Snow Falls on Baggot Street and the Island of Ireland |  Mercy in Joint Statement to Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) |  MIA Prayer intention: Impact of Earthquake in Papua New Guinea |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus — Week 4: 'My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?' (Americas) |  Mercy Investment Services Commends Dick’s Sporting Goods for Significant Step in Gun Violence Public Health Crisis (Americas) |  Video of Presentation by Sr Angela Mary at TEDx Brisbane Now Online (Brisbane Congregation) |  Skills Training In Winterveldt (The Congregation) |  Papua New Guinean Sisters Nourish Their Creative Side (ISMAPNG) |  Sisters of Mercy Arrested for Standing in Solidarity With DREAMers (Americas) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  Fourth Sunday in Lent Year B (John 3:14-21) |  10 steps to improve your smartphone photography |  Video Reflections for International Women's Day |  Words of Mercy |  Catherine House, South Australia | 

February 28, Edition 760

'The One Who Brings Trees Brings Life'  |  Help Make a Difference - Make Your Chocolate Fair Trade This Easter and All Year Round |  MIA-MGA Attends Symposium on the Role of Faith-based Organisations in International Affairs |  MIA Prayer Intention: Women's World Day of Prayer 2 March |  Ecumenical Prayer Guide for the Needs of Women and Children |  Invitation: Share Your Story with Us on World Water Day |  Invitation: Share Your Story with Us on Earth Day |  Fulfilling Our Mission: Mercy Programs Go Far Beyond Health Care (Americas) |  MAST Issue 24.3 Published! (Americas) |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus—Week 3: 'Woman, behold your son. Son, behold your mother.' (Americas) |  February Prayer Reflection (GB Union) |  Sisters Honoured for Their Work in Education in London's East End (GB Union) |  Jade is Making a Difference (ISMAPNG) |  Further Resources |  World Compliment Day: 1 March |  Third Sunday in Lent Year B (John 2:13-25) |  On This Day |  Rainforest Reawakening Retreat, 9-11 July 2018 |  20 Best Productivity Apps in 2018 |  Reflection: extract from 'A Letter from Manus Island' | 

February 21, Edition 759

The Task of Mercy: Justice |  Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace: Called to be Peacemakers |  MIA Special Prayer Intention: Victims and Survivors of School Shootings |  Final Reminder: Wellsprings Programme: Final Enrolments for 2018 & Expressions of Interest for 2019 |  'Water and Peace: A matter of survival' |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus—Week 2: 'Truly I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.' (Americas) |  Immigration Reform is not Just About 'Dreamers', Advocates Say (Americas) |  Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide - Tikanga Maori Tikanga Mercy (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Scripture with Kathleen Rushton rsm (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Saint Joseph's Month in Maine 2018 (Americas) |  World Day of Social Justice (Parramatta) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  Second Sunday in Lent Year B (Mark 9: 2-10) |  Reflection: 'A Mercy-Filled Lent' |  A Beginner's Guide to Backing Up Photos |  UN Human Rights |  21 February: International Mother Language Day  |