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.


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  | 

February 14, Edition 758

'Take up the Lenten Journey': Pope Francis |  Wellsprings Programme: Inviting Final Enrolments for 2018 & Expressions of Interest for 2019 |  MIA Prayer Intention: Meeting The Olympic Ideals |  'Caring for our Global Village: Report on Talk by Peadar Kirby, Professor Emeritus of University College Cork |  'Making Migration Work for All' Report of the UN Secretary-General's Briefing to the General Assembly |  MIA Special Prayer Intention: Impact of Cyclone Gita |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Return with All Your Heart (ISMAPNG) |  Tenth Anniversary of the Australian Parliament's Apology to the Stolen Generations (Parramatta) |  Seven Last Words of Jesus - Week 1: 'Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.' (Americas) |  Who is My Neighbour? (Americas & The Congregation) |  Further resources |  On This Day |  Chinese (Lunar) New Year: 16 February |  First Sunday in Lent Year B (Mark 1: 12-15) |  Valentine's Day Online Short Retreat: 'Meditations on the Love of God' |  New Resource: 'In Our Own Words: Religious Life in a Changing World' |  Lent: A Prayer Service and a Reflection | 

February 07, Edition 757

Human Trafficking, Heartrending Tragedy |  Marion Rankin rsm - an Appreciation |  Stay with us in Catherine's house in 2018 |  MIA Prayer Intention: Those whose Dignity & Freedom are Compromised |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Seven Last Words: Lenten Series (Americas) |  Institute Endorses Concerns About increasing Australian Weapon Exports (ISMAPNG) |  A Call to Mercy: Online Graduate Certificate Available in Mercy Spirituality (Americas) |  The Charism of Mercy - Gift to our World (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Further Resources |  Reflection: 'Mercy is Like Soup' |  International Day of Prayer & Awareness Against Trafficking in Persons 2018: 8 February |  Message for the Twenty-sixth World Day of the Sick: 11 February |  On This Day |  The 25 Best New Apps Of 2017 |  6th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B (Mark 1: 40-45) | 

January 31, Edition 756

Mercy for Immigrants: Sharing the Journey |  MIA Prayer Intention for the Coming Week: Those living with Cancer |  Free Online Resources for Lenten Preparation |  Mercys Lend Support Post-Election with Physical Presence in Honduras (Americas) |  New Chapter in School’s History as it Transfers from Nuns to Church after 175 years (Federation)  |  Mount St Bernards College and Commonwealth Games (ISMAPNG) |  Visit to Addo, South Africa 2017 (GB Union) |  Making a Positive Impact on Earth (ISMAPNG) |  Catholic Schools Week: Opportunity to Introduce Mercy McAuley High School (Americas) |  Further resources |  1 February: Brigid of Ireland |  2 February: World Day for Consecrated Life |  2 February: World Wetlands Day |  6 February: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) |  5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B (Mark 1:29-39) |  On This Day | 

January 24, Edition 755

2018 – A Family Celebration |  MIA Prayer Intention: Beginning Again |  Baggot Street Returns to Coolock!  |  Join in a Programme at MIC in 2018 |  Education Tradition Within Mercy Programme a First for 2018 |  Mercy Recognised for Contribution (Brisbane Congregation) |  First African-American Nun to Serve as a Pastoral Coordinator, Sister Cora Marie Billings Continues to Serve (Americas) |  Mercy Investment Services Shares Accountability Report (Americas) |  The Nun Who Provides a Warm Welcome to Port of Sunderland (Federation) |  Mercy President Responds to End of TPS Protections for Salvadoran Nationals (Americas) |  International Movement to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care (Americas) |  Further Resources |  4th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B (Mark 1:21-28) |  Who is My Neighbour? |  27 January: International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust  |  On This Day |  Bedford Row Family Project  |  Reflection | 

December 20, Edition 754

Reflecting this Christmas |  Christmas Greeting: MIA President  |  Christmas Greeting: MIA Board Chair  |  Christmas Greeting: MIA Executive Director  |  Christmas Greetings from the Mercy World |  MIA Prayer Intention Advent Week 4:
For those not at home within themselves |  Thank you!  |  Readings for Mercy 2017 |  Reminder: Mercy eNews: Important Dates |  Mercyworld Website Visitors a New Record |  Join in a Programme at MIC in 2018 |  Further Resources |  4th Sunday of Advent Year B (Luke 1:26-38) |  A CHA Reflection for the Fourth Week of Advent (2017) |  Gospel Readings for Christmas Year B (Luke 2:1-20; John 1:1-18) |  On This Day |  A CHA Reflection for Christmas (2017) |  Your Best Ways to Say ‘Sorry, I’m Out of the Office’ |