November 06, 2016
Editor: In Mercy eNews Issue # 636 (26 August 2015), the International Canonisation Committee announced their intention to organise a 'Write a letter to Pope Francis' campaign.
The Mercy family— near and far— gathered in person and online on Sunday, 11 December, for a prayerful experience of Foundation Day in the Baggot Street Chapel.
The Foundation Day prayer service conducted at Baggot Street on 11 December will be live streamed via the mercyworld.org website so that all the Mercy family can join in the celebrations via computer or mobile device.
Throughout 2016 we have been fortunate to publish the long-form writing of many of our Mercy authors
With Advent commencing Sunday, 27 November, we've collated a number of new -for -2016 free online resources for your reading, listening, viewing, praying and reflection.
Poem with commentary by Jo O'Donovan rsm
Join with Pope Francis in prayer addressing the challenge posed by Child Soldiers
On Sunday, 27 November, a large crowd of Sisters and friends of Mercy gathered at the Knock Hotel, Co. Mayo, Ireland for the launch of Walking Gently on Earth.
'Ever faithful God, you have never abandoned us. As we anticipate the feast of Christ's holy birth, keep us faithful to you in thought word and deed.'
Foundation Day was chosen by MIA for the formal end of our Year of Mercy activities, including the Mercy International Reflection Process, because of its connotations for us all of the new: new beginnings, new opportunities, new pathways, new outcomes.