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28 September 2017

Berenice Kerr rsm has presented the inaugural 'Living Mercy' Lecture
at Catholic College, Bendigo.

In her presentation - 'Catherine, September 24th and Our Lady of Mercy', Berenice sought to understand why Catherine placed her Institute under the care of Mary the Mother of Mercy, and what she may have understood by the title.

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MERCY DAY CELEBRATIONS HELD ACROSS THE INSTITUTE
On Sunday September 24, Sisters and people of Mercy around the Institute and the world celebrated Mercy Day. This year’s celebrations took on a special significance, with it being 190 years since the House of Mercy opened in Baggot St, Dublin.
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CELEBRATING 25 YEARS
Claudia Apalenda rsm and Theresia Boyek rsm have celebrated their Silver Jubilees at a special Eucharist in Mount Hagen. Local Sisters joined with Sisters from Australia, friends and family in a joyous celebration.
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CLOSING THE GAP
Students at Padua College on the Mornington Peninsula have created a strong visual statement to create a fairer and more equitable future for all Australians.
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'LET'S STOP DROWNING IN PLASTIC'
A group of students at St. Aloysius College, Adelaide are maintaining a longstanding commitment to the works of Mercy through an innovative recycling program.
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WALKING URSULA'S FOOTSTEPS
Students from Ursula Frayne Catholic College Victoria Park, have experienced the history of Mercy in the City of Perth as part of their 'Big Days of Mercy' at the end of August.

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URSULA AND THE SWAN RIVER COLONY REVEALED
The Mercy Heritage Centre Perth is proud to present a new resource for teachers and students called “The significance of the Sisters of Mercy in shaping the Swan River Colony 1829 to 1900”.
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BLESSINGS ON MERCY HEALTH AND SOUTHERN CROSS CARE (VIC)
The Southern Cross Care (Vic) Support Services' Office has been blessed by Archbishop Denis Hart to acknowledge the shared mission the organisation is embarking on with Mercy Health.
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SPRING HAS SPRUNG AT MERCY PLACE ABBOTSFORD
Green thumbed residents and staff at Mercy Place Abbotsford have welcomed the change of season with the launch of an exciting new gardening project.

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A ROUND OF A-PAWS AS 'THE WONDERDOGS' HIT TOWN!
The joy of animal companionship was unleashed at Mercy Place East Melbourne with a special performance by 'The Wonderdogs' to mark World Alzheimer’s Day.
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MERCY HEALTH REACHES NEW HEIGHTS
Werribee Mercy Hospital’s expansion now stands at its highest point of 31.2 metres and boasts inspiring views of the Wyndham area, the You Yangs, the city skyline and the bay.
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THEOLOGY PROGRAM SHOWCASED IN NEW VIDEO
A new video gives a taste of the positive impact the Institute's 'Diploma in Pastoral Ministry' is having on so many women and their communities in Papua New Guinea.
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AUSTRALIAN MERCY ARCHIVISTS' GATHER IN SYDNEY
Mercy archivists have met for their bi-annual gathering in Sydney. It was appropriately called 'Moving Forward' reflecting challenging times in archives and heritage
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GLADSTONE MERCY ASSOCIATES CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF MERCY
The Gladstone Mercy Associates have celebrated 25 continuous years of service in conjunction with the Sisters of Mercy. Over 40 people attended the Mass which included associates, Sisters, Priests and parishioners.
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CELEBRATING 142 YEARS IN SINGELTON
Sacred Spaces Singleton in the Sisters of Mercy Convent  has commemorated the 142nd anniversary of the arrival of the Sisters in the town with a celebration that included performances from two local schools.
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OPENING OF FIRST 'SUSTAINABLE LIVING - ENERGY' PROJECT
Under sunny skies the Sisters of Lockyer Street, Adamstown in Newcastle officially opened and celebrated the first Institute sustainable energy solar and LED lighting project and the first solar micro grid.
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JUST MERCY PROFILE: BECOMING A SISTER OF MERCY, JOAN DOYLE RSM
In this month's Just Mercy Profile series, we interview Joan Doyle rsm, Director of Initial Formation in the Institute.
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MERCY WORKS PAPUA NEW GUINEAN SCHOLARSHIPS
Mercy Works has awarded 85 full academic scholarships to financially underprivileged students from remote regions of Papua New Guinea. In this short video, four recipients explain how much this means to them.
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NEW BOOK GIVES CHILDREN A VOICE
A book of stories and artwork by women and children who have stayed at McAuley Community for Services for Women’s ‘McAuley Care’, coordinated by Nicole Rotaru rsm, will be launched next month.
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CHANGE THE WORLD WITH YOUR FORK! 
Choosing what we eat is something most of us are lucky enough to do at least three times a day. With World Food Day approaching on October 16 this is a great opportunity for us to stop and reflect on our choices.
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JOIN US IN PRAYER
You are invited to dedicate your prayer on Wednesday October 4 to celebrate the end of the Seasons of Creation.  
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