The New Monasticism is a growing global movement that seeks to encourage a new contemplative spirit in the world. One of its initiatives was to invite Cynthia Bourgeault to Ireland this summer.
The Sisters of Mercy of the Northern Province are deeply saddened and shocked by the deaths, as a result of a road traffic accident, of Srs Marie Duddy and Frances Forde, from Ballysillan House, Crumlin Rd, Belfast.
Sr. Sior is last in a long line of Mercy leaders in the Arklow School and the last Mercy Sister to serve as Principal in our Province. Mass to mark the occasion of Sr Sior Cosgrove’s retirement was celebrated by the parish priest, Fr. Cosgrove.
The celebrations for the 20th anniversary of Mercy International Association have come to an end. However, you can continue to view the events by visiting the Mercy World website and navigating to the archived videos.
On the weekend of September 12th – 14th, six Sisters from the Western, Southern and South Central Provinces gathered in the Convent of Mercy, Eblana Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin to begin a course in using a video camera to record provincial events.