Srs. Patricia O'Donovan, Congregational Leadership Team, and Mary Ryan, attended the 57th meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations in New York and have compiled this report....
The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Communications Office has released an eBook and parish resource to coincide with the celebration of the 47th World Communications Day, which took place on Sunday May 12th.
The Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy welcomes the publication of the Report of the Inter-Departmental Committee to establish the facts of State involvement with the Magdalen Laundries.
Within 20 years of the closing of Vatican Council II, the fact that there were any women at the Council was already becoming a forgotten memory. This exclusion motivated me to recover the dangerous memory of the female auditors before it was lost forever.
On Thursday October 18th –European Anti Human Trafficking Day, Srs Joan Roddy DMJ and Mary Ryan RSM gave a presentation to the Justice & Peace Group on Human Trafficking & its effects, in NUI Maynooth.
On Monday, September 24th, Sisters of Mercy all over the world will celebrate 185 years since the first House of Mercy was opened by Catherine McAuley in Baggot Street, Dublin.
Congratulations to the many Sisters of Mercy who sent in a personal email to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the upcoming review of legislation on prostitution!
Fracking or hydraulic fracturing is the process of drilling and injecting fluid into the ground at a high pressure in order to fracture shale rocks to release natural gas inside.
At the recent MIA Board meeting in Mercy International Centre, the leaders of the nine Mercy Congregations viewed a presentation on how our participation in Mercy Global Action Network can impact what we do as Mercies together around the world.