Crosscare and Mercy … The Dublin of Catherine McAuley hasn’t gone away. Dublin remains a city of opposites - wealth and glaring poverty. Those experiencing homelessness are among the most marginalised in our society
Catherine McAuley calls on us to “never speak with contempt of any nation, profession, or class of people.” In her day, there were few groups in society viewed with greater contempt than women and girls in prostitution.
Just shortly after 3:00 pm, Pugin Hall in Maynooth began its function in receiving those who had travelled to the University to participate in the day's events. These events would culminate in Sr. Margaret Casey's reception of an Honorary Doctorate.
One of the fundamental characteristics of the trade in human beings worldwide is that it is often conducted through highly sophisticated criminal networks that span nations and continents. To counter this deplorable trade, we must also develop internation
One of the primary functions of our archives service is to respond to research enquiries and to make information available to researchers. We receive enquiries from a variety of sources and on a range of topics but this year one issue has dominated;
The early Celtic Christian monks regarded their burial place as the scene of their resurrection. The tradition is still deep in the Irish soul and so each Summer people gather wherever their dead are buried to celebrate Mass for the repose of the souls...
When Catherine McAuley was a young woman in the Callaghan household in Coolock, she encountered a servant girl who came to her desperate for help. This girl worked for a local family, a male member of which was intimidating her with sexual advances.
Ilia Delio is a phenomenal woman. Accomplished to the level of doctoral degrees in fields of science and theology, she harmonises these specialised areas into an innovative vision of where we are right now on the process of evolution. Hear her in person..
Sisters of Mercy and partners-in-Mercy are invited to pray the prayer for the earth/ Oración por nuestra Tierra from Laudato Si' for a successful outcome of this conference
The last few months have been an intense and exciting time in terms of the Cause for Beatification for Catherine McAuley. In July and August of this year, under the sponsorship of the four Mercy Congregations, I was invited to Australia to speak at three