On Saturday 8 December, Marvis Mazhunga made her first profession in the chapel of St Teresa's Convent. Marvis’s parents, sister, brother, nieces and friends journeyed from Zimbabwe to be with Marvis and the Mercy Sisters on this great occasion.
During 2013, Sr Rita Carey RSM facilitated the Alpha course with the prisoners in two prisons. At the end of the year, Fr McAleer accompanied her to the prisons when "graduation" ceremonies were celebrated.
In October, Maria Douglas visited South Africa to facilitate a monitoring and evaluation workshop for the directors and staff members of the Mercy ministries in Gauteng.
On 13 October 2013, the South African Mercy Associates renewed their commitment for another year. This was held in Iona Convent, Pretoria. The day commenced with attendance at the Sunday Mass at the local parish church...
During the month of September this year, Mayfair Convent School celebrated 100 years of Mercy education in South Africa. Mrs Filiantris, the principal, shares the celebrations with us.