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.
When former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, died last year, people asked if his legacy would live on. The question was answered on Mandela Day this year.
During April and May, Sr Annie Lunney visited South Africa and offered seminars on the task of ageing. The sisters' responses to the presentations express how much they appreciated the wisdom offered.
On 30th of January 2014, Primedia Broadcasting Corporation donated a premises to the Sisters of Mercy. This will be used as a shelter for homeless women
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.