‘At the moment, 43 women are attending weekly and there are 48 women on the waiting list.’ This was the situation in January of this year, when the board of the Women’s Therapy Centre in Herbert St. made the difficult decision to initiate closing down.
Even though we do not as yet have a miracle that is acceptable to the Congregation for Causes, there is plenty happening around the world that underlines the extent of Catherine’s fame for holiness which is one of the most important canonisation criteria.
Three women who, as children in the 1940s, lived in Mount St. Vincent's, Limerick returned from the USA to visit the place of their childhood. Sr. Phyllis writes an account of the occasion....
On the 28th February 2014 the Co. Down city of Newry confirmed its ‘Greatest Historical Icon’. The Russell Sisters from Newry and Killowen received top honours at a function in the Town Hall. This was a Charity event involving local historians.
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