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  • Jul 26, 1838

    House opened at Booterstown - M Ursula Frayne

  • Jul 26, 1898

    Orphanage opened, Broken Hill, New South Wales

  • Jul 26, 1954

    Establishment of Union of Sisters of Mercy of Australia - M Patricia O'Neill

  • Jul 27, 1857

    St Mary's Hospital, San Francisco - first Catholic Hospital in far-west

  • Jul 27, 1902

    Foundation to Toowong, Queensland - M Patrick Potter

  • Jul 27, 1985

    Union of Sisters of Mercy of Diocese of Waterford/Lismore - MJ Sheehy

  • Jul 28, 1893

    Foundation to Sandy Point, West Newfoundland from Providence, Rhode Island - M Antonia Egan

  • Jul 28, 1981

    Swanbourne Road Convent, Sheffield founded - Sr Pauline O'Leary

  • Jul 30, 1916

    Death of M Patricia Waldron, Foundress of Merion community