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  • Jun 11, 1852

    Foundation to Brighton from Bermondsey, Srs Gabriel Watkins, Helen Ellis and Teresa Boyce

  • Jun 12, 1886

    Foundation to Ballyporeen from Cahir, Co Tipperary

  • Jun 13, 1840

    Mary Bourke, postulant died, Galway

  • Jun 13, 1859

    Bishop Jean Baptiste Pompallier hands over 18 acres of his Ponsonby, Auckland property to the Sisters of Mercy to build St Mary's Convent.

  • Jun 14, 1841

    M Clare Moore returned from Bermondsey foundation, MC Agnew in charge

  • Jun 14, 1861

    Sr Bernard Dickson and founding party arrived in Wellington, New Zealand.

  • Jun 14, 1861

    Foundation to Wellington from Auckland - M Bernard Dickson

  • Jun 14, 1992

    Opening of new Rehabilitation Centre, Athy, Co Kildare - M Consilio Fitzgerald

  • Jun 15, 1898

    Ministry began in workhouse, Mullingar, Co Westmeath - M Raphael O’Reilly