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  • Jan 03, 1913

    Foundation to Harrismith, South Africa from Oldham - Sr Stanislaus Merigan

  • Jan 04, 1840

    Catherine's nephew Robert died, Booterstown

  • Jan 04, 1906

    Opening of Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Brisbane

  • Jan 05, 1899

    Mount Carmel Street opened as a branch house of Bridge Gate, Derby.

  • Jan 06, 1890

    Sisters take charge of Goodwood Orphanage, South Australia

  • Jan 06, 1900

    Foundation to Shoreham-by-Sea from Midhurst

  • Jan 06, 1950

    Mater Misericordiae Hospital opened in Palmerston North by the Wellington Congregation. Two Auckland Sisters of Mercy, M. Bertilde Howard and M. Stephen Bayer enabled the hospital to be staffed initially by religious registered nurses.

  • Jan 07, 1863

    Death of M Aloysius Deveraux, foundation member to Auckland

  • Jan 07, 1873

    St Mary's College Wellington becomes an official Secondary School - Sisters M. Cecilia Benbow and Xavier Butler