E-news Archives

Mercy E-News is published each Wednesday, 48 weeks each year and distributed to subscribers via email. Each week's issue is automatically archived on this page.


April 18, Edition 767

Help Build A Great Green Wall/
Ayudemos a Plantar la Gran Muralla Verde |  MIA Prayer Intention: Prayer for our Earth |  MGA Leaflet on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #15 Now Available |  Invitation: Volunteer at Baggot Street in 2019 |  Special Prayer Intention: Syria |  Reflection: Mercy to Earth (Americas) |  Critiquing the Impact of the Extractivist Development Model on Earth and Vulnerable Communities (Americas) |  Scripture with Kathleen Rushton rsm (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  South B Community Brings a Little Sunshine to PNG (ISMAPNG) |  Further Resources |  Act on Earth Day: Take the 4Rs pledge |  On This Day |  4th Sunday of Easter Year B (John 10:11-18) |  Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony: 22 April |  Video Reflection: Praise to God from Creation |  Plastic Free..Ideas for Action | 

April 11, Edition 766

Remembering Catherine's First Companion: Mary Ann Doyle |  Journey Away from Plastic: Part 4 |  MIA Prayer Intention: Collaborating with Others |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) – A Call to Action |  Education Programme Developed with MECPATHS Results in Major Award for Hotel Group (The Congregation) |  Students use Spring Break to Serve People in Need (Americas) |  AIM (Autism Initiative at Mercyhurst) Sophomore Takes Center Stage at UN (Americas) |  News from ACRATH’s National Conference and AGM 2018 (ISMAPNG) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  3rd Sunday of Easter Year B (Luke 24:35-48) |  Thornhill Ministries, Derry, Northern Ireland |  'It Commenced With Two' |  Pacem in Terris (‘Peace on Earth’) Released: 11 April 1963 |  Walking with the Risen Christ - New Creation retreat  | 

April 04, Edition 765

Easter Reflection: A Story of Mary Fleming |  MIA Prayer Intention: Commitment to Challenging Unjust Systems |  Journey Away from Plastic: Part 3 |  Valiant Women: CSM (College of Saint Mary) Looks to Break the Poverty Cycle, One Single Mom at a Time (Americas) |  Sacred Heart Geelong Wins Grant To Engage Girls In Digital Technologies (ISMAPNG) |  A New Time for Everything (ISMAPNG) |  Dreamers Make a Mark on Health Care (Americas) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  2nd Sunday of Easter B (John 20:19-31) |  'Preaching the Scriptures Through the Lens of Age and Wisdom' |  World Health Day: 7 April |  Video Reflection: Come and Witness First Light |  How to Download a Copy of Everything Google Knows About You | 

March 28, Edition 764

“Many women were also there…”
(Matthew 27:55) |  Mercy Pilgrimage 2018 - Education Tradition |  MIA Prayer Intention: Holy Week |  Journey Away from Plastic: Part 2 |  Breaking Down the Proposed Global Compact on Migration: A First Glance |  Scripture with Kathleen Rushton rsm: 'Jesus Washed Feet' (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus—Week 7: 'Father, into your hands I commend my spirit!' (Americas) |  Burlingame Sisters of Mercy reach out with solidarity efforts (Americas) |  Sister Marilyn Lacey Receives Honor in Song (Americas) |  Mercy Strongly Represented in 'March for our Lives' (Americas) |  Easter 2018 Reflection: Have You Been to the Garden? (Americas) |  Fishguard Community Celebrate Centenary - 1918 - 2018 (GB Union) |  180K to Support Women Changing our World (Brisbane) |  Further Resources |  Easter Vigil Year B (Mark 16:1-8) |  On This Day |  Complete Lenten Reflection Series (Americas) |  How to Check your Facebook Settings |  Participate in Stations of the Cross online |  Video reflection: Holy Week | 

March 21, Edition 763

World Water Day 2018: Thirsting for God |  Holy Week Ceremonies in Baggot Street |  MIA Prayer Intention: Water for the World |  Sisters of Mercy Make Panel Presentations at CSW 62, 13 March |  Taking a Closer Look at SDG 6 Guide “Water and Sanitation for All” |  Journey Away from Plastic: Part 1 |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Water Crisis in Capetown, South Africa (The Congregation) |  Suggestions for Action Invited (Americas) |  Sacred Water: Precious Gift and Critical Concern (Americas) |  Nature Holds Key to Our Water Problems (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus— Week 6: 'It is finished.' (Americas) |  World Water Day: Challenges we Face in Rhode Island (Americas) |  Mercies at No Drilling (Americas) |  Building For The Development Of South Sudan (The Congregation) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  World Poetry Day: 21 March  |  International Day of Forests: 21 March.Theme: Forests and sustainable cities |  Earth Hour: 24 March  |  Palm Sunday Year B (Mark 11:1-10; Mark 14:1-15:47) |  The Annunciation: 25 March |  Additional Mercy Resources for World Water Day |  International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: 25 March |  AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock  | 

March 14, Edition 762

Mercy Making a Difference Over and Over and Over Again |  MIA Prayer Intention: An End to the War in Syria |  UN Women Places a Spotlight on Gender and the SDG’s |  Come on Tour to Baggot Street |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus— Week 5: 'I’m Thirsty'. (Americas) |  Mercy's Commitment to Cherish Life (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Mercy has Presence on Silent Peace Walk on University Campus (Americas) |  Climate Change an Immediate Threat, Not a Future One (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  New Way of Being with Earth (ISMAPNG) |  National Catholic Sisters Week (Americas) |  Further Resources |  Fifth Sunday in Lent Year B (John 12:20-33) |  A Video Reflection & A Song for St Patrick's Day: 17 March |  On Liberation |  On This Day |  St. Patrick's Mercy Preschool - St. Patrick Catholic School, Arroyo Grande, California, USA |  New Series: Women of the Cross | 

March 07, Edition 761

International Women's Day and the Global Mercy Family/Día Internacional de la Mujer y la Familia Global de la Misericordia |  2018 Young Mercy Leaders Pilgrimage: Early Bird Registrations Closing Soon |  Snow Falls on Baggot Street and the Island of Ireland |  Mercy in Joint Statement to Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) |  MIA Prayer intention: Impact of Earthquake in Papua New Guinea |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus — Week 4: 'My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?' (Americas) |  Mercy Investment Services Commends Dick’s Sporting Goods for Significant Step in Gun Violence Public Health Crisis (Americas) |  Video of Presentation by Sr Angela Mary at TEDx Brisbane Now Online (Brisbane Congregation) |  Skills Training In Winterveldt (The Congregation) |  Papua New Guinean Sisters Nourish Their Creative Side (ISMAPNG) |  Sisters of Mercy Arrested for Standing in Solidarity With DREAMers (Americas) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  Fourth Sunday in Lent Year B (John 3:14-21) |  10 steps to improve your smartphone photography |  Video Reflections for International Women's Day |  Words of Mercy |  Catherine House, South Australia | 

February 28, Edition 760

'The One Who Brings Trees Brings Life'  |  Help Make a Difference - Make Your Chocolate Fair Trade This Easter and All Year Round |  MIA-MGA Attends Symposium on the Role of Faith-based Organisations in International Affairs |  MIA Prayer Intention: Women's World Day of Prayer 2 March |  Ecumenical Prayer Guide for the Needs of Women and Children |  Invitation: Share Your Story with Us on World Water Day |  Invitation: Share Your Story with Us on Earth Day |  Fulfilling Our Mission: Mercy Programs Go Far Beyond Health Care (Americas) |  MAST Issue 24.3 Published! (Americas) |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus—Week 3: 'Woman, behold your son. Son, behold your mother.' (Americas) |  February Prayer Reflection (GB Union) |  Sisters Honoured for Their Work in Education in London's East End (GB Union) |  Jade is Making a Difference (ISMAPNG) |  Further Resources |  World Compliment Day: 1 March |  Third Sunday in Lent Year B (John 2:13-25) |  On This Day |  Rainforest Reawakening Retreat, 9-11 July 2018 |  20 Best Productivity Apps in 2018 |  Reflection: extract from 'A Letter from Manus Island' | 

February 21, Edition 759

The Task of Mercy: Justice |  Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace: Called to be Peacemakers |  MIA Special Prayer Intention: Victims and Survivors of School Shootings |  Final Reminder: Wellsprings Programme: Final Enrolments for 2018 & Expressions of Interest for 2019 |  'Water and Peace: A matter of survival' |  The Seven Last Words of Jesus—Week 2: 'Truly I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.' (Americas) |  Immigration Reform is not Just About 'Dreamers', Advocates Say (Americas) |  Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide - Tikanga Maori Tikanga Mercy (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Scripture with Kathleen Rushton rsm (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Saint Joseph's Month in Maine 2018 (Americas) |  World Day of Social Justice (Parramatta) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  Second Sunday in Lent Year B (Mark 9: 2-10) |  Reflection: 'A Mercy-Filled Lent' |  A Beginner's Guide to Backing Up Photos |  UN Human Rights |  21 February: International Mother Language Day  | 

February 14, Edition 758

'Take up the Lenten Journey': Pope Francis |  Wellsprings Programme: Inviting Final Enrolments for 2018 & Expressions of Interest for 2019 |  MIA Prayer Intention: Meeting The Olympic Ideals |  'Caring for our Global Village: Report on Talk by Peadar Kirby, Professor Emeritus of University College Cork |  'Making Migration Work for All' Report of the UN Secretary-General's Briefing to the General Assembly |  MIA Special Prayer Intention: Impact of Cyclone Gita |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Return with All Your Heart (ISMAPNG) |  Tenth Anniversary of the Australian Parliament's Apology to the Stolen Generations (Parramatta) |  Seven Last Words of Jesus - Week 1: 'Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.' (Americas) |  Who is My Neighbour? (Americas & The Congregation) |  Further resources |  On This Day |  Chinese (Lunar) New Year: 16 February |  First Sunday in Lent Year B (Mark 1: 12-15) |  Valentine's Day Online Short Retreat: 'Meditations on the Love of God' |  New Resource: 'In Our Own Words: Religious Life in a Changing World' |  Lent: A Prayer Service and a Reflection |