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.


March 22, Edition 713

Water for the World: A Reflection on World Water Day 2017 by Mary C Sullivan rsm |  MIA Prayer Intention: for Peru |  A Snapshot of Mercy Global Action at the UN participating in CSW 61 |  MGA Leaflet on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #6 Now Available |  Water Reflection: An MGA at the UN Series |  MIRP Meeting of Guiding Team and Coordinators |  Stage 4 MIRP Report NL-RSM-14 Baggot Street Associates (Newfoundland) |  Report on Stage 4 MIRP (Great Britain Union) |  Resources for Earth Day from Catholic Climate Covenant  |  Boundary Crossings: A Reflection on John 4: 1-42 |  Mercy Poets on World Poetry Day |  Acting ‘Glocally’ on Water: Taking inspiration from Mercy Global Action in Bathurst (ISMAPNG) |  Ritual for Use on World Water Day (The Congregation) |  Worth |  4th Sunday of Lent Year A (John 9:1-41) |  Water |  Works of Mercy 6: To Give Drink to the Thirsty |  Poem-a-day |  On This Day |  Mercy By The Sea Retreat and Conference Centre, Long Island Sound, USA | 

March 15, Edition 712

In Solidarity Against Racism: Ring the Bells This St Patrick's Day Weekend (17-19 March) |  Final Reminder: Register for YML Pilgrimage 2017 by 17 March |  MIA Prayer Intention: Humanitarian Crisis |  Earth Hour |  GCCM Webinar: Mercy2Earth |  Stage 4 Report from NL-RSM-20, Huarmey Peru (Newfoundland) |  Stage 4 Report from NL-RSM- 1 (Newfoundland) |  Women@theWell Member of Holy See Panel at CSW61 |  An Ecological Reading of Matthew's Gospel: Part 2 (ISMAPNG)  |  Worth Reading |  'The Story of Microfibers' - from the People who Brought Us 'The Story of 'Stuff' |  Beeline Reader Makes Online Reading Easier |  New Mercy Resource: 'Union and Charity' |  Third Sunday of Lent Year A (John 4:5-42) |  Knowles Mercy Spirituality Centre, Nebraska, USA |  On This Day | 

March 08, Edition 711

Be Bold For Change: International Womens Day 2017 |  Mercy in Joint Statement to Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) |  MGA Leaflet on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #5 Now Available |  Reminder: Register for YML Pilgrimage 2017 by 17 March |  More Lenten Resources: Prayer, Poems, Artworks, Essays and More |  CETA Trade Agreement Approved by European Parliament |  MIA Prayer Intention: Needs of Women and Children |  Stage 4 Report from Portland Maine Group (Americas) |  Mercy Part of GCCM Initiative '#Mercy2Earth' |  Report from Offaly/North Tipperary MIRP Group (The Congregation) |  Report from He Waka Tiaki Team (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Prophets in Our Time: How Do We Rate? (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  My Iona Experience (The Congregation) |  Scripture with Kathleen Rushton rsm (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Institute Joins Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) Australian Interfaith Appeal (ISMAPNG) |  Worth Reading |  Gender Gap Index |  Passport for Humanity |  Second Sunday of Lent Year A (Matthew 17:1-9) |  On This Day |  Casa McAuley Argentina |  Pope Francis: 'Consult the Bible as often as your cellphone' | 

March 01, Edition 710

'Opening the doors to all those in need': Pope Francis’ 2017 Lenten Message |  MIA Prayer Intention for the Coming Week: Ash Wednesday and Commencement of Lent |  Understanding Advocacy; Mercy at the United Nations. (the perspective from a Sister of Mercy of Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Updated: New, Free, Online Resources to Use During the Lenten Season: 1 March - 13 April |  9 Days of Prayer for Protectors of Mother Earth (Americas) |  Mercy Young Adults Report on MIRP Stage 4 (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Report on Stage 4 from the Limerick MIRP Group (The Congregation) |  Stage 4 Report from Chimbote Peru MIRP Group (Americas) |  Passport for Humanity |  Mercy’s Long History of Honoring Diverse Backgrounds (Americas) |  Q & A with Sr. Consilio Fitzgerald, Helping Those Caught in the Web of Addiction (the Congregation) |  Love and Dementia: Small Acts of Love (ISMAPNG) |  Sisters of Mercy Celebrate 70 Years on Guam (Americas) |  Celebrations Planned to Mark 160 Years Since the Arrival of the Sisters of Mercy in Melbourne (ISMAPNG) |  Worth Reading |  On This Day |  Stations of Mercy online |  First Sunday of Lent Year A (Matthew 4:1-11) |  God's Mercy is Infinite |  If Literature’s Biggest Romantics Could Text |  Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center, Ohio, USA | 

February 22, Edition 709

Sr Patricia's Legacy: SafeGround |  Programs this Year at MIC: Ethos Pilgrimage for partners-in-Mercy |  New, Free, Online Resources to Use During the Lenten Season: 1 March - 13 April |  MIA Prayer Intention: Famine in South Sudan |  Invitation: Participate in the Third Lenten Fast for Climate Justice on 22 March 2017 |  Mercies in Ireland Welcome Historic Passing of 'Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015’  |  Help Make a Difference - Make Your Chocolate Fair Trade This Easter and All Year Round |  Resource: Green Christian Monthly Prayer Guide |  Stage 4 Report from Eblana Ave MIRP Group (The Congregation) |  Report from the 'Super Eight' Group (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Stage 4 Report from The Evergreens Group, Dublin (The Congregation) |  Build Bridges Not Walls (Americas) |  Preparing for Chapter 2017 (Newfoundland) |  The Wednesday Poem: To the Sun (The Congregation) |  Becoming a Nurse in South Sudan (Americas) |  In Support of Nuclear Abolition (Americas) |  Tech Awards Give Mercy Momentum at National Health Conference (Americas) |  Worth |  On This Day |  8th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A (Matthew 6:24-34) |  New Mercy Resource: Nurturing A Merciful Heart |  World Bank's New Data Portal |  Reflection |  St. Mary's Medical Center (San Francisco) | 

February 15, Edition 708

Mercy Congregations Call on Government to Resettle Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Australia (Australia) |  Programs this Year at MIC: Come Home to Catherine |  MIA Prayer Intention: End to Drought in Kenya & the Region |  The Essential Message of Laudato Si' |  Stage 4 Report from Parish Group St John Bosco Engadine (Parramatta Congregation) |  Mercy Rejects Decision to Proceed with Pipeline Construction Near Tribal Lands (Americas) |  Gary Airport Used to Deport Immigrants in the U.S. Illegally (Americas) |  Give Your Cloak As Well (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  The Challenge of Homelessness (The Congregation) |  Mercy's Hope for the Year: Sustainable Development for All (ANZ) |  With Cardinal Turkson in Saint Peter’s (The Congregation, Americas) |  Worth |  On This Day |  The Correspondence of Mother Vincent Whitty 1839 to 1892 |  8 Awesome Microsoft Word Hacks You Need to Know About |  7th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A (Matthew 5:38-48) |  On Mercy |  Romero Centre Brisbane - Mercy Community Services , Queensland | 

February 08, Edition 707

Third World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Trafficking in Persons  |  Prayer for World Day of the Sick: 11th February |  MIA Prayer Intention: Responding to Victims of Human Trafficking  |  CAFOD Invites us to Have a (Green) Heart |  Stage 4 MIRP Report from Grace Cottage Group St. Ives, Parish, NSW (Parramatta) |  St Vincent's Convent Galway Stage 4 MIRP Report (The Congregation) |  Report of Stage 4 of the MIRP Oldham/Liverpool Group (GB Institute) |  #Youarewelcomehere : Message from Mercy Colleges and Universities (Americas) |  Human Trafficking: Mercy Nurses Trained to Spot Modern-Day Slavery (Americas) |  Mercy Pilgrimage to Auschwitz (The Congregation) |  Student’s Kindness, Outpouring of Support Helps Syrian Families Feel at Home in Rhode Island (Americas) |  Further Resources |  The Gear You Need to Make Your iPad Your Only Computer |  Educate yourself and Act on the Issue of Human Trafficking |  6th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A (Matthew 5:17-37) |  Reflection |  On This Day |  Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania (Americas) | 

February 01, Edition 706

Mercy in Joint Submission to 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development  |  MIA Prayer Intention: World Interfaith Harmony Week (1-7 February) |  Programs this Year at MIC: Watering the Roots at the Wellsprings of Mercy 2017 |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Help Build the Global Mercy Community Online |  Seven Day Celebration Concludes MIRP in Newfoundland |  Report on Stage 4 from MIRP Group in Cairns, Far North Queensland (ISMAPNG) |  Third Friday MIRP Group from Rochester Report on Stage 4 (Americas) |  MIRP Report from Oklahoma City (Americas) |  Mercy Decries Trump Administration’s Orders that Harm Refugees and Immigrants (Americas) |  Mercy Joins Marches for Justice and Peace (Americas) |  The Holocaust and Nostra Aetate: Toward a Greater Understanding (Americas) |  An Ecological Reading of Matthew's Gospel: Part 1 (ISMAPNG) |  Worth Reading |  On This Day |  Baggot St Suite: The Long Line |  Reflection: On Hope |  17 Incredibly Useful Google Products and Services You Didn't Know Existed |  5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A (Matthew 5:13-16) |  Resources for World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life | 

January 25, Edition 705

Mercy: A Vision that Continues to Evolve |  Mercy International Association Appointment  |  Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network: The 2017 Intentions |  MIA Prayer Intention: Becoming 'Artisans of Peace' |  Register for 2017 Pilgrimage of Young Mercy Leaders (Secondary School Students) |  Drumshambo/Mohill/ Newtownforbes Cluster Meeting: Stage 4 MIRP (The Congregation) |  Joan of Arc School Staff, Leulumoega, Apia, Samoa, Report on MIRP (ANZ) |  Extreme Temperatures Make Paris Agreement More Necessary than Ever |  More Resources Using Laudato Si' |  RIP: Mary Aquin O'Neill rsm (Americas), Janette Gray rsm (ISMAPNG) |  God is Love: A Journey into the Heart of All Creation (The Congregation) |  Celebrating UNICEF's 70th Anniversary (The Congregation) |  Three Professions in Kenya and a Profession in Australia (The Congregation and ISMAPNG) |  Mercy Career & Technical HS provides launchpad for 21st-century careers (Americas) |  Carlow University Launches Social Justice Institutes Focusing on Gun Violence (Americas) |  Worth Reading |  4th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A (Matthew 5:1-12) |  New Mercy Resource - 'Mercy: Worthy of the Name' |  Pope Francis: Put the Human Person at the Centre of the Economy |  On This Day |  The Best Free Online Courses to Help With Your Finances |  Words of Mercy | 

December 19, Edition 704

Christmas Greetings & Blessings To All |  Christmas Greeting: MIA President |  Christmas Greeting: MIA Board Chair |  Christmas Greeting: MIA Executive Director  |  Christmas Greetings from the Mercy World |  Thank you! |  Reminder: Mercy eNews: Important Dates |  Responding to the Refugee Crisis |  Programs on Offer at MIC |  Mercy Celebrations: Foundation Day, Closure of Jubilee Year, End of MIRP |  Advent from the Perspective of Immigrant Women who are Detained (Americas) |  Further Resources |  25 December 2016 Christmas Year A (Matthew 1:1-21; Luke 2:1-20; John 1:1-18) |  Hope in the Struggle: Christmas Video |  Mercy Apps for Smartphone Users |  On This Day |  Ends and Ongoings |  Google: What the World Searched for in 2016 |