News & Events

June 19, 2015

Four Mid-Atlantic Community sisters are recognized for their contributions in education. 

June 18, 2015

We are pleased to read in Pope Francis' encyclical, "Laudato Si'", how he clearly connects concern for people who are poor with care for creation, which is central to us as Mercy. 

June 18, 2015

The Sisters of Mercy join with people across the country in extending our deepest sympathy and prayers for the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, after the June 17 killing of nine church members during a prayer meeting.

June 16, 2015

On June 11, Sister Kathleen Erickson shared on Capitol Hill what she witnessed and experienced as the interim chaplain at South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas—the largest family detention facility in the country.

June 08, 2015

Sister Susan Vickers was given this year’s Environmental Health Hero Award by Health Care Without Harm (HCWH), its highest award on May 14.

June 04, 2015

Age has no boundaries when it comes to Sister Regine Fanning who has published another book, Spirit Script.

June 01, 2015

Sister Kay O'Brien will talk about her three volumes of the history of the Sisters of Mercy of Omaha at 1 p.m. on June 7 at the Bookworm Bookstore at 90th and Center Streets in Omaha, NE.

May 27, 2015

On May 21 the Institute Justice Team of the Sisters of Mercy organized a meeting of faith leaders with White House staff to call for the end to family detention, and delivered a letter signed by nearly 1,500 faith leaders from around the country.

May 22, 2015

Sister Cora Marie Billings, RSM, a member of the Mid-Atlantic Community, received an honorary degree May 9, 2015, from Gwynedd Mercy University in Gwynedd Valley, PA.

May 22, 2015

Over the past five years, Sister Jeanne Thomas Danahy has put quite a few miles on her car as the effervescent director of ministry development for the Sisters of Mercy New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West Community, traveling to the community’s stateside areas to visit its sponsored ministries and the people who stir them to life daily.