News & Events

December 19, 2014

The last few months of the year seem to be about waiting. We wait for the first snowfall, for Thanksgiving and for the season of Advent as we prepare and wait for the birth of Jesus. The days are shorter, the nights seem longer. Time moves either too quickly or too slowly.

December 16, 2014

The Sisters of Mercy listened with great interest early this morning as Cardinal João Bráz de Aviz, prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, began his comments that would bring the Apostolic Visitation of Institutes of U.S. Women Religious to a close.

December 15, 2014

The calendar read Nov. 1, the Feast of All Saints, but Christmas was being celebrated in the chapel of Mercy Center in Buffalo.

December 12, 2014

Sister Cathe Shoulberg, RSM, a member of the Mid-Atlantic Community, was recently featured in an article in Norristown, PA's Times Herald regarding her recent educational and cultural exchange.

November 24, 2014

Two dozen Mercy Sisters, Associates, co-workers, volunteers and friends gathered in Columbus, Georgia, November 21-23 for the annual protest of the military training facility formerly known as the School of the Americas (SOA).

November 21, 2014

The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, who have been advocating for comprehensive immigration reform for years, are grateful that President Obama has taken executive action on immigration policy to protect undocumented parents from deportation.

November 05, 2014

Karen Schneider, RSM, a member of the Mid-Atlantic Community, a physician and an assistant professor of pediatric emergency medicine at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, was recently featured in the media.

November 01, 2014

These almost quaint words of John Muir foreshadow the growing understanding of interconnectedness in this century. The world has changed at a phenomenal rate since Muir fell in love with nature and worked on its behalf. Today science and theology affirm his understanding that everything is hitched to everything else, but in ways that are increasingly complex and even alarming.