News & Events

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.

May 15, 2015

On May 6, Sisters of Mercy Institute Justice Team member Marianne Comfort, along with six others of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, presented the Catholic Climate Petition to Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square.

May 15, 2015

Linda Johnson came to the monthly Taizé Prayer at the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse, Erie, Pennsylvania, to sing in the choir, or schola, at the request of Sister Rita Panciera, Taize coordinator. But over time, something deeper took root.

May 01, 2015

Sisters Patrice Klein and Gertrude (Trudy) Keefe were highlighted in an article by the Sioux City Catholic Globe about the impact of the Sisters of Mercy in the Sioux City Diocese.

April 30, 2015

Like a caring mother, Dilek Yücel took an interest in helping her two sons with their homework after school. But the native of France, who moved to Rochester in 2011, encountered an obstacle to her good intentions: she spoke little English.

April 28, 2015

We join in prayer for the people of Nepal in the wake of Saturday's earthquake -- for the devastating loss of lives, of communities, of security.