News & Events

July 25, 2014

The Sisters of Mercy are concerned about the escalating violence and increasing loss of life in Gaza.

July 21, 2014

Sisters of Mercy are honored for their years of commitment and service this spring and summer.

July 17, 2014

Father Matt Malone, S.J., editor in chief of America, announced the appointment of Sister Mary Ann Walsh (Northeast) as U.S. Church correspondent.

July 16, 2014

Mercy hosted a Mercy associate from Honduras to share her first-hand account of the situation in Honduras.

July 14, 2014

Sister Cora Marie Billings describes her experiences of being “the first” or the “the only” African-American Catholic and woman religious in many situations.

July 03, 2014

In keeping with our Catholic Social Teaching regarding the human dignity of every life, the Sisters of Mercy oppose and work to abolish the death penalty in the United States.

July 02, 2014

Firsthand reports on the situation in Iraq describe the terror of violence in Baghdeeda, the largest Christian community there, causing thousands to flee their homes in search of refuge.

June 24, 2014

--updated July 7, 2014--

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) estimates that 90,000 unaccompanied children will flee to the United States in the current fiscal year, with 120,000 children seeking refuge next year. The Sisters of Mercy urge immediate action to address the root causes of this crisis.

June 19, 2014

On May 8-9, 2014, the historical records of the former Auburn and Burlingame, California, regional communities were transferred to their new state-of-the-art home at Mercy Heritage Center in Belmont, North Carolina. This completes a three-year long moving process for Mercy archivists across the country.

June 18, 2014

We pray for all in Iraq suffering violence, particularly the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Sienna in Mosul, Iraq, and those who face imminent danger from violent anti-Christian movements.