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Mercy In the News

June 30, 2018

Media coverage of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas

Sisters of Mercy Denounce Inhumane and Immoral Treatment of Immigrants

June 22, 2018

As Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, a congregation of women religious recommitted to stand in solidarity with immigrants seeking fullness of life, we are appalled by the recent actions of the Trump administration regarding the treatment of immigrants and asylum-seekers at our southern border and the growing move to charge immigrants with criminal offenses.

Sisters of Mercy Join the Cry to Keep Families Together

June 19, 2018

Heartbreaking reports about the Trump Administration’s policies to separate families arriving at the border and place children in detention facilities are a call to action for all of us.  The zero tolerance policy intended to deter migration is inhumane.

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas sign onto Catholic Climate Declaration

June 18, 2018

The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas is pleased to announce that all five U.S. Mercy communities and 37 Mercy ministries and institutions signed onto the Catholic Climate Declaration that was released June 18, the third anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’.

Sister Phyllis Hughes Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

June 15, 2018

The Catholic Health Association (CHA) honored Sister Phyllis Hughes, RSM, DrPH, with a 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her 51-year career in health ministry. 

Sister Receives Award

June 08, 2018

Mid-Atlantic Sister Catherine Maguire, RSM, received the Heart of Siloam award on June 4, 2018.

Sisters of Mercy Announce Winners of 2018 #MakeMercyReal Video Contest

May 24, 2018

The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas announced the winners of the second annual #MakeMercyReal video contest on May 24, 2018.