News & Events

War is Not the Answer: Calling for Diplomacy in Syria

April 16, 2018

Late Friday night, President Trump’s launched a missile attack on Syria as a retaliation to the alleged use of chemical weapons on Syrian civilian, ignoring international law and processes through the United Nations, and without consulting Congress.

Mercy Students March for Their Lives

April 02, 2018

Mercy students along with Sisters of Mercy, Mercy teachers, Mercy Associates and Mercy co-workers, joined millions of others on March 24 in Washington, DC and in more than 800 other cities across the U.S. and around the world to demonstrate against gun violence and laws that have allowed this violence to become so pervasive.

Mercy ACTs to End Racism

March 30, 2018

Out of a commitment to deepen our response to racism in society and within our community, the Sisters of Mercy have endorsed the A.C.T to End Racism rally, April 4 in Washington, D.C., marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Sister Marilyn Lacey Receives Honor in Song

March 18, 2018

On Sunday, March 18, 2018, 20 highly-distinguished women were celebrated by The Canales Project for their exceptional achievements and contributions, among them Sister Marilyn Lacey. 

Sisters "Share the Green"

March 16, 2018

Sister Mary Scullion, RSM, the executive director of Project Home, was the grand marshal in the 2018 St. Patrick's Day parade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Mercy Volunteer Corps Celebrates 40th Year

March 06, 2018

Founded in 1978 by the Sisters of Mercy, this year Mercy Volunteer Corps is celebrating 40 years of serving the most marginalized members of society with through those who have generously given of their time and talents.

Tune in to Sisters Sharing Ministry Stories for National Catholic Sisters Week

March 05, 2018

The Sisters of Mercy will commemorate National Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14, in a series of six videos and a Facebook Live streaming chat created to mark the annual celebration of women religious.

Sisters of Mercy Arrested for Standing in Solidarity With DREAMers

February 28, 2018

Eight Sisters of Mercy and a Mercy justice team member, along with 30 other Catholic leaders, engaged in nonviolent civil disobedience as a part of a Catholic Day of Action with Dreamers held in Washington, DC. 

Sisters of Mercy Grieve Violence and Loss of Life - When Will This Stop?

February 15, 2018

Sisters of Mercy unite in prayer for those in Parkland, Florida whose sense of safety in their schools has been irrevocably broken. We also decry the industries, systems, and culture that enable this terrible hate and violence.

Emergency Faith Delegation Witnesses Civil Unrest in Honduras

February 04, 2018

The emergency delegation of 56 faith leaders and social justice advocates has returned after traveling to Honduras to witness firsthand the continuing widespread civil unrest following that country’s November 27 contested presidential election.