News & Events

Institute Leadership Team Statement on Chauvin Verdict

April 21, 2021

The Institute Leadership Team of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas has consistently written statements that call for accountability of police and that decry the lack of individual and collective responsibility for these extrajudicial killings. A change in these systems must come and must come swiftly.

Mercy in the News — 2021

March 31, 2021

Media coverage of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas

Celebrate the 2021 Jubilarians

February 26, 2021

Congratulations to all of our sisters in the Mid-Atlantic who will celebrate a jubilee in 2021.

Two Sisters of Mercy featured on late-night TV

February 15, 2021

Sister Pat Murphy and Sister JoAnn Persch appeared on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee on Wednesday, February 10th.

University Program Named for Mid-Atlantic Sister

February 12, 2021

A university diversity and inclusivity program is named in honor of Sister Cora Marie Billings, RSM.

Sister Susan O'Connor Honored for Service

February 08, 2021

Sister Susan O’Connor of Cedar Rapids was recently publicly honored by Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP) for her “policy-making capacity with involvement in the broader community on behalf of low-income people.” 

Pittsburgh sister offers reflection, prayer for inauguration

January 22, 2021

Sister Patricia McCann, a prolific writer on social issues, was a presenter on a prayer service on Zoom titled “A Catholic Evening of Reflection and Prayer: Healing, Accountability, Truth and Hope” 

St. Vincent's Academy alumna named Chief of Staff

January 21, 2021

Tina Flournoy (SVA class of 1974) named chief of staff for Vice President Kamala Harris.