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  1. Leo L'EsperanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Burlington Free Press

    ... August 22, 2015. Leo was the youngest of the seven children of Thomas and Eva Kinville L'Esperance. The Sisters of Mercy at Cathedral Grammar and High School educated him. Leo left high school to enlist in the United States Army shortly before ...

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  2. Unique musician comes to NanaimoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Growing up in Edmonton, McNeill's earliest memories are of her parents' folk and country music being drowned out by her older teenage siblings' Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Black Sabbath records. She would lull herself to sleep to the sad songs of her mother's Dolly Parton-Porter Wagner duets album.

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  3. Sisters of Mercy's "Floodland" getting the special vinyl box set treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Boing Boing

    The Sisters of Mercy's classic 1987 beast of gothic bombast, Floodland , will be reissued next month as a 4-LP vinyl box from Rhino records featuring the original album along with three 12-inches from the time. Floodland was the second full-length released under the Sisters name, and at that point the band consisted of founder Andrew Eldritch, new bassist Patricia Morrison of Gun Club fame, and the thunderous drum machine known as Doctor Avalanche.

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  4. Catholic agencies decry Obama's response on detention rulingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | St. Anthony Messenger

    The Catholic Legal Immigration Network and the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas decried the Obama administration's effort to have a judge set aside her orders for the release of families being held in immigration detention centers. Judge Dolly Gee of the Central California District Court in a July 24 ruling said the federal immigrant family detention system violates a court settlement over the treatment of juveniles held by the immigration agency.

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  5. Religion DigestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Sisters of Mercy will hold its 114th Annual Mass and Pilgrimage to Our Lady's Grotto at Nazareth Home for Boys. The event starts with a procession at 9:15 a.m. from the parking lot of St. Joseph Church, 761 Main St., and arrives at the Grotto for a 10 a.m. Mass with Bishop Robert J. McManus .

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  6. Mercy Medical Center celebrates 125 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Globe Catholic Newspaper

    ... of the Epiphany. "It's a great time to be here to celebrate 125 years of Mercy hospital," he said. "The Sisters of Mercy, who were only founded in the 1830s, were already known for their works in the United States. It was the civic community who ...

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  7. Mark Morriss - The Taste of Mark Morriss - Acid Jazz RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Music-News.com

    ... feels lightweight next to the original. And then there's the curious cover of Lucretia (My Reflection). The Sisters of Mercy original is them at their most grandiose and bombastic, and this interpretation sounds quite delicate in comparison, with ...

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  8. Auxiliary teams up to help hospital, communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Vicksburg Post

    ... known as Pink Ladies, but became co-ed several years back. About five of the volunteers now are men. "The Sisters of Mercy started the auxiliary at the Mercy Hospital in 1959, and that's when it was Pink Ladies," she said. "Somewhere along the line ...

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  9. DJ Amanda Jones Rules the Decks in L.A.'s Goth/Industrial Party SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | LA Weekly

    It's Friday night inside the Monte Cristo, a gorgeous Koreatown venue hidden behind a plain Wilshire Boulevard facade near Southwestern Law School, and Amanda Jones is keeping the industrial dancers going after midnight. They pump fists and jerk knees towards their guts in time with stomping beat of bands well-associated with the genre.

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  10. Jobs lost and nuns to be moved as convent closure confirmedRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Northumberland Today

    ... will be a great sadness to the staff and a disappointment to everyone who has had a connection with the Sisters of Mercy in Alnwick." The news will no doubt come as a blow to the community, especially those who fought to save it from closure. St ...

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  11. The Catholic Church in America: Persevering Through Uncertainty with HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Patheos

    ... programs and retreat programs for young adults who want to be steeped in Ignatian spirituality. The Sisters of Mercy have established the Mercy Associates, of which I am a member. This means I have pledged to try to live out the values of ministry, ...

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  12. Chaput backs school's ouster of lesbian stafferRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Philly.com

    THE SISTERS OF Mercy order and Waldron Mercy Academy officials "showed character and common sense" in their decision to fire a school staffer who is in a same-sex marriage, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said yesterday. The Archbishop was not alone in his support for Waldron Mercy Academy's dismissal of Margie Winters after eight years of employment.

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  13. Taylor Swift's Epic '1989' Tour: Every Night With Us Is Like a DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... from singing them. "I Knew You Were Trouble" began with a slow creepy goth-industrial intro - loads of the Sisters of Mercy's Andrew Eldritch in her vocals! Floodland , holla! - before the drums kicked in and turned it into a rock-me-Amadeus stomp. ...

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  14. Letter: Medicaid mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    In 1912, The Sisters of Mercy purchased a farm on the north side of Aurora to build a hospital that would provide compassionate mental health treatment and care for the most vulnerable citizens – the poor and uneducated. During a century of progress, that hospital has evolved into Presence Mercy Medical Center, one of the largest full-service hospitals in the Fox River Valley.

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  15. In brief: Sisters of Mercy in Erie welcome 6 associatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Erie Times News

    The Sisters of Mercy in Erie welcomed six new associates during a Mass on June 21. The associates are, front row from left, Linda Johnson, Gladys George and Joanne Haulik and, back row from left, Nordia Brusola, Emma Schaefer and Michelle Wheaton. CONTRIBUTED/ERIE TIMES-NEWS Linda Johnson, Gladys George, Joanne Haulik, Nordia Brusola, Emma Schaefer and Michelle Wheaton made their covenant June 21 and were welcomed during a Mass in the sisters' motherhouse chapel.

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  16. St. Joseph's Hospital celebrates 140th anniversary todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | SavannahNow

    On June 30, 1875, the Sisters of Mercy took over the ramshackle, 12-room building Forest City Marine Hospital at East Broad and Gordon streets. Today, 140 years later and in a technologically advanced 330-bed medical center on Savannah's southside, the St. Joseph's Hospital family is celebrating their 140th anniversary.

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  17. Fight against Alnwick convent closureRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Northumberland Today

    ... is running until Friday, July 3. Closure would end a tradition spanning more than a century, after the Sisters of Mercy arrived in the town in 1890. Opponents have vowed to fight the proposals and St Paul's RC Church parishioner Margaret Givens has ...

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  18. What's next for Marian Court College's oceanfront campus?Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... to Marian board of trustees chair James Burke . The college was founded in 1964 by a group now called the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Northeast Community, which is part of an international organization of Roman Catholic women. The Sisters of ...

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  19. Petition launched to oppose proposed closure of Northumberland conventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Northumberland Today

    ... have been some brilliant nuns there over the years who have done some brilliant things for the town." The Sisters of Mercy arrived in the town in 1890 at the request of the parish priest to provide education and visit the sick. Fr Robert rented 12 ...

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  20. Small Catholic college in Massachusetts closingRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Boston Herald

    ... the summer White House of President Calvin College, which has been used as a classroom building. The Sisters of Mercy founded Marian Court as a two-year secretarial school in 1964. The college awarded its first four-year degrees in criminal justice ...

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