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  1. Veterans, the needy, shut-ins and homeless have lots of friends on ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 |

    ... needy are also getting some help from another direction in addition to the established soup kitchens. The Sisters of Mercy convent on County Street becomes a kitchen to provide Thanksgiving dinners to the needy identified by the sisters in their ...


  2. Dissertation uncovers impact of sister's careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Globe Catholic Newspaper

    ... for my master's thesis at Briar Cliff University, I uncovered little written about the impact of the Sisters of Mercy on health care," she said. "The Sisters of Mercy felt called by God to a life of service, which was central to their charism. The ...


  3. Mercy Foundation to honor Sr. Elizabeth Mary BurnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Globe Catholic Newspaper

    ... continued in that role until 1973. In 1973, Sister Elizabeth became the director of Health Services for the Sisters of Mercy, Province of Detroit. In this role she was responsible for coordinating community-staffed health care facilities, and ...


  4. Nuns in building battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    ... and the second would determine if the building's poor condition could reduce its cultural value. The Sisters of Mercy claims the building should be knocked down because it contains asbestos and has been deemed structurally unsound by engineers. ...


  5. Historical society gets items from El Dorado hospital's pastRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... In 1927, he assumed an additional $68,000 to $70,000 in debts and the hospital was turned over to the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic order of nuns. The new wing of the hospital, directly adjacent to and attached to the older building, was completed in ...


  6. More than 100 Catholic nuns to be honoured for service to WintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | ABC News

    More than 100 Catholic nuns who have served in the outback Queensland town of Winton over the past 100 years will be acknowledged in a special tribute this weekend. The Sisters of Mercy have served the people of Winton since the order was established in 1906, but the last two finished their work in the town earlier this year.


  7. Children's hospital land at Mater is returnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 |

    The site, near the Mater Hospital in Dublin's north inner city, was originally earmarked as the location for the national children's hospital - but it failed to get planning permission The Sisters of Mercy have taken back the two-hectare site donated to the State for the new national children's hospital, it was confirmed yesterday. The site, near the Mater Hospital in Dublin's north inner city, was originally earmarked as the location for the national children's hospital - but it failed to get planning permission.


  8. Leo L'EsperanceRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 21, 2015 | 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.


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

    Aug 16, 2015 | 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.


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

    Aug 12, 2015 | 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.


  12. Religion DigestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2015 | 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 .


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

    Aug 6, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 25, 2015 |

    ... 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 ...


  15. 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 ...


  16. 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.


  17. 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 ...


  18. 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, ...


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

    Jul 13, 2015 |

    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.


  20. 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. ...