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14th Nov 2019

Mercy Partners Foundation Day

Mercy Partners Foundation Day, 14 November Celebrating the People We Are On 14 November 2008, Mercy Partners was decla

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11th Nov 2019

We remember Catherine McAuley

The Spirit of Catherine We remember Catherine McAuley on the anniversary of the death in 1841. Having experienced the love

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2nd Nov 2019

All Souls' Day

All Souls' Day – 2 November, 2019 Today our heart’s rhythm has a bittersweet beat as memories of loss a

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1st Nov 2019

All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day – 1 November, 2019 We are all called to become saints!  God of light, As we journey

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23rd Sep 2019

Mercy Day 2019

Mercy Day, 25 September 2019 – honouring the Venerable Catherine McAuley We pray with thanks God of

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30th Aug 2019

Celebrating the Season of Creation

Putting Laudato Si’ into practice Download the Mercy International Season of Creation Calendar, an inspirational reso

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9th Aug 2019

Feast of St Clare of Assisi

Feast of St Clare of Assisi – 11 August On this special day let us remember particularly the stories of our foremot

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8th Aug 2019

Feast Day of Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop

August 8 is the Feast Day of Australia's first saint, Mary of the Cross MacKillop. Courtesy Wikipedia Commons Sai

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30th Jul 2019

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

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12th Jul 2019

Mercy Partners commences One Mater Project to deliver mission of Catholic healthcare across Queensland

Francis Sullivan has been appointed by Mercy Partners as Foundational Executive Chair of the One Mater Project and will oversee

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5th Jul 2019

NAIDOC Week 2019

NAIDOC Week 2019 In 2019, NAIDOC Week runs from 7–14 July. We invite you to pray for justice and recognition of th

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7th Jun 2019

Pentecost 2019

A Prayer for Pentecost In 2019, Pentecost is celebrated on Sunday June 9. On this sacred day we rejoice in the gift of t

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24th May 2019

National Sorry Day, Sunday May 26

National Sorry Day This day was established in response to the 1997 Bringing them Home Report by the Australian Human Rights

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21st May 2019

Celebrating the life of St Rita of Cascia on 22 May

St Rita of Cascia St Rita of Cascia’s life was a tapestry of faith and fear, joy and sadness, acceptance and denial wov

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26th Apr 2019

Remembering Nano Nagle – 26 April 2019

Celebrating the life of Nano Nagle Nano Nagle founded the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. O

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24th Apr 2019

Anzac Day 25 April 2019

Lest We Forget A prayer of remembrance © Pexels/Veronica Valdova On this national day of remembrance we pau

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18th Apr 2019

Easter 2019

Thoughts for Good Friday and Easter Sunday

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12th Apr 2019

Palm Sunday

Thoughts for Palm Sunday In 2019, Palm Sunday falls on 14 April and marks the beginning of Holy Week, which commemorates Jes

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2nd Apr 2019

Inaugural Mercy Partners Pilgrimage

'Walking the well-lit path' We are very excited to be offering the first Mercy Partners Pilgrimage event in

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16th Mar 2019

Feast of St Patrick

Feast of St Patrick, 17 March Today we remember St Patrick, the Irish soul and spirit of our founders Catherine McAu

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5th Mar 2019

Lenten Moments 2019

Celebrating the season of Lent From 6 March to 18 April this year we celebrate the season of Lent, a time when we re

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30th Nov 2018

Advent Moments 2018

Celebrating the season of Advent From 2–24 December this year we celebrate the season of Advent, a time when we pre

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20th Nov 2018

Presentation Day Blessings

Celebrating the life and legacy of Nano Nagle This year we have celebrated 300 years since Nano Nagle’s birth. Near

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9th Nov 2018

Remembrance Day

The guns fell silent one hundred years ago on 11 November 1918 The war to end all wars was finally over … To

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9th Nov 2018

Remembering Catherine McAuley

Catherine McAuley died on 11 November, 1841 in the Convent of Mercy Dublin. She was 63. Photo: © All Hallows'

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7th Nov 2018

New Mercy Partners Councillor

Mercy Partners welcomes new Councillor Mercy Partners Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Patrick O&rsqu

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7th Nov 2018

Commemorative Mass, 19 November

Mercy Partners 10 Year Commemorative Mass Mercy Partners was established on 14 November 2008 and we celebrate our 10 yea

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1st Nov 2018

All Souls' Day Prayer

Prayer for All Souls' Day, 2 November 2018 Their names are etched on our hearts Their words echo in memories Their kind

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17th Nov 2016

YEAR OF MERCY CLOSING RITUAL

A Ritual for the Closing of the Year of Mercy The Year of Mercy will come to an official end on Sunday November 20 (the Feast

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19th Oct 2016

COUNCIL MEETS WITH MINISTRY REPRESENTATIVES

Council Meets with Board representatives from St Rita's College, Clayfield St Rita’s College, Clayfield Board Chair

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3rd Aug 2016

A PRAYER FOR THE OLYMPICS

A Prayer for the Olympics Gracious and Loving God We celebrate and give thanks for this global sporting occasion when at

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13th May 2016

PENTECOST SUNDAY

Pentecost Sunday is often called the birthday of the Church. For the ancient Israelites, Pentecost (meaning ‘fiftieth&r

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23rd Mar 2016

EASTER 2016

Easter 2016 – Love Overcame By Julie Palmer Love overcame Emerging from a cold tomb All the truth, majesty and

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4th Sep 2015

NATIONAL CHILD PROTECTION WEEK 2015

Download the Truth, Justice, Healing Council Press Release on National Child Protection Week 2015

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2nd Sep 2015

101ST WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES

Sunday August 30, 2015 was the celebration of the 101st World Day of Migrants and Refugees with the theme Church without frontie

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19th Aug 2015

MERCY GLOBAL ACTION GATHERINGS

Invitation … Sisters of Mercy Brisbane, North Sydney and Parramatta, and Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and P

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30th Jul 2015

WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS

Thursday 30 July is both World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and International Day of Friendship The Inte

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8th Jul 2015

PRAISED BE!

Praised Be! An event sponsored by Earth Link … Saturday, August 15, 9.30am-12.30pm at St Vincent’s Centre, 125 Q

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6th Jul 2015

CHURCH GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP

FROM BROKEN BAY INSTITUTE … Broken Bay Institute Lifelong Learning Presents Church Governance & Leadership Earl

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19th Jun 2015

NATIONAL REFUGEE WEEK

National Refugee Week, June 14th – 20th What can you do to mark Refugee Week in your parish or place of work? How ca

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20th May 2015

FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART - JUNE 12, 2015

The Feast of the Sacred Heart This year the Feast of the Sacred Heart, which is celebrated 19 days after Pentecost, falls on

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20th May 2015

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY – JUNE 5

World Environment Day  The world celebrates World Environment Day on June 5. We are all asked to stop and ask o

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15th May 2015

YEAR OF MERCY

Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy Pope Francis has proclaimed an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy starting on th

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15th May 2015

CAROL ZINN: THE POWER OF GOSPEL WORLDVIEW

Carol Zinn: The Power of Gospel Worldview Sr Carol Zinn SSJ, recent President of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious

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14th May 2015

PENTECOST

Pentecost Sunday Pentecost Sunday – May 24 – marks the end of the Easter Season in the Christian calendar and cel

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22nd Apr 2015

ANNUAL GATHERING 2015

Mercy Partners Annual Gathering – Claim the Date! This year’s focus – Healing the Earth: Everyone’s R

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26th Mar 2015

THEOLOGY OF MISSION RETREAT – Rockhampton, March 2015

Theology of Mission Retreat Happy are those who love God …  They are a light in the darkness for the upright; the

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10th Feb 2015

ASH WEDNESDAY

Ash Wednesday This week the Church celebrates Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten Season and a time for spiritual rene

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9th Jan 2015

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mercy Partners Leadership Formation Retreat The next Mercy Partners Leadership Formation Retreat will be held in Rockhampton

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5th Jan 2015

THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI

The Feast of Corpus Christi The Feast of Corpus Christi will be celebrated this week in many Christian Churches. Calle

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9th Dec 2014

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

Christmas Message Pope Francis preached the goodness and tenderness of God, as he celebrated the first Christmas since his el

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9th Dec 2014

COUNCIL UPDATE

Council Update This week will see a change in leadership for Mercy Partners. Mr Garry Everett, who has been Acting Chair s

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21st Nov 2014

Presentation Day, 2015

Presentation Day Marlette Black pbvm says, “Nano Nagle, the foundress of the Presentation Sisters, had two major d

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24th Oct 2014

Leadership Formation Retreat

Catholic Identity The Leadership Formation Program on Catholic Identity was held at Robertson Garden” Brisbane from Oct

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29th Sep 2014

MERCY DAY CELEBRATIONS

Mercy Day Celebrations Last week we celebrated Mercy Day with a morning tea in the office. The Oceania Province Leadership Te

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16th Sep 2014

Mercy Partners Council Visits Townsville

Mercy Partners Council met in Townsville on Tuesday September 9, and hosted a Cocktail gathering for staff and Directors of the

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4th Aug 2014

Annual Report 2013

Mercy Partners Annual Report, 2013 is now available. Select here to read the report.

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31st Jul 2014

Director of Formation Program

This full-time position is now advertised with Mercy Partners, Nudgee, Brisbane Background | Qualifications and experience&nb

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24th Jul 2014

Annual Gathering, July 18-19 2014

Our annual gathering in Cairns around the value of “respect – giving voice” was a very valuable experience for

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19th Jun 2014

Transfer of Ministries

In historic and moving ceremonies, the Presentation Sisters of Queensland transferred their two secondary Colleges for girls to

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7th Apr 2014

Sr Mary Wright ibvm visits Brisbane

Canon Law …  On Saturday, 5 April, about 40 delegates from Mercy Partners ministries and other Apostolic Public J

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4th Apr 2014

Leadership Formation Retreat

The Mercy Partners Leadership Formation Retreat took place this week (Wednesday April 2nd – Friday April 4th) at Robertson

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4th Apr 2014

Annual General Meeting

This week has been a busy one for Mercy Partners. On Tuesday April 1st, Mercy Partners had its Annual General Meeting with the S

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19th Mar 2014

Mary Reynolds visits Brisbane

Mary Reynolds rsm, Executive Director of Mercy International Association, Dublin, presented Mercy: Our Heritage and Our Res

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10th Feb 2014

New website for Mercy Partners

Mercy Partners has launched a new, content-rich website. The new website is designed to provide more information on Mercy Par

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6th Feb 2014

Visit by Mary Reynolds rsm: 17 March 2014

Mary Reynolds is Executive Director of Mercy International Association, Dublin. In a two-part presentation about Mercy heritage

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6th Feb 2014

Visit by Mary Wright ibvm: 5 April 2014

Mary Wright is a Loreto sister and canonist, currently based in Melbourne. She has had considerable experience developing public

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31st Jan 2014

Next formation retreat: April 2-4 2014

The retreat 'Leadership and Governance in a Catholic Ministry' runs from 2 to 4 April 2014. ​  

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