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Mary Reynolds visits Brisbane

19th Mar 2014

Mary Reynolds rsm, Executive Director of Mercy International Association, Dublin, presented Mercy: Our Heritage and Our Responsibility at Mater Private Hospital Conference Room in South Brisbane on Monday 17 March.

Mary ReynoldsIn her two-part presentation, ­which focused on Mercy heritage and charism, Mary drew on her own research and experience and that of the global Mercy community to deepen understanding of Catherine McAuley's legacy.

She sketched a cultural background of early nineteenth century Ireland, demonstrating how this environment impacted on the work of Catharine McAuley and drawing parallels with the current challenges facing Mercy International and the wider Mercy community in their work today.

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