Mercy Day 2019 Reflection

By Sr. Myra Bergman, RSM, Mission Integration Consultant, Trinity Health Michigan Mercy Day — Our Special Day “Give thanks to the Lord for he is good, his mercy endures forever” (Psalm 136:1) Catherine McAuley, a wealthy woman living in Dublin, Ireland, in the 1800s, embedded this faith belief in her personal spiritual life and compassionate … Read more Mercy Day 2019 Reflection

September 24 is MERCY DAY 2018: Reflections on a Remarkable Founder and a Remarkable Ministry

Catherine McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, is often pictured as she might have appeared during the last decade of her life: a Roman Catholic sister, dressed in full traditional habit, with a gentle smile on her serene face. She looks warm and welcoming, and seems to radiate caring, compassion, and a love for … Read more September 24 is MERCY DAY 2018: Reflections on a Remarkable Founder and a Remarkable Ministry

Honoring Our Heritage: Mercy Health Muskegon Colleagues Celebrate “Mercy Day”

Mercy Health Muskegon celebrated Mercy Day on September 26, to commemorate the opening of the first “House of Mercy” in Dublin, Ireland, on September 24, 1827. To celebrate, Senior Leadership Team members served colleagues apple cider, bottled water, nutrition bars and a card that included Catherine McAuley’s prayer in the Hackley and Mercy Campus colleague … Read more Honoring Our Heritage: Mercy Health Muskegon Colleagues Celebrate “Mercy Day”