Posts Tagged ‘Sisters of Mercy’

Celebrating 40 Years of Mercy Mission in Samoa Comments 0

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Early this year, I had the best holiday of my life when the Sisters in New Zealand invited me to join them for two celebrations, one in Auckland and the second in Samoa. The occasion was the forty years of Mercy ministry to schools and clinic in that small country. For me the whole experience Read more

Vatican head says it’s not about the nuns, but about the nun’s leadership Comments 3

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

The attack on the Nuns is a case of perception not reality according to Vatican Cardinal William Levada, who admits to being saddened by people’s assessment of him, his office and the report on the nuns. Levada, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), insists neither he, nor the Vatican is picking on the nuns. “We’re sad if people Read more

Mercy Forum in Auckland focuses on Mercy Ministries growth Comments 0

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The growth of Mercy ministries to 2025 was the focus of a Mercy Forum held in Auckland on May 11. Around 60 directors and managers of ministries owned by Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa Sisters of Mercy New Zealand attended the one-day event. Congregation Leader Anne Campbell set the scene with her reflection on ‘Mercy, Read more

Last Sister of Mercy retires from Hospital Comments 0

Friday, November 18th, 2011

The last working Sister of Mercy at Mercy Hospital in Dunedin has retired from nursing.

Sr Chanel Hardiman, who is in her late 70s, was honoured at a farewell function at Marinoto House, in Dunedin, on Wednesday.

She entered the Sister of Mercy’s novice training in South Dunedin, aged 20, in 1953.

She told her guests much had changed during her career. Technology altered “everything”, in terms of equipment used and the job’s demands.


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