1st Apr 2021

Easter 2021

Easter blessing   May you walk always with the risen Christ; a loving heart to those in need. Artwork ©

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16th Feb 2021

Lent 2021

May you find the blessing of stillness and silence in this Lenten season This week the Church celebrates Ash Wednesday, the b

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28th Nov 2020

Advent 2020

Advent: the sacredness of birth and life During Advent, which commences on Sunday 29 November, we celebrate the gift

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20th Nov 2020

Presentation Day Blessings

Celebrating the life and legacy of Nano Nagle on Presentation Day, 21 November 2020 The Feast of the Presentation of the Bles

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14th Nov 2020

Mercy Partners Foundation Day

Celebrating the people we are on 14 November 2020 Mercy Partners was decreed a Public Juridic Person eleven years ago by the

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8th Nov 2020

Celebrating NAIDOC week

NAIDOC Week 2020: 8–15 November NAIDOC Week celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with this year

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4th Oct 2020

Feast of St Francis of Assisi, October 4

St Francis befriends the cricket saying, ‘sing my sister cricket and praise your Creator with a joyful song …&rsquo

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30th Sep 2020

Mercy Moments: for the earth and future generations

Learning a new way of dwelling in our common home   Read Mercy Moments issue 105:  For the earth and future g

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23rd Sep 2020

Feast of Our Lady of Mercy, 2020

Mercy Day, 25 September 2020 – honouring the Venerable Catherine McAuley In the spirit of the Season of

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17th Sep 2020

Mercy Moments: Like a tree

During this Season of Creation we focus on another aspect of the natural world: trees   Read Mercy Moments iss

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19th Aug 2020

Mercy Moments: in praise of green spaces

In praise of gardens and green spaces   Read issue 102:  In praise of gardens and green spaces The natural

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11th Aug 2020

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 2020

Feast Day of St Mary MacKillop

Feast of St Mary of the Cross, 8 August   Saint Mary founded the Sisters of Saint Joseph of the Sacred He

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5th Aug 2020

Mercy Moments: we are all in this together

The human roots of the ecological crisis   Read issue 101:  We are all in this together In Laudato Si'

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22nd Jul 2020

Mercy Moments issue 100 is now available

A place of shelter, shade and protection   Read issue 100:  In the garden Gardens are good for the soul an

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7th Jul 2020

Mercy Moments issue 99 is now available

Abuse of creation is a sin   Read issue 99:  It's a sin We are challenged to review our definition of

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1st Jul 2020

New Mercy Partners ministry

Mater Misericordiae Mercy Partners is pleased to announce the formation of our new Catholic health ministry, Mater. 

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24th Jun 2020

Mercy Moments issue 98 is now available

Living in community   Read issue 98:  Community of life We reflect on the transformation that occurs when

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11th Jun 2020

Mercy Moments issue 97 is now available

Rediscovering a theological vision of the natural world   Read issue 97:  Leading us back to the Creator E

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29th May 2020

Pentecost Sunday 2020

Pentecost Sunday, 31 May 2020 In a world that needs light, warmth, connection and creativity more than ever ... Let us rejoic

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27th May 2020

Mercy Moments issue 96 is now available

Big change in extremes   Read issue 96:  Big change in extremes We are all in this together! Let's sup

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25th May 2020

Remembering Australia's Stolen Generations

National Sorry Day: we're in this together! Tuesday 26 May marks the twenty-third year since 1997's Bringing the

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21st May 2020

Feast of St Rita of Cascia

Prayer for St Rita On May 22, we commemorate the death in 1457 of Rita of Cascia, Patroness of Impossible Causes, who was can

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13th May 2020

Mercy Moments issue 95 is now available

The poor and the earth are crying out!   Read more in issue 95:  The poor and the earth are crying out! As

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6th May 2020

Feast of Elizabeth Hayes

Prayer for Elizabeth Hayes On May 6 we commemorate the death in 1894 of Elizabeth Hayes, Franciscan woman and founder&nb

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29th Apr 2020

Mercy Moments issue 94 is now available

The way forward is back   Read more in issue 94:  The way forward is back In our quest for ecological sust

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23rd Apr 2020


ANZAC Day, 25 April 2020 On this solemn day, we remember the fallen. Image © Pixabay  

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23rd Apr 2020

Nano Nagle, The Lady of the Lantern

The Venerable Nano Nagle, 1718–1784 As we remember the death of Presentation Sisters foundress Nano Nagle on 26 April 1

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22nd Apr 2020

International Mother Earth Day

Living in harmony with all creation on the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day Earth Day is celebrated each year on 22 April. T

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7th Apr 2020

Easter reflection

The empty tomb Emptiness is touching us all. Globally we have seen images of empty streets, shelves, restaurants, clubs a

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13th May 2016


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

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