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Formation

Mercy Partners Formation aims to form leaders who understand their responsibilities as part of God's mission.

Formation seeks to develop in us sensitivity to where God is leading our lives and our mission.

Curtin, 2012

Mercy Partners leaders at the Leaders' Meeting in 2021

Our Program

Mercy Partners Formation offers a range of programs, events, resources and support for leaders in Mercy Partners ministries to foster and incorporate the founding congregations culture, values, charism and Catholic identity.

It is part of the responsibility of all PJPs to provide formation opportunities for the leaders of the ministries that they sponsor so that aspects of mission and charism will develop in response to future realities (Wright 2015).

Mercy Partners Formation is committed to offering quality formation experiences which honour local experience, enhance relationships and connections, build mission capacity, respond to current issues and challenges and enhance Church community and networking.

Formation Opportunities

Mercy Partners Formation in collaboration with Mercy Partners Board also facilitate leaders’ gathering and professional learning opportunities in Leadership, Catholic Identity and Mission Integration.

Mercy Partners Formation is open to:

  • Steward Representatives
  • Religious Sisters from founding congregations
  • Mercy Partners Board
  • Mercy Partners Committee Members
  • Ministry Chairs, Directors, CEOs, Principals, Executive and key staff
  • Guests invited by Mercy Partners
  • Other leaders in like ministries
  • Emerging leaders
Leaders from Mercy Partners and its ministries holding candles at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Townsville.

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