We acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands on which we walk, live and work. We recognise their living culture and their unique role in the life of the areas in which Mercy Partners ministries are located. We pay tribute to all of those who have nurtured this country over many thousands of years, deriving spiritual and physical needs from the seas, forests, soil, rivers, lakes and streams. We join with our First Nations people in honouring this land as sacred. We welcome the Uluru Statement from the Heart and support an Indigenous voice to parliament, enshrined in the Australian Constitution.
Duty to Care
In his encyclical Laudato Si, Pope Francis links the environmental crisis – pollution, climate change and land and water degradation – with...
Richard Rohr reminds us that “Jesus and St Francis had no pragmatic social agenda for reform. They just moved outside the system of illusion,...
Mission to Love
For those of us in mission-oriented leadership, our task is to ask: how, exactly, do we play our vital role in God’s mission today?
Called to do things differently
Our ministries established by Religious Sisters began with a clear vision, a starting point founded in the needs of the time. It was a dynamic...
Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!
NAIDOC Week (3-10July) is a time to celebrate the many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have driven and led change in their...
Towards An Ever Wider We
In the Encyclical Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis voiced a fear and a hope that, “Once this health crisis passes, our worst response would be to...
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