To assist with describing the relationship between ministries and Mercy Partners, the below acknowledgment can be used. This should be used on ministry websites (the suggested location is the Ministry’s About or History pages of their website), in brochures etc.
When using this acknowledgement on the Ministry’s website, it is recommended that ministries link their website to the Mercy Partners website (www.mercypartners.org.au)
Below is the relationship that needs to be updated with the ministry’s name, Congregation/Order name and transition date.
<insert ministry name> is under the canonical sponsorship and civil ownership of Mercy Partners. The ministry was entrusted to Mercy Partners by the <insert Congregation/Order name> on <insert transition date >.
The Mercy Partners ministerial PJP assumes the role of the canonical sponsor of <insert ministry name>. The civil relationship is that Mercy Partners Limited is the sole Member of the organisation that operates the Ministry. The day-to-day operations of the <insert ministry name> remains under the governance of their board.
Mercy Partners commits to ensure that their ministries flourish as Catholic ministries that contribute to the emergence of a world where the healing, liberating and life-giving mercy of God is experienced.
Mercy Partners Logo Usage
Ministries of Mercy Partners are able to use the Mercy Partners logo. To request use of the Mercy Partners logo, please provide details of how the logo will be used along with supporting artwork (if available). Once received, Mercy Partners will review the request and provide approval. Such logo use requests should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.