Mercy: a vision that continues to evolve
Mary Reynolds, MIA Executive Director outlines significant celebrations for 2017.
There are three major vision moments in our Mercy story which we will celebrate in 2017. Firstly, we will celebrate the 190th anniversary of the opening of the House of Mercy, Sept. 24th 1827; secondly the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Mercy International Association in October 1992 and this year we will launch the outcome of the world wide discernment of the ‘cry of the earth and the cry of the poor’ through the Mercy International Reflection Process. … a vision that continues to evolve and inform our search for a deeper experience of God’s mercy in our own lives and a commitment to ‘keep alive the founding spirit of Catherine among peoples of the world most in need of God’s mercy and compassion’ as well as a renewed care for our common home…
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