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Whakanuia Celebrating Jubilee

 Pope Francis calls on all religious to ‘wake up the world’ through the witness of their faith, holiness and hope and points out that "the effectiveness of religious life does not depend on the efficiency of its methods, “but on the eloquence of our lives, lives which radiate the joy and beauty of living the gospel and following Christ to the full.”

Five Sisters of Mercy recently celebrated their jubilees of religious profession and witness to ‘faith, holiness and hope’ over 50 and 60 years. Congratulations as you celebrate in this special Year of Mercy!

Pictured in Dunedin are 60 year jubilarians Sisters M Lucia Hartstonge and M Chanel Hardiman along with Leadership Team member Sue France.

In Auckland Sisters Anne Frances Bates and Marie Brown celebrated 50 years and Margaret Timms (in foreground) celebrated 60 years.

Me whakakā to wairua kia kite a iwi katoa
You should be a shining lamp, giving light to all around you
Catherine McAuley

Mercy vowed life is a particular expression of the mercy of God in our world.

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