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Mission Links

Print, video and online resources you might like to consult to find out more about Catherine McAuley and the story of Mercy

ABOUT MERCY AND CATHERINE MCAULEY:

The history of Mercy in Australia and Papua New Guinea: http://www.mercy.org.au/
The international Mercy story: http://www.mercyworld.org/
Quotes from Catherine McAuley, her writings and from many other Sisters of Mercy http://www.mercyworld.org/heritage/list_quotes.cfm?loadref=215

IDEAS FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS TO USE IN CELEBRATING MERCY DAY

Ireland: http://www.sistersofmercy.ie/about/students.cfm

10 Australian schools share their ideas and experiences: http://amssa.mercy.org.au/mercy-resources-for-the-classroom/celebrating-mercy-day 

BOOKS AND PRINTED RESOURCES

Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy

Catherine McAuley. © Marie Henderson, rsm. Used with permission

Bonaventure Brennan RSM, ‘According to Catherine:Words of Wisdom from Catherine McAuley – A Thematic Approach’, Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy, Dublin, ISBN: 0-9546133-0-9, 2003, €10
Contact: Bonaventure Brennan RSM bbrennan@merboy.net

The Bilumquarterly magazine of Mercy Works, reports, photos & details of the Mercy Works projects in PNG, Timor-Leste etc. Available once a ‘Contributing ‘Friend of Mercy Works’ or online at: http://mercyworks.org.au/news/the-bilum-current-issue

 Mary Ciccarelli, ‘Catherine McAuley - Understanding Mercy’, Mercy Schools WA, 2003

Sr. Angela Bolster, ‘The Correspondence of Catherine McAuley’, Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy Diocese of Cork & Ross, 1989. Available through Amazon or BibliOZ.com

Mary Clare Moore, ‘The Practical Sayings of Catherine McAuley’, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, 2010, Available for free from lulu.com http://www.lulu.com/shop/mary-c-sullivan-ed/the-practical-sayings-of-catherine-mcauley/ebook/product-17396482.html

Helen Marie Burns & Sheila Carney, ‘Praying With Catherine McAuley’, Saint Mary’s Press, Winona, Minnesota, 1996 http://www.amazon.com/Praying-Catherine-Mcauley-Companions-journey/dp/0884893340

Madeline Duckett & Caroline Ong, ‘The Mystical Heart of Catherine McAuley’, Sisters of Mercy, Melb. Congregation, 2005. Available from MIA $11.00
http://www.mercyworld.org/the_centre/shop

Mary C. Sullivan, The Path of Mercy - The Life of Catherine McAuley
http://www.mercyworld.org/the_centre/shop

Marie Gaudry, RSM, ‘With Catherine, My Spirit Mother – A retreat with Catherine McAuley’, Sisters of Mercy, Parramatta, 1999. Available from margaret.jones@mercy.org.au
 
The Sisters of Mercy of The Americas, ‘Praying in the Spirit of Catherine McAuley’, 1999, Available from http://www.fishpond.com.au/Books/Praying-the-Spirit-of-Catherine-McAuley-Sisters-of-Mercy-of-Americas/9781568543369

ESSAYS AND DOCUMENTS

The Spirituality section of the Mercy International Association website contains a wealth of resources. Following are just some of the many essays and presentations:

 ‘ASPECTS OF CATHERINE'S LIFE & SPIRITUALITY’ – Brenda Dolphin rsm
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=D0C1B78A-F777-3C09-C7AF3BFEE7C4CDA6

CHALLENGES FROM OUR TRADITION’ – Caitlin Conneely rsm
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=2F75D50C-E09B-986F-96894BA92F3EC711
 
COMMEMORATION OF CATHERINE’S LIFE & DEATH’ – Kathleen Rushton rsm
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=A412A524-F22A-4E9F-F4425AB7A1D9EC28

‘FORMED & REFORMED’ – Mary Reynolds rsm   http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=A83F4CBE-2219-A8B0-B67BCB077787B6D2

'LEADING FROM A MERCIFUL SPACE' - Sheila Carney RSM
http://www.mercyworld.org/_uploads/resources/reflections/168-f584c72b/user-assets/files/leading_from_a_merciful_space.pdf
 
‘LIKE THE COMPASS’ – Mary Reynolds rsm
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=28FC90DE-2219-A8B0-B609BC54C64D9212
 
MERCY AND FAITHFULNESS HAVE MET … - BARBARA JEFFERY RSM
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=7B8D28E9-CC61-625D-F75FA704D937BB30
 
‘OUR LADY OF MERCY: RECLAIMING THE TITLE TODAY’ – Elizabeth Julian rsm
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=2C8DA8E5-AF8F-9E23-99401D82243E7CCE
 
'SUPPORT ME ALL DAY LONG' - Mary Reynolds rsm
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=A8427038-2219-A8B0-B6CC7830F66D2D4C
 
‘TAKE FROM MY HEART ALL PAINFUL ANXIETY’ - Mary Reynolds rsm
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=28FECF66-2219-A8B0-B6C26AA0C2108ED9
 
'THE BUSINESS OF OUR LIVES' - Mary Reynolds rsm
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=28FB7B95-2219-A8B0-B637A15A76D66DB2

DVDs

Circle of Mercy’  A DVD which includes a 24 minute story of Catherine McAuley and a 40 minute Pictorial Tour of the House of Mercy in Baggot St.)

Available from MIA at €10 - http://www.mercyworld.org/the_centre/shop/index.cfm?search_keywords=circle&search_category=all
 
Circle of Mercy also available on YouTube:
Circle of Mercy: Part 1 -  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-NVG5XH35w
Circle of Mercy: Part 2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=polf6uPJNOs

VIDEO CLIPS

 “A LETTER FROM CATHERINE” - Aine Barrins rsm
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=FADFF0D6-FD73-4768-7BD5FD2A88246DCD

“CATHERINE’S CALL”
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?loadref=0&uuid=711EDEF1-BABB-F799-ACB779A55DEEB5B6
 
“CATHERINE THE ENABLER”
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?loadref=0&uuid=711BDF46-0BAF-FF1C-FF8B130CAC3659D1

‘CIRCLE OF MERCY” – VIDEO CLIP OF SONG
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=3E3EEA85-2219-A8B0-B611C7A89D62B804

“INTEGRATED SPIRITUALITY”
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?loadref=0&uuid=711FA501-0315-E0FA-7EBB038D2D5C878E
 
“INTRODUCTION TO CATHERINE”
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?loadref=0&uuid=3E3DDAAB-2219-A8B0-B6834EFF4BFB560A
 
‘MERCY – GOD’S COMPASSIONATE LOVE’ – Brenda Dolphin rsm
5 PARTS - ‘A HEART ON FIRE’, ‘EMBRACING THE CROSS’, ‘A HEART RESPONSE’, OF LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP’, ‘ROOM FOR ALL’
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=4C87FED4-CCDD-586F-F633C3F78470862B

 
PAMPHLETS / BROCHURES
Mary C Sullivan RSM, The Life and Legacy of Catherine McAuley'. Download from http://www.mercy.edu.au/_uploads/rsfil/000333_bcfa.pdf


M. Joanna Regan, ‘Tender Courage’, MIA, Dublin, 1995 Free downloadable edition available at http://www.nuibooks.com/tender-courage-a-reflection-on-the-life-and-spirit-of-catherine-PDF-1356688/

SONGS / MUSIC

  ‘Circle of Mercy’ (Jeannette Goglia RSM) Available from Mercy International - http://www.mercyworld.org/resources/view_resource.cfm?id=D1BA182D-4A6E-41FE-AC51-750227299AD


You can listen to songs from Circle of Mercy at
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=F5AB5BA4-95C1-ADEE-B20D5BBA07B4973B

AUDIO

Your Ever Affectionate, M.C.McAuley’, an audio CD of excerpts from Catherine McAuley’s letters, http://www.mercyworld.org/the_centre/shop/index.cfm?loadref=136

‘DARING TO BE DIFFERENT’ PARTS 1-14 written and narrated by Anne Reid – 75 MINUTES
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?loadref=0&uuid=3136F4F9-E7EA-AA9E-F8C2EFB082DDD791
 
‘REFLECTION ON THE SPIRIT AND LIFE OF CATHERINE MCAULEY’ – Mary Sullivan
http://www.mercyworld.org/spirituality/view-reflection.cfm?uuid=6DDDD0D5-C586-A090-AFDAAD1C5FF09333

OTHER MERCY LINKS

Australasian Mercy Secondary Schools Association: http://amssa.mercy.org.au
Mercy Education Limited: http://www.mercyed.org.au/
Mercy Works:    http://mercyworks.org.au/