The Mercy calendar has an entry for November the 11th. It records the anniversary of the death of Catherine McAuley in 1841. Now, that date also records a very special and memorable day for us for us here in Nigeria.
Sr. Angela from the Southern Province writes an account of her Sabbatical experience in Nigeria.
Celebrations for Sr. Eileen McNicholl’s Golden Jubilee were held in St. Teresa’s old Cathedral, Jimeta, Yola on May 22, ’04. Eileen’s friends gathered for Eucharist and a celebratory meal to give thanks for her fifty years in Mercy.
In June, Sr. Anne Itotia of the Congregational Leadership Team visited the sisters in the Nigerian Region. She stayed with the sisters in their homes and visited their ministries. The following are some photographs taken during Anne’s visit.
"Whatever our project, or wherever we focus our energy Unless we are situating that within the context Of the total community on the planet We are failing to be faithful interpreters of the Signs of our Times" from Thomas Berry