News & Events

Join a virtual rally for #FaithfulRecovery!

July 07, 2020

When senators return to Washington, D.C., later this month, they must pass legislation to meet the basic needs of those most devastated by covid-19 and by dramatic job losses, who are disproportionately Black, Indigenous and People of Color.

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Laud SCOTUS Decision on DACA

June 18, 2020

The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas laud the Supreme Court’s decision rejecting the president’s effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, ruling 5-4 that the administration’s rescission of the program was “arbitrary and capricious.”

Mercy in the News

May 31, 2020

Media coverage of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas

Mothers & Others Provide Masks in Nebraska

May 18, 2020

Sisters, Associates, co-workers, and the media turned out for a send-off prayer service on May Day in Mercy Villa parking lot in Omaha  The event was in support of Mothers & Others: Advocacy for Detained Migrant Children as they traveled to Grand Island Hall County Detention Center to deliver over 300 face masks, chocolates and flowers.

During the 1918 flu pandemic, religious sisters stepped up to help

May 08, 2020

The Toledo (Ohio) Blade paid tribute to Sisters of Mercy and other women religious for their dedication during the 1918 flu pandemic. 


Grant Named in Honor of Sister

May 08, 2020

The Mercy Foundation in Dallas, Pennsylvania, named an emergency grant in memory of Sister Virginia Hasson, RSM.

Submit Letters to the Editor on Coronavirus and Critical Concerns

May 07, 2020

Insert Mercy into Public Conversations