News & Events

Placer People of Faith Together Teaches Individuals to Advocate for Themselves

August 29, 2016

Placer People of Faith Together is an Interfaith community organizing group. They teach individuals in their congregations how to speak for themselves to people in power.

Sister Suzanne Toolan Honored with Benedictus Award

August 22, 2016

Prominent liturgist and composer Sister Suzanne Toolan was honored by the Diocese of San Jose.


Community Health Free Clinic benefits from 2016 Sisters of Mercy Grant

August 03, 2016

This is another in a series of articles about the ministries that were awarded grants in 2016 through the Mercy Ministry Grants program.

Sisters of Mercy West Midwest Community Announces New Director of Mercy Associates

July 29, 2016

Mercy Associate Mark Piper of Chicago, Ill., has been named Director of Mercy Association for the Sisters of Mercy West Midwest (WMW) Community.

The West Midwest Community Gathers and Makes Mercy Real for the Hungry in Chicago

June 27, 2016

Sisters, Associates and volunteers package 35,000 meals for the hungry in Chicago

Ties That Bind

June 26, 2016

Ties that Bind Bring The Warmth of Mercy to Many

Praying for All

May 18, 2016

Sister Jeanne's favorite form of prayer is praise and worship, but an important part of her ministry is praying for all the requests that get sent in to the Sisters of Mercy.

Care through Touch

May 12, 2016

In the heart of the Tenderloin and Mission neighborhoods in San Francisco there exists a unique ministry that touches, figuratively and literally, some of the most desperate people in the city – the Care Through Touch Institute. 

Sister Roxanne Dolak's nursing ministry spans more than 40 years

May 06, 2016

Sister Roxanne's ministry began as a music teacher, but after 15 years she answered a new calling to become a nurse.

Nursing: An Ongoing Work of Mercy

April 28, 2016

The Sisters of Mercy have made a difference at St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco since it opened in 1857.