News & Events

Sister Susan O'Connor Honored for Service

February 08, 2021

Sister Susan O’Connor of Cedar Rapids was recently publicly honored by Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP) for her “policy-making capacity with involvement in the broader community on behalf of low-income people.” 

Pittsburgh sister offers reflection, prayer for inauguration

January 22, 2021

Sister Patricia McCann, a prolific writer on social issues, was a presenter on a prayer service on Zoom titled “A Catholic Evening of Reflection and Prayer: Healing, Accountability, Truth and Hope” 

St. Vincent's Academy alumna named Chief of Staff

January 21, 2021

Tina Flournoy (SVA class of 1974) named chief of staff for Vice President Kamala Harris.

Sister Marissa Butler Professes First Vows

January 19, 2021

On Sunday, January 17, 2021, Sister Marissa Butler formally professed religious vows of poverty, chastity and obedience and to serve those in need as a vowed member of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.

Letter and Prayer for U.S. Inauguration from the Sisters of Mercy

January 19, 2021

A letter and prayer blessing for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

A Lament for Our Nation

January 08, 2021

We come before you, O God, a people bruised and broken. You are our way, our truth and our life. Our only hope is in you.

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Condemn Violence at U.S. Capitol

January 07, 2021

The Institute Leadership Team of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas strongly denounces the violence and disrespect exhibited on Wednesday, January 6, by insurgents who stormed the U.S. Capitol.

Patch.Com features Mercy Medical Center holiday light display

December 17, 2020

Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, is among those included in’s “MD Christmas Lights 2020: Where to See the Best Holiday Displays.” 

Last two sisters of mercy serving in Knoxville retire

December 17, 2020

With the retirement of Sisters Patricia “Pat” Soete and Yvette Gillen comes the end of an era.

Mercy Medical Center named one of the nation’s safest hospitals

December 17, 2020

Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, has been awarded an “A” in the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.