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Around the Archdiocese - Sisters of Mercy elect new leadership

Around the Archdiocese - Sisters of Mercy elect new leadership

by Karessa McCartney | 11 Jul, 2017
Nearly 300 Sisters of Mercy of the Americas gathered June 19-28 in Buffalo, New York, for chapter meetings. The religious elected a new leadership team as well as set direction for the congregation over the next six years. The sisters’ terms begin Aug. 1. Pictured from left are newly elected leadership team for the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas: Sister Patricia Flynn, RSM, vice president; Sister Judith Frikker, RSM, councilor; Sister Patricia McDermott, RSM, president; Sister Anne Marie Miller, RSM, councilor; and Sister Áine O’Connor, RSM, councilor. The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas is a community of vowed Roman Catholic women religious serving people who suffer from poverty, sickness and a lack of education with a special concern for women and children. The institute is comprised of six communities: West Midwest, 576 sisters; Northeast; 532, South Central, 480; Mid Atlantic, 780; New York Pennsylvania West, 368; and Caribbean, Central and South American, 67. (Courtesy photo)

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