Among the volunteers were MercyCare staff, their families, local residents, and current clients from refugee and asylum-seeker backgrounds.
Catherine McAuley, the visionary founder of the Sisters of Mercy, dedicated her life to serving the less fortunate, and her legacy of compassion lives on through the work of MercyCare.
A partnership between MercyCare and the New Norcia Benedictine Community has provided promising employment opportunities for refugees and asylum seekers.
A Western Australian family have revealed their close family ties to MercyCare’s rich history after they were reunited with a painted portrait of their late loved one close to three decades after her passing.
MercyCare’s annual Easter event is an opportunity for staff to learn more about the traditional Easter story and how it connects to the work carried out across MercyCare.
The advent of Voluntary Assisted Dying in Western Australia has introduced a totally new feature in the landscape of end-of-life options, and a new challenge for Catholic acute, aged and disability services.
Almost 30 years have passed but the memory and gruesome details of the 1992-95 Bosnian Civil War still clearly linger in the mind of Samira Husic, MercyCare’s new Multicultural Services Manager.
Accessing support for issues relating to mental health in youth – especially during recent times of the COVID-19 – have been addressed, with the availability of a new outreach service officially launching this August by MercyCare.
Heritage-listed olive trees at MercyCare’s Wembley Intergenerational Campus have been returned to their original century-old roots, with MercyCare staff and volunteers harvesting some 87 kilograms of olives thanks to the generous knowledge and assistance of volunteers.
Sporting legend, radio host, author and disability advocate Dylan Alcott OAM has this year taken centre stage at the 2019 MercyCare Oration, candidly sharing his life-stories and achievements, highlighting the theme of the day, ‘Diversity and Inclusion.’