By Christine Bordelon, Clarion Herald Photos | COURTESY SISTERS OF MERCY AND OF THE AMERICAS, MERCY CENTER BELMONT, NORTH CAROLINA What comes to mind
By Christine Bordelon “In the care of the sick, have great tenderness in all things,” said Catherine McAuley, the founder of the Mercy Sisters
An exhibit of memorabilia from the three religious communities that established the cluster of schools, churches, convents and orphanages in New Orleans’ Irish Channel is open to the public at St. Alphonsus Church, 2025 Constance St.
In his Civil War diary, Abraham Lincoln used the term “angels of mercy” to describe the nuns in his midst. “Of all the forms