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Dr. Cheryl Delaney-Kreger

Sister Regina Marie Doelker announced today (Monday) that Dr. Cheryl Delaney Kreger, EdD ’66, superintendent of Okemos Public Schools, has been named the second president in the history of Mercy High School in Farmington Hills, Mich.

CATHOLIC SAN FRANCISCO ONLINE (May 19, 2010) – Mercy Sister Kathleen Connolly took her difficulties in stride during her 2009 sojourn in southern Sudan, and difficulties they were: the almost inescapable malaria, the scorpion that invaded her suitcase.

But what Sister Kathleen could not accept was the reality that children routinely endure and often die from such diseases as tapeworm and dysentery. The tragedy is that these diseases are preventable with basic hygiene. To read more, click here.

WMW Central Office presented Sister Sheila with a plant and cake in honor of her recent recognition

Sister Sheila Megley, member of WMW CLT, was presented an honorary degree from Rivier College in Nashau, N.H. She was given the honors after she presented the commencement address to an audience of approximately 5,500 on May 15. To learn more, click here.

The Interfaith Immigration Coalition is organizing an eight-week rolling fast in support of immigrants and those opposing SB 1070, the new immigration law in Arizona. Each week, a different group of states will be invited to participate in the fast. Watch for information that will be sent for your state during the appropriate week. The fast begins on June 6 and ends on July 28, the day implementation of SB 1070 is scheduled to start.

Sisters Marilyn Lacey (left) and Norita Cooney (right) were recently recognized during commencement exercises. Marilyn is shown at College of Saint Mary, while Norita represented the Sisters of Mercy honored by Creighton University. Both events were held in Omaha.

OMAHA WORLD-HERALD, Sunday, May 16, 2010 — During commencement ceremonies Saturday, Creighton University honored more than 1,300 graduates, Omahans Mary and Charles Heider, the Boy Scouts of America, the Sisters of Mercy and volunteers who traveled to Haiti. Graduation was held at the Qwest Center Omaha. To read more, click here.

OMAHA WORLD-HERALD, Sunday, May 16, 2010 — Omaha’s College of Saint Mary presented diplomas to about 260 spring graduates Sunday in ceremonies at the Qwest Center Omaha.
The commencement address was delivered by Sister Marilyn Lacey, RSM, founding director of Mercy Beyond Borders. The nonprofit organization, based in Santa Clara, Calif., partners with displaced women and girls in southern Sudan to address their extreme poverty through education, entrepreneurship and health care. Lacey also was presented with an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the college. To read more, click here.

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