Our Lady of Mercy College | Catholic Independent Girls School Parramatta

First Look at the New College Uniform

At lunchtime on October 30 the playground erupted with cheers and excitement as our Senior girls modelled the brand new uniform for all Mercy Girls to see. The girls walked through the playground to show the new Summer and Winter Junior and Senior Uniforms and the Sports Uniform (including the reversible bucket hat featuring navy on one side and a House colour on the other).

Girls had the chance to see the various features of the uniform including pockets, pleats and so forth and also get a sense of how it looks together with the new Blazer, Jumper and Senior Cardigan.

“Walking through the playground with the girls there really was an undeniable sense of exhilaration and anticipation and to me it says a lot about where we are as a College community. As our 130th year approaches, we are at a place where, anchored in our rich tradition, we are moving forward into the future with confidence, hope and excitement and that was embodied in the excited faces of our girls as they saw the new uniform!” said Principal Stephen Walsh.

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"Mercy …not only bestows benefits, but receives and pardons again and again…"

Catherine McAuley

Mercy is defined as empathy or love that manifests itself in action that is practical and thoughtful, warm and open, respectful and enabling.


"Let charity then be our badge of honour…so that it may truly be said, there is in us but one heart and one soul in God."

Catherine McAuley

Compassion is a non-judgmental understanding of another’s need, which results in unselfish giving to meet that need.


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"Now and again bestow some praise."

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Dignity is the treatment of each person with respect and the recognition of their inherent value and worth.


"There is nothing of greater importance than the perfect discharge of our ordinary duties."

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Excellence is the state of achievement of the highest possible standards.


"The proof of love is deed."

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Hospitality is the creation of a welcoming, open, inclusive and respectful environment for all individuals, through word and deed.


"We can never say 'It is enough'."

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Stewardship is the grateful and responsible celebration of the sacred gifts God has given us to do the work he is calling us to do.


"If we are humble and sincere God will finish in us the work he has begun."

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Service is the exercising and ministry of leadership in order to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals and communities.