Our Lady of Mercy College | Catholic Independent Girls School Parramatta

Special 130 Years Publication Announced

It is with great excitement that we announce that OLMC is undertaking the production of a special book about the history of the College to celebrate 130 years of Mercy education. The book will be available for purchase in late 2019.

Leaders of Learning for Drama and History, Sean Travers and Anthony Llewellyn-Evans, are leading this exciting project and research has begun! Our project leaders are on the hunt for any College-related materials you might have hidden away. If you have any photos taken at the College or at a College event, please scan and send them through with the year (or at least the decade) – please identify if you know any names of people in the photo. We are also after photos of Memorabilia – uniforms, badges, diaries, hats, school exercise books etc.

Please email aevans@olmc.nsw.edu.au with details of any materials or with any other questions.

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Mercy

"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.

Compassion

"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.

Justice

"Never speak with contempt of any nation, profession, or class of people…"

Catherine McAuley

Justice is the treatment of each person with fairness in relation to the equality of all, and the maintenance of a balanced and fair relationship with self and all members of the community.

Dignity

"Now and again bestow some praise."

Catherine McAuley

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

Excellence

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

Catherine McAuley

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

Hospitality

"The proof of love is deed."

Catherine McAuley

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

Stewardship

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

Catherine McAuley

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.

Service

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

Catherine McAuley

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