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Our Food Pantry - Take What You Need, Leave What You Can

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Some Mercy College studentsmost of whom already receive financial aidstill don't have enough resources to eat every week.

In an unassuming space, within a small private college, in the middle of downtown Des Moines, a community is showing just how much they care.  

The Spirit of the Sisters of Mercy Lives on in Healthcare

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Sr Patricia Talone.jpgGet the new year started with the award-winning Mercy College Faith and Healing Series! Join us as we welcome a member of the Sisters of Mercy to speak on campus!

Sister Patricia Talone, RSM, PHD, was most recently the Vice President of Mission Services for the Catholic Health Association of the United States. She retired from that position in 2016, and is now setting about using her vast knowledge and extensive experience as a consultant, lecturer and writer on ethics, mission and formation.

As a Sister of Mercy for nearly 60 years, Sr. Talone embodies a lifetime of working in the Spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, specifically in the field of healthcare and ethics. Sr. Talone will be joining us February 9th to give the lecture A Vision For Healthcare Reform, meditating on the foundation of Healthcare in the Catholic tradition as lived through the Charism of the Sisters of Mercy.

Mercy College Students Head to the United Nations

Two students from Mercy College are heading to the United Nations (U.N.), New York from June 1st  through June 3rd to join an experience with the Mercy International Association, put on by the Sisters of Mercy. Jean Angel, a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) student, and Jordan Schmitt, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) student, were selected out of an interview process to join the Sisters of Mercy as they discuss the Critical Concerns of the Community, including the problem of human trafficking.