Pre 1900

From humble beginnings the Sisters of Mercy are established in Ireland. They arrive in Brisbane pledging to care for the sick and needy. 
Catherine McAuley establishes the Sisters of Mercy.
The first Sisters of Mercy arrive in Brisbane.
The Sisters buy their first land at South Brisbane.

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