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Alumnae Newsletter June 2019

We will use Constant Contact to send out a bulleted edition of this newsletter every month.  If interested in a particular item, more information is given under each topic area.

Mercy Reflections

O compassionate Jesus, 
look on me today with tenderness 
and give me the grace to walk on the path of mercy 
marked out for those who follow you. 
May all I do today reflect your merciful love.

School News

Golf Fest Set for September 9

Mark your calendars now for Mercy’s annual Golf Fest on September 9 at The Players Club at Deer Creek. The event benefits the Negotiated Tuition Program. Register today. 

Big/Little Sister Welcome Picnic June 28

The tradition continues as big sisters welcome their little sisters at the annual picnic before school begins this fall. 

Alumnae Events

All-School Reunion Celebrates Alumnae, Class of 1969

Alumnae returned to school to celebrate Mass, honor the class of 1969 on their 50th anniversary, recognize Distinguished Woman of Mercy Alumna Ann Bendon Wieberg ’ 57, and socialize and network with classmates.  View pictures from the event. 

Have a Drink with Your Favorite Teachers!

We're celebrating the start of a new school year with drinks and snacks with the teachers on August 9! Drop by Paddy McGowan’s any time between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. to chat about all things Mercy. Register here. 

Calling All Colorado Alumnae! 

Alumnae in the Denver area are invited to join us for a special happy hour in the Mile High City! Join us on Thursday, August 22 from 5:00-7:30 p.m. for heavy appetizers and drinks. Sr. Delores Hannon, RSM, President of Mercy High School will provide a school update. Register by August 15.

Alumnae Notes

Summer Mercian & Annual Report to be Released in Early August

As you know we are now publishing The Mercian twice a year.  The next publication will include all alumnae and school news as well as the annual report for fiscal year July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019. It will be released in early August. 

Looking for Alumnae to Interview

Women of Mercy are having an amazing impact on the world as mothers, business women, entrepreneurs and their jobs range from educators, health care givers, philanthropists, artists, lawyers, and so much more.  Mercy wants to spotlight your involvement through articles.  If you have a story to tell or know someone who has had an interesting journey contact Deborah Daley, Communications and Marketing Director at

Please Remember

Once a month we will post names of Mercy graduates who have passed away.  This list is compiled from official notifications and will only include Women of Mercy.  If you have a loved one who passed away, please contact Naomi Chambers, Database Coordinator, or call her at 402.553.9424. 

Obituaries from May 14, 2019-June 17, 2019

Elsie Hubrecht Irvine SM ’42
Darlene Pekas Schimonitz SJ ’49
Rosemarie Villella Miller SJ ’50
Patricia Brady O'Kane SM ’51
Kathleen McKenna Horton SM ’53
Annette Tomcykowski Schmitz ’56
Jean Marie Sabatka Crook ’59
Sandra Stahlecker Badura ’62

Volunteer at Mercy

There are all kinds of ways for our alumnae to get involved at Mercy. From joining the Alumnae Council to speaking at Career Day, we’d love to have you back at school. Click here to see a list of volunteer opportunities and to sign up.

Follow Us on Social Media

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Supporting Mercy High School


Mercy High School is on Venmo and we’re accepting donations! Find us at @MercyHighSchoolOmaha to make your annual gift today. 

MX12 Program 

Consider donating on a monthly basis by joining Mercy’s MX-12 program.  

Planned Giving

Interested in providing a legacy of support to Mercy High School? You might want to consider a planned gift.  

Mercy is on Amazon Smile! 

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