Mercy education affirms the Sisters of Mercy Critical Concern for immigration: working to ensure the dignity of immigrants, refugees and victims of human trafficking and standing in solidarity with all who suffer oppression.
The following resources are recommended to help students grow in their understanding of our Mercy Critical Concern for immigration.
Global Sisters Report
For those seeking new ways to engage students on the Mercy Critical Concerns, we share a new resource: Critical Concerns Bingo cards, a spin on the traditional game of Bingo that offers pathways for engagement with the Critical Concerns through readings, videos, suggested actions and spirituality. Most activities are suitable for in-person and online instruction.
The English department at Mercy High School in Burlingame, California, developed a summer reading program that highlights our Mercy Critical Concerns. All files for the summer reading program are available. You an also view them as PDFs: English 1, English 2, English 3, English 4
Developed by Mercy educators in 2018. Curriculum guides for all Mercy Critical Concerns are available here.
Sisters of Mercy
The Sisters of Mercy immigrated to the United States in 1843. They continued their ministry even when faced with anti-immigrant and anti-Catholic sentiment in New England. From our foremothers’ time as immigrants, we’ve responded to the needs of the times, accepting people and welcoming them regardless of their country of origin. This page was created for National Migration Week 2018 and includes archival photos and stories.
Don’t forget to visit the resources section of our website for more inspiration.
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