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Resources on Critical Concern for Women

Mercy education affirms the Sisters of Mercy Critical Concern for women: working for equality of women, celebrating their contributions, advocating for their rights and speaking out against gender discrimination in the Church and society.

The following resources are recommended to help students grow in their understanding of our Mercy Critical Concern for women.

Critical Concerns Bingo

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.

Critical Concerns Summer Reading Lists

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 2English 3English 4

Curriculum Guide: Women

Developed by Mercy educators in 2018. Curriculum guides for all Mercy Critical Concerns are available here.


Don’t forget to visit the resources section of our website for more inspiration.

What other types of resource would be helpful to you?

Do you have resources that you think would be helpful to share with the MESA community?

Please contact us at mesa@sistersofmercy.org.

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