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Mercy Hospital - Mercy & the Community

… in 1965, and insisted “I have never known such Christian charity, patience and love” as at Mercy, and later gushed that “Never shall I forget the…

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Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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First Parish in Portland

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

… instructed them and inform [ed] them to their Christian virtues. I'm in the district that lies between Acadia and New England.

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Mercy Hospital - Sisters of Mercy

… had no prior intention of founding a religious community, Catherine and two companions took vows of poverty, chastity, obedience, and an additional…

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 2 of 2

… commitment to providing affordable care to the community led it to depend on donations to balance the books.

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 1 of 2

… enduring relationship to the greater Portland community, securing over $300,000 from 6,831 individual donors in a public subscription drive.

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Mercy Hospital - 100 Years of Mercy Hospital

… Hospital's commitment to the greater Portland community, through compassionate and high-quality healthcare.

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Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

… off during November in Portland and surrounding communities. By the time it ended, the Spanish Flu had claimed over 5,000 lives in the state.

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 3 of 3

… part of the institution’s contribution to the community from its opening in 1920 until the last class graduated in 1987.

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Mercy Hospital - McAuley Residence

… Executive Director and oversaw a partnership with Community Housing of Maine for expansion into a new, child-appropriate fifteen-unit residence on…

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Mercy Hospital - Founding of Mercy

… close relationship between the hospital and wider community has been a feature of Portland life since the early days of the institution, and 1933…