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First Parish in Portland

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Mercy Hospital - Sisters of Mercy

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

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Mercy Hospital - 100 Years of Mercy Hospital

… additional inpatient and outpatient surgical services, diagnostic imaging, laboratory, and The Birthplace.

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 2 of 2

… Michael Connelly followed a different path to service at Mercy Hospital. A Bangorian, she enrolled in Mercy Hospital’s first nursing class in 1943…

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 2 of 2

… Mercy Hospital was providing a greater variety of services than ever before. A wealth of new equipment enabled the enlarged staff of the radiology…

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Mercy Hospital - McAuley Residence

… as well as welfare offices and hubs of other services. Sister Miriam was looking for two criteria: the first was the presence of significant…

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Mercy Hospital - Mercy & the Community

… byMercy Hospital Mercy Hospital’s spirit of service extended to other venues as well. After the United States joined the Second World War in…

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 1 of 2

… of Mercy fostered a culture of loyalty and service to the institution. The stories of the women here highlight not only their contributions to…

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Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

… fulfilling the city’s ever-growing need for services. The epidemic peaked in Portland during October.

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The Cedars

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Mercy Hospital - From Queen's to Mercy

From Queen's to Mercy A 1941 capital funds campaign pamphlet for the construction of the new Mercy Hospital.

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Mercy Hospital - Portland Hospitals Before Mercy

Portland Hospitals Before Mercy Text contributions from Ian Saxine, MHS Historian. Items courtesy of Maine Memory and Maine Medical Center Archive.

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 2 of 3

School of Nursing Customs and Rules at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Mercy School of Nursing students, Portland, 1977Item Contributed…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 3 of 3

School of Nursing The Hub of Activity One of the most important relationships the School of Nursing had at Mercy was with Madigan Memorial Hospital…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 1 of 3

School of Nursing Text contributions from Ian Saxine, MHS Historian. Items courtesy of Mercy Hospital.

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 1 of 2

Growth & Expansion Text contributions from Ian Saxine, MHS Historian. Items courtesy of Mercy Hospital.

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Mercy Hospital - Mercy Stories

Mercy Stories Browse the My Maine Stories videos below to discover the incredible stories of the dedicated staff and supporters of Mercy Hospital.

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Mercy Hospital - Founding of Mercy

Founding of Mercy Text contributions from Ian Saxine, MHS Historian. Items courtesy of Mercy Hospital.

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing Candid Photography

School of Nursing Candid Photography Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Candid Click Image to View Full Slideshow The Mercy Hospital School of…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing Class Photos

School of Nursing Class Photos Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Class Photographs The Mercy Hospital School of Nursing operated from 1920 to…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 4 of 4

… have a lengthy history of support for their religious institutions. The history of one in particular, the Strong Methodist Church, began shortly…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Maine in the 17th Century

… that Massachusetts officials obstructed their religious freedoms—an issue they believed could be alleviated by direct royal control.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The Tea Room

… was known as a very nice man, and for being religious. Mary used the house to take in boarders during the war.

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Lincoln, Maine - Catholic Church

Over the years, different reverends attended Lincoln, and services changed places from certain houses to different buildings.