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Mercy Day 2020
Mercy Day – Friday 25 September - Week 10
On 24 September 1827 Catherine McAuley opened Our Lady of Mercy, a small refuge for women and a school for children. Our annual Mercy Day celebration acknowledges Catherine, our foundress and the work of the Sisters of Mercy. All Years Seven through to Twelve students will be asked to contribute a $2 donation during Week 10 (Mercy Week) to the Sisters for their global work with Mercy Works and they will receive a raffle ticket to go into a draw for a number of prizes.
The format of Mercy Day is as follows:
- 8:30am - 8:55am
PCG – if you (7-12) arrive late to school you will report to Secondary Administration.
- 9:00 - 10:00am
Whole College Community Mercy Day Outdoor Mass celebrated by College Chaplain Father Sam
- 10:00 - 10:25am
- 7-12 Recess break /stall set up
- 10:30 - 1:25pm
Mercy Day Carnival on the primary oval. At the conclusion of the fair secondary PCG teachers to take the roll in year groups
- 1:30 – 3:10pm
- Mercy Showcase of our gifts and talents. (2:45pm Primary dismissal)
In keeping with our Mercy spirit dress for the day is as follows:
Years Pre-Primary to Year Ten: Full sport uniform with house shirt.
Years Eleven to Year Twelve: Denim jeans with house shirt, sports jacket or leavers jacket.
Sunscreen and hat are compulsory.
COVID-19 – In keeping with the Phase 4 restrictions, the event will be held over both senior and primary ovals and extra hand sanitisers will be available. We need to keep numbers down so unfortunately cannot have parents attend the day; however, we will provide some video footage and pictures on our social media platforms.