Shop online or in person this year. Find holiday gifts for everyone on your list and support local artisans, too. All proceeds directly support participants in the Mercy Marketplace vendor-training class.
The makers of Mercy Marketplace, a program designed to help participants sell their wares, took part in the World Market as part of the Old North End (ONE) RAMBLE Festival on July 30th, 2022. They sold books, cards, original artwork, pottery, homemade food, and more.
At the organization’s annual celebration on June 7th, the Sisters of Mercy were honored for their service to Vermont, including teaching and administering in schools and parishes across the state, serving on boards and in leadership positions for state agencies and non-profit service organizations, and for the founding of Mercy Connections.
Our Pens & Pages Class has returned in person! The class itself has been offered and up and running on Zoom for the past two years. We first transitioned to online in March of 2020 at the start of the pandemic shutdown. Now, as we more fully reopen as an organization, we welcome back our students to in-person study.
Sister Janice Ryan, a leader for education equity in Vermont, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at the age of 86.
Mercy Connections is overhauling its website & updating other marketing materials. We need high quality images to illustrate our work within our website, social media campaigns, and print collateral.
Studies have shown that feelings of isolation and loneliness have increased over the last two years, as a result of the ongoing COVID pandemic. To help mitigate the negative effects of these feelings, experts recommend finding new ways to connect.
Mercy Connections’ Mercy Marketplace is an annual pop-up arts and crafts fair, which will be accessible through an online store at www.mercymarketplace.shop from Monday, November 22nd until December 12th.
Dottie Watson and Tricia Bisson, a mentor and mentee, spending time together in Burlington, VT.
Last Saturday, Mercy Connections supported 11 Mercy Marketplace makers at the ONE World Market as part of the Old North End RAMBLE Festival.