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Marie Brown, Mercy Sister Patricia Ryan and Catherine Regan are pictured standing in front of an oak tree that was planted on the Mercy Burlingame (California) campus on Earth Day.


Eco-spirituality a Growing Cause among Faithful

[CATHOLIC SAN FRANCISCO ONLINE EDITION, April 13, 2011, By Sharon Abercrombie] -- Combine the Japanese nuclear disaster with the ongoing destruction of South American rain forests. Add the deaths of thousands of birds and animals from last year's BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  Agonizing over these environmental disasters can trigger despair or even resignation. After all, what can one person do? "A lot," says Sister Patricia Ryan, a Burlingame Sister of Mercy.


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  • StarkTarynSisters of Mercy candidate Taryn Stark has had a worldly life. That is, she's lived and traveled all over the world from California to Peru, to Africa, and to Fiji, but the Internet eventually brought Taryn back home.