The Calling to Care

August 30, 2011

This year marks 125 years of Mercy’s service in the Fort Scott area.

Sisters of Mercy in Fort Scott, Kan.

Serving the needs of the community has and always will be Mercy's focus. It all began 125 years ago when two Sisters traveling from Michigan to Los Angeles stepped off a train in Fort Scott. Both women had been ill and to aid their health, they were seeking a warmer climate than their home in Big Rapids, Mich.

Read the story in the Fort Scott Tribune

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