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Rahamim: integrating practices of sustainability and spirituality into everyday life.

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Rahamim is a Hebrew word for Mercy.

Rahamim Ecological Learning Community
is ministry within the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy Australia and Papua New Guinea
and has a particular focus on
care of people in the context of caring for the earth.



Employment Opportunity

Communication and Marketing Officer

Rahamim is seeking a creative and skilled person to promote the activites of Rahamim. Further information about this parttime position can be obtained by emailing

V8 Supercars - Bathurst

Rahamim makes accommodation available during the V8 Supercars Raceweek.

There are 5 rooms available to the general public. Email Wendy at


Coming up at Rahamim


Sowing Seeds - a mini sabbatical 7-13 September 2014

Rahamim Ecological Learning Community in partnership with Catholic Education Office, Bathurst, is hosting a 5 day mini sabbatical centred on St Matthew's Gospel.

Professor Elaine Wainwright rsm will set the focus for each day as we explore St Matthew's gospel through the lens of ecological awareness. Sisters Patricia Powell rsm, Valda Dickinson rsm and Mary-Ann Casanova rsj will shape and guide this unique experience.

Click here for more information.



All bookings and enquiries to Wendy


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International Jazz Day - 30 April 2014

'Swing Factor' in full swing in the Rahamim Chapel.





 Gabby from 'Swing Factor' accompanying Valda Marshall.






Rahamim Pedal Mania [RPM] Bike Cinema Event April 6th

Rowan, Stephanie and Kathy powering the cinema

Everyone was eager to get pedalling.

It isn't everyday that you get to pedal and watch a movie at the sametime!








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