Entries by Mark Schmeltzer


Volunteers will be out in force for St. Patrick’s Day events throughout the month of March, collecting donations for Mercy Home’s March for Kids.

Justice in Mental Health – Discussing a Civil Rights Issue

Fr. Scott participated in the Kennedy Forum of Illinois’ 4th annual meeting, Bending Towards Justice—A Summit For Mental Health Equity.

Blackhawks and Bob’s Discount Furniture Transform Space at Mercy Home

The Chicago Blackhawks and Bob’s Discount Furniture came to our Walsh Campus recently to transform a living room into an oasis for our young women.

Ringside Gala: Saving Kids is All of Our Business

On Oct. 14, amateur boxers from leading companies will step into the ring at the Ringside Gala to face off for a great cause – children at Mercy Home.

Down but Not Out, Champ Fights for Kids

Learn how Johnny Coulon, former boxing champ, lost his title in a fight supporting Mercy Home – and still made good on his promise to give back.

Mission Flashes Football Team Set Boys up for Success

Read about the “Mission Flashes,” our football team formed in the 1920’s as an effort to build up our boys’ minds and bodies for success off the field.