PRAYER FOR THE BEATIFICATION OF MOTHER CATHERINE MCAULEY
Loving God, You chose Catherine McAuley
for the service of your people who are poor, sick and uneducated. You inspired her to found the Sisters of Mercy so that these good works might endure. Give to each of us a portion of her compassionate spirit and an ardent desire to serve your suffering people.
Bless all our undertakings and grant that union and charity may always thrive among us.
Graciously, hear our prayer for Catherine and by granting the favors we ask through her intercession, hasten the day when her sanctity will be celebrated by all the Church. Amen.