Venerable
Catherine McAuley

Founder of Sisters of Mercy 1778-1841

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.

Sister Brigid Talks About Her Ministry at Alee Shelter

 

November 6, 2009. Sister Brigid shares her vocation story as a Sister of Mercy to the 7th graders at Santa Barbara Catholic School. She discussed her ministry at Alee Shelter in uplifting the condition of abused women and children, the importance of promoting a safe environment for all that is free of […]