Catherine McAuley

Founder of Sisters of Mercy 1778-1841


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.

Sisters of Mercy Celebrate Foundation Day and Sr. Cecilia Camacho’s Feastday

December 12, 2009. The Sisters of Mercy on Guam joined thousands of Sisters of Mercy around the world in celebrating their Foundation Day. This is the day on which in 1831 the Sisters of Mercy foundress, Catherine McAuley and two companions pronounced vows of poverty, chastity, obedience and the service of the poor, […]

350 Candlelight Vigil

December 12, 2009.  Sr. Trinie Pangelinan (second from left), Justice coordinator  of the Sisters of Mercy on Guam and one of the organizers of the candle light vigil  is joined for a photo op by fellow Sisters of Mercy, associates, and faculty members of Santa Barbara Catholic School and Academy of Our Lady […]