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.

Faith Fills Diamond Jubilarians

Four Sisters of Mercy from Guam will celebrate their Diamond Jubilees during a special Jubilee Mass 10 a.m. Saturday, August 21, at the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica.

Sister Francis Marie Blas, RSM; Sister Imelda Marie Paulino, RSM; Sister Mary Catherine Quintanilla, RSM; and Sister Mary Gertrude Quitugua, RSM are all celebrating 60 remarkable years […]