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.

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

On the occasion of World Day of Prayer for Vocations last April 29, 2012, Sister Maria Rosario Gaite and Sister Elizabeth Ann Uncangco conducted a two-day vocation promotion campaign in the neighboring island of Saipan or CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas). Pictured above, Sr. Maria Rosario shares about her life as a Sister […]

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Vocation Poster

Earth Day Cleanup

April 21, 2012. In commemoration of Earth Day, and in support of the worldwide 350 movement, Mercy Associate, Edna Hardy (right) organized a clean up drive at Marbo Cliff in Pagat Bay. Joining her for this photo op are Mercy Associates, Bernadette Alcantara, Ron Pangan, Sister Maria Rosario Gaite, and Sister Trinie Pangelinan.


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