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.

In Memoriam | Pigo Cemetery

Sisters of Mercy, Associates, and families of our departed Sisters gathered at Pigo Cemetery last October 28, 2012 to offer prayers for our Sisters who have passed on to eternal life. Fr. Andre Eduvala, chaplain of the Sisters of Mercy Mercy Care Center offered prayers “responso” and blessings for the dead at the annual […]

Mercy Care Outreach

Last October, 27, 2012, the Mercy Associates together with the Academy of Our Lady of Guam’s RSM (Responding in the Spirit of Mercy) Club conducted an outreach to the residents of Mercy Care Center in Tamuning to celebrate Halloween. Mercy Associates standing (L-R) Ivan Pineda, Jennifer Cinense, Prima Carreon, Edna Hardy, Martha Castro,Sr Bernadette […]

Vocation Talk at Eucharistic Congress

September 30, 2012. Sr. Maria Rosario Gaite, vocation director of the Sisters of Mercy, was invited to speak to the youth and young adults attending the 7th Archdiocesan Eucharistic Congress at the Nino Perdido Sagrada Familia Parish in the village of Asan. She shared her vocation story, the vows that nuns profess, […]

Bishop Baumgartner Memorial Catholic School Update

The Catherine McAuley Scholarship is given annually to a student in one of our Mercy administered schools. Photo shows Bishop Baumgartner Memorial Catholic School scholarship recipient, Noah Peredo (center) with (L-R): BBMCS President, Sister Emiline Artero, Sister Trinie Pangelinan, president of Mercy Action Marianas Ltd., Mrs. Kathleen Peredo (mother), and Mrs. Rita Duenas, BBMCS […]

Saint Anthony Catholic School Update

Saint Anthony Catholic School was recently granted a 6-year dual accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA). Present at the conferring of the award last September 21, 2012 were: Sister Mary Rose Elliot, SACS Curriculum Coordinator, Msgr. Brigido “Bibi” Arroyo, pastor of Saint Anthony […]