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.

Santa Barbara Catholic School’s Mercy Club Educational Field Trip | Dededo Flea Market

Santa Barbara Catholic School’s Mercy Club went on an educational field trip to Dededo’s Flea Market last November 12, 2012. They had fun interacting with local farmers who explained to them what organic farming is all about. They also bought from them fresh fruits and vegetables as their way of supporting Guam’s local farmers. Santa […]

National Religious Vocation Conference

Sisters of Mercy from across the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas gathered in Plano, TX last November 1-5, 2012 for the biennial National Religious Vocation Conference. They were part of the more than 300 vocation ministers and leaders in religious life who listened to keynote speakers, Archbishop Joseph Tobin, CSSR […]