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.

Feast of Corpus Christi

June 2, 2013. The Sisters of Mercy join in the worldwide Eucharistic Adoration on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi on the third day of their annual retreat. The Sisters also held a procession around Mercy Heights Convent as part of the Holy Hour. Fr. Nilo Lardizabal, OP, retreat master, led the sisters in the prayer […]

Annual Retreat 2013

The Sisters of Mercy held their annual retreat last May 31- June 6, 2013 at Mercy Heights Convent under retreat master, Fr. Nilo Lardizabal, OP, a Filipino Dominican priest currently ministering in Surubaya, Indonesia.