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.

Will You Be The One?


By Sister Mary Angela Perez

Moving Forward in Hope, a workshop designed by the National Religious Vocation Conference, has propelled the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas in Guam with new initiatives to invite women to discern their calling to religious life. One of the initiatives is to “Pray, Eat and Play with the […]

Vocation Week Celebration – Naga City, Philippines

Sister Maria Rosario Gaite, Vocation Director of the Sisters of Mercy on Guam participated in a vocation week celebration in Ateneo de Naga University in Naga City, Philippines last January 27-30, 2014.

The four day event featured activities such as vocation exhibits, workshop for vocation promoters, classroom interactions with high school and […]

Conference Keynote Speaker : Sr. Angela Perez

by Sr. Cabrini Taitano

Sister Mary Angela Perez was one of three presenters at the Catholic Schools Educators’ Conference held at the Mariott Hotel Ballroom on January 31, 2013. The conference capped the week-long celebration of Catholic Schools Week in the Archdiocese of Agaña. Addressing the third part of the conference theme “Community of Faith, […]

Sister Brigid Perez lauded for service

by Sr. Trinie Pangelinan

To many people, Sister Brigid is sometimes synonymous with “Alee Shelter”, but she has a much longer history of service to women and children on Guam and the Marianas. Sister is no longer with “Alee” but is currently employed as “Development Director” at St. Anthony Catholic School in Tamuning.

When […]