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 Consecrated Life Celebration With the Sisters of Mercy

Pray, play and eat! That was how the Sisters of Mercy celebrated this year’s World Day of Consecrated Life, together with thirteen young adults, at Tai Mercy Convent on Saturday, February 7, 2015. Dubbed as “Fun Day with the Nuns,” the afternoon gathering saw the sisters opening their hearts to joyfully welcome guests interested in […]