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.

Sisters of Mercy joins Inarajan Festal Parade

The Sisters of Mercy, together with some friends joined the parade in Inarajan village, honoring St. Joseph, whose patronal feast was celebrated last May 2, 2015. The group was invited by Fr. Romy Convocar from the St. John Paul II Seminary as part of the campaign to raise public awareness on the 2015 Year […]

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 […]


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 […]

Moving Forward in Hope: Keys to the Future

Guam Mercies “Move Forward in Hope“by Sr. Trinie Pangelinan and Sr. Maria Rosario Gaite

On Sunday, September 8, 2013, Sister Mary Rosario Gaite, Vocation Director of the Guam Mercy Community, led the Sisters in a day-long process at the Sister Roberta Center in Tamuning on the topic of religious vocations, dubbed “Moving Forward in […]