Venerable
Catherine McAuley

Founder of Sisters of Mercy 1778-1841

PRAYER FOR THE BEATIFICATION OF MOTHER CATHERINE MCAULEY

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.

Genesis Farm: Reaching for the Sun | Sr. Trinie Pangelinan supports 350 Global Climate Work project

Genesis Farm

During a Genesis Farm Board retreat, community partners around Blairstown involved in “Sustainability” (re land use, food, energy, etc.) came together to hear a presentation by Martin Ping, Exec. Director of Hawthorne Valley Assn. of New York.  To commemorate 350.org‘s “Global Climate Work” project, or “10-10-10”, the group posed in front of the solar panels which power Genesis Farm.  Besides climate change, there was also a quiet protest against nuclear power.  In the following weeks, there will be another protest in the surrounding area against the installation of more power lines in the Blairstown area, and some of Genesis Farm’s staff–including Sr. Trinie Pangelinan–intend to participate in this event.  Sr. Trinie ( above, right) is currently doing her sabbatical at Genesis Farm in Blairstown, NJ.

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