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.

Meet Sister Erencia, Mercy Sister from Chuuk

1 comment to Meet Sister Erencia, Mercy Sister from Chuuk

  • Vicky Arndorfer, RSM

    It was fun to see you, Erentia. I remember fondly our days together in Cedar Rapids.

    Wow! 25 years! I didn’t you had been an RSM for that long! Did you enter when you were a baby?

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