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 and Mercy Associates Support Chain For Life

Chain for Life

January 23, 2011 • The Sisters of Mercy and Mercy associates joined hundreds of students and parishioners in the annual Chain For Life, pro-life rally sponsored by the Archdiocese of Agana at the ITC intersection in Tamuning, Guam. Photo shows L-R: Sister Elizabeth Ann Uncangco, Sr. Oliva Benavente, Mercy Associate Edna Hardy, Sr. Cabrinit Taitano and Sr. Virginia Raymond. The students holding the No Abortion signs are students from the Academy of Our Lady of Guam, a Mercy administered institution.

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