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.

Sisters of Mercy Celebrate Jubilees

By Sr. Trinie Pangelinan, RSM

The Sisters of Mercy are celebrating Jubilees of four members of the Guam Community on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral in Hagatna at 10:00 a.m..  The “Diamond Jubilarians” (60 years) are:  Sisters Francis Jerome Cruz, Doris SanAgustin, and Mary Carmelita Peredo. This year, the “Silver Jubilarian (25 years) is Sister Erencia Saipweirik, one of the first Sisters of Mercy from the Chuuk lagoon.  Reception will be held at the Academy grounds following the liturgical celebration.

Three other Jubilarians—Sisters Mary Monica Perez, Carmen Cruz and Mary Andrew Ray—will be celebrating their 60th jubilee in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Joining them will be Sister Regina Werntz, from the former Dallas, PA Community, celebrating her 50th (Golden) jubilee.

Sister Mary Cecilia Camacho, RSM, Guam Mercy Administrator, joins our South Central Mercy Community in giving thanks to God for these women who have served God’s people for more than 435 years, cumulatively, in Guam, North Carolina, Micronesia, Dallas-Pennsylvania,  and various other places.

Sr. Carmelita Peredo Sr Francis Jerome
SR. CARMELITA PEREDO SISTER MARY FRANCIS JEROME CRUZ
Motto:  “To Act, To Love, To Suffer” Motto:  Thy Will be done!
Sr Doris San Agustin Sr Erencia Saipweirik
SISTER DORIS SAN AGUSTIN SISTER ERENCIA SAIPWEIRIK
Motto:  “Deus Cordis Mei Domine ” Motto:  Jesus My Life!

 

 

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