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.

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

Vocation Promotion Saipan

On the occasion of World Day of Prayer for Vocations last April 29, 2012, Sister Maria Rosario Gaite and Sister Elizabeth Ann Uncangco conducted a two-day vocation promotion campaign in the neighboring island of Saipan or CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas). Pictured above, Sr. Maria Rosario shares about her life as a Sister of Mercy at a mass celebrated in San Jose Parish. Below: Sister Elizabeth Ann Uncangco talks to two confirmation students after the evening mass at Mt. Carmel Cathedral.

Vocation Promotion Saipan

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