Embodying the Mercy of God for a better world.Our Faith & Values
Saying Farewell from, but not to, the Border
Mercy principal cheers former student to Olympic gold
Dreaming of Big Things for Girls in Belize
Mercy in Action
We work to sustain all life by caring for Earth’s ecosystems, addressing climate change, advocating for the right to clean water and committing to ecological conversion.Our Work
We act in solidarity with immigrants, refugees, and victims of human trafficking, seeking with them a more just and inclusive world.Our Work
We work to improve our personal practice of nonviolence and peacemaking, to collaborate with organizations that foster peace, and to change violent systems and structures.Our Work
We work to become an anti-racist community—committed to eliminating personal and institutional racism and dismantling oppressive structures, policies and processes.Our Work
We give special attention to women’s education, health, and spirituality through our legislative advocacy, our schools, healthcare institutions, and spirituality centers.Our Work
Explore Your Faith
As Sisters of Mercy, we offer spiritual resources through our prayers, spiritual reflections and our retreat centers. Many of our sisters serve as spiritual directors and help people take time to reflect and see God working in their lives.
Pray with us
Prayer is at the center of our lives as a religious community. And we invite you to share these resources for your own prayer life.
OUR SPIRITUAL RESOURCESOUR SPIRITUAL RESOURCES
Reflect and see God
We can assist in walking with you on your spiritual journey. Our retreat centers can connect those seeking spiritual growth with a trained spiritual director who can offer wisdom and guidance.
Ask for prayers
We believe in the power of prayer as an act of worshiping God, who hears and answers our prayers. Let us hold you in the light of prayer.
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A Community of Faith in Motion
We carry out the mission of mercy guided by prayerful consideration of the needs of our time. Our daily lives as Sisters of Mercy are rooted in four core values inspired by the life of our founder Catherine McAuley:
Our Fourth Vow: Service
In addition to the three vows all Catholic sisters take (poverty, chastity, and obedience), as Sisters of Mercy, we also take a fourth vow of service.Service and Mercy
Where We Are
We are the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.