News & Events

October 13, 2015

In keeping with our Catholic Social Teaching regarding the human dignity of every life, the Sisters of Mercy oppose and work to abolish the death penalty in the United States.

October 13, 2015

Join the Sisters of Mercy in the annual rally and vigil November 20-22, 2015 to close the School of the Americas/Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation at Fort Benning, Georgia.

October 05, 2015

Join the Sisters of Mercy in praying for and assisting the Syrian and other Middle Eastern refugees fleeing their war torn countries.

October 02, 2015

The Sisters of Mercy join in prayer for the victims of violence at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.

September 30, 2015

The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas celebrate Pope Francis’ visit to the United States September 22-27 and his call for dialogue and building of bridges to confront global inequality, violent conflicts, climate change and mass migration.

September 29, 2015

Pope Francis’ visit to the United States was a momentous occasion for the entire world. The historic visit’s remarkable intersection with Mercy Day on September 24 made it particularly notable for the Mercy family, who participated in a number of ways.

September 21, 2015

In advance of the Pope's visit, Sister JoAnn Persch briefed members and staffs of the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate on alternatives to detention.

September 18, 2015

...we share in the grief and loss for those who are suffering in our world.

September 04, 2015

Students at Mercy Vocational High School recently constructed a ten-foot white Mercy cross which will be the centerpiece of the World Meeting of Families Youth Summit in Philadelphia.