News & Events

August 14, 2014

Catherine McAuley was known to pray Thirty Days Prayers before important events. Monday, August 25, 2014, marks 30 days before the 20th anniversary celebration of Mercy International Association (MIA) on September 23.

August 14, 2014

Each June, Mercy-sponsored high schools from across the United States send between four and six student leaders to participate in the Mercy Leadership Conference (MLC). Sister Maureen Christi Donahue (Mid-Atlantic) of Gwynedd Mercy Academy and Eileen Killeen of Marian Mercy Academy are the coordinators of the four-day workshop held at Gwynedd Mercy University in Pennsylvania.

August 14, 2014

Sisters of Mercy hold in our prayers the family of Michael Brown, the teen who was fatally shot in Ferguson, Missouri, on August 9.

August 07, 2014

The trunk is symbolic of the religious life to which the Sisters of Mercy are called. In the old days, sisters were told by their mother superior to “pack your trunk” when they were given a new assignment. Over the years, items gathered from life’s journey were placed in the trunk.

August 04, 2014

Mercy Volunteer Corps members throughout the U.S. drew to a close their year of working with the poor and marginalized and living in simple community. 

August 03, 2014

Calling for regulations in the fracking industry, Sister Diane Guerin, RSM, Justice Coordinator for the Sisters of Mercy Mid-Atlantic Community, submitted a letter to the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, which was published Sunday, August 3.

July 31, 2014

Sister of Mercy Eileen Campbell and Jean Stokan, director of the Sisters of Mercy Institute Justice Team, were among those who participated in an act of civil disobedience during an event outside the White House to oppose inhumane immigration enforcement policies. 

July 31, 2014

Sister Eileen Campbell and Institute Justice Team director Jean Stokan were among those arrested in an act of civil disobedience opposing inhumane immigration enforcement policies.

July 25, 2014

The Sisters of Mercy are concerned about the escalating violence and increasing loss of life in Gaza.