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Reflections on Becoming a Catholic Sister

Every woman hears God’s call uniquely. Read our stories of how we became Sisters of Mercy.

Mercy Hospitality and Vows

November 6, 2009

By Sister Sheila 

Have you ever had the experience of days of rising excitment and anticipation of something big happening???  Maybe it was a major life event for you or a family member or close friend.  Well that is surely what has been happening in the Mercy Community where I live. Read More »

Chatting up MERCY

November 4, 2009

By Angie G.

How can we chat up Mercy?

I was first introduced to Sr. Kathleen by Sr Pat G., both Vocation Ministers at the time,  at a NyPPaW gathering in Erie, PA. Sr. Pat told Sr. Kathleen that I was into vocations and we should talk about using the internet. Read More »

Being a Sister of Mercy

October 31, 2009

By Sister Michelle 

Saturday (Halloween) I joined my “Mercy Circle” for an all day gathering at a house we use for meetings and private retreats in St. Louis.  There were 8 of us discussing what our South Central Community’s priorities should be in the coming year or so. One thing I love about our Community is the honesty with which each person shares while always showing gentleness and respect for each other person in the circle. It is such a joy and grace to have people to whom I belong and with whom I share the deepest values of my life.

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What is a House of Hospitality?

October 30, 2009

By Sister Carolyn B.

Two Sisters of Mercy and a Candidate welcomed me to their recently formed House of Hospitality in New Orleans this week.  A House of Hospitality is a place where a woman exploring the possibility of religious life can experience first hand what a Mercy community is like. We had a wonderful time sharing our stories and exploring ways that we can share our life and spirituality. Read More »

Welcome to the Conversation!

October 15, 2009

By Sister Patti

I have the privilege today of writing the first blog for “Connect with Mercy.” I want to welcome all those who have found this blog and hope you will continue to visit often. We want this to be a conversation to answer your questions and let you know who we are. Read More »