The purpose of this Association is to inspire Sisters of Mercy and their Associates to incarnate the spirit of Catherine McAuley in ways which are creative and appropriate to the needs of our time and to foster unity of mind and heart among Sisters of Mercy world wide.
Mercy International Association is an organisation of the leaders of Mercy Congregations, Institutes and Federations throughout the world, founded to serve the Sisters of Mercy, their associates and partners in ministry. Members of the Association share the passion of their foundress, Catherine McAuley, to bring mercy to people who are poor, sick and uneducated.
The Purpose of the Association is:
- To foster unity of mind and heart among Sisters of Mercy, their associates and partners in ministry, and to increase awareness and experience of their global interdependence.
- To facilitate collaboration among the Congregations, Institutes and Federations as well as Mercy Associates and Mercy ministries to meet the needs of today and to work for justice.
- To encourage and nurture the flourishing of the Mercy charism within the various cultures of the world.