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Mercy Enews
No. 401 | 22 February 2011

Catherine McAuley, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, used her inheritance in service of the needs of her time. Today, Sisters of Mercy, through Mercy International Association, use their resources to respond to issues of global poverty demonstrated in the massive displacement of persons worldwide...This vision keeps alive the founding spirit of Catherine among peoples of the world most in need of God's compassion and mercy.
from the MIA Visioning Statement 2007


Catherine's Canonisation Cause - a Lenten journey

The Canonisation Committee established by The Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy (Ireland) invites you to participate in communal prayer for the sick through the intercession of Catherine McAuley, once a week during the seven weeks of Lent.

The inputs on Catherine and the meeting format are provided on The Congregation's website and are linked to this news item.

Other resources on Catherine McAuley which could be used are available in a variety of formats - video, audio and text - from the 'Spirituality' section of the mercyworld.org.

Those intending to participate in this circle of prayer are invited to contact Anne Hannon rsm

Messages to:  Anne Hannon rsm - Vice postulator Europe and Africa


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