Catherine McAuley founded the Sisters of Mercy in 1831 in Dublin, Ireland. She and her sisters were "walking nuns" who sought to meet the needs of the poor, especially women and children. Her story has inspired thousands throughout the world. To read more about her, click here:
As a result of her inspiration and spiritual gifts, efforts are currently underway for Catherine McAuley's canonization. The Mercy community invites you to join in the efforts to declare Catherine a saint.
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