The Sisters of Mercy New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West community was founded on Janurary 1, 2008. It unified former regional communities in these areas: Buffalo, Erie, the Philippines, Pittsburgh and Rochester. The Community has about 500 sisters and more than 400 Mercy Associates.
The administrative office for the Sisters of Mercy New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West Community is located at Mercy Center, 625 Abbott Road, NY 14220-2092. You may contact the office by phone 716.826.5051 or fax 716.826.1518.
The members of the leadership team for the Sisters of Mercy New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West Community are: Sisters Nancy Hoff, president; Patricia Prinzing, vice president; and councilors JoAnne Courneen, Guadalupe Lumantas and Geraldine Rosinski.
The Sisters of Mercy minister to those in need, especially women and children. In addition to the tree vows (poverty, chastity and obedience) all Catholic sisters take, the Sisters of Mercy also take a fourth vow of service to persons who are poor, sick and uneducated, in particular women and women with children.
You can become associated with the Sisters of Mercy in a variety of ways. You can become a sister, of course. Other ways include: Mercy Association, Mercy Volunteer corps, as a donor and/or by being employed by the Sisters of Mercy.
The Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas are located in North, Central and South America; the Caribbean; Guam and the Philippines, with more than 4,200 sisters responding faithfully to the needs of those who are poor, sick and uneducated.