"Above all things, constant fervent prayer." - Catherine McAuley
Prayer is at the center of a "life of Mercy." Catherine McAuley, our foundress, called on her sisters to have "an ardent desire to be united with God and to serve the poor."
Join us in prayer. Click on this link to see some of Catherine's favorite prayers.
To help you grow in spirituality, our Community offers the services of two prayer centers: House of Prayer, Erie, and Mercy Prayer Center, Rochester.
"The time given to prayer . . . we must consider as employed to obtain grace, strength and animation without which all our efforts would be fruitless." - Catherine McAuley