Sisters of Mercy
1. The Sisters of Mercy are an international community
of Roman Catholic women vowed to serve people who
suffer poverty, sickness, and ignorance, with a
special concern for women and children.|
-- Founded in 1831 in Dublin, Ireland by
Catherine McAuley established the first
House of Mercy
in Ireland in 1827 to serve the needs of homeless and abused
women and children from Dublin's slums. In 1831,
Catherine founded the Sisters of Mercy as a new
congregation of religious women in Dublin.
The first United States mission was opened in 1843 in
Pittsburgh by Frances Warde .
A GOTHIC musical performance group.
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