Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy

Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy

Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy

Life Stories

Sr. Redempta Mulei - Kenya

Sr. Redempta Mulei - Kenya

It is a great privilege for me to share my vocation story with you for it offers me an opportunity (...) Read More

Sr. Josephine Nzengi - Kenya

Sr. Josephine Nzengi - Kenya

My name is Sr. Josephine Nzengi, I am the fifth born in a family of fourteen siblings. I was born (...) Read More

Sr. Lilian Bisieri Misaro - Kenya

Sr. Lilian Bisieri Misaro - Kenya

I am Sr. Lilian Bisieri Misaro.  I was born in a Catholic family in the Diocese of Kisii in Kenya. (...) Read More

Sr. Marvis  Mazhunga - South Africa

Sr. Marvis Mazhunga - South Africa

      How I Came To Mercy I’m Marvis Mazhunga, born into a Catholic family in Chirumanzu, Gweru, Zimbabwe. My parents (...) Read More

Sr. Agnes  Hunter - Kenya

Sr. Agnes Hunter - Kenya

In May 2014, l received replies to my request to take Perpetual Vows. I was very excited and at the (...) Read More

Sr. Esther  Erus - Kenya

Sr. Esther Erus - Kenya

Esther Erus is a Sister of Mercy from Turkana in Kenya. She is a nurse and works at the Mater (...) Read More

Sr. Lucy  Gachuki - Kenya

Sr. Lucy Gachuki - Kenya

My name is Lucy Gachuki and I am from Kenya. I feel humbled and honoured to share with you how (...) Read More

Sr. Celestine Muli - Kenya

Sr. Celestine Muli - Kenya

I was born in Kitui district in Kenya and l went to both primary and secondary school there. It all (...) Read More

Sr. Hannah Ngugi - Kenya

Sr. Hannah Ngugi - Kenya

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will  be opened to (...) Read More

Sr. Joyce Oluoch - Kenya

Sr. Joyce Oluoch - Kenya

Joyce Oluoch rsm I was born in Bondo, Siaya County, Kenya in August 1966.  I am the tenth child of (...) Read More

Sr. Kathleen Byrne - United States

Sr. Kathleen Byrne - United States

Having spent a number of years as a Sister of Nazareth teaching in Wisconsin and San Diego, California, I felt (...) Read More

Sr. Aurea Roldan Santiago - Peru Southern

Sr. Aurea Roldan Santiago - Peru Southern

To begin to remember the history of my vocation is to recall the arrival of the Mission of the Cork (...) Read More

Sr. Angélica Gonzáles - Peru Southern

Sr. Angélica Gonzáles - Peru Southern

Looking back to the time when I took the decision to take my first step towards Religious Life and entered (...) Read More

Sr. Helen Culhane - South Central

Sr. Helen Culhane - South Central

I had never planned to join religious life. In my head and heart I had other plans in store for (...) Read More

Sr. Breege Donohoe - Western

Sr. Breege Donohoe - Western

I come from the parish of Dromard in North Longford. The ‘North’ part of Longford is very important to me (...) Read More

Sr. Scholasticah Nganda - Kenya

Sr. Scholasticah Nganda - Kenya

My vocation to Mercy is tied to a yearning that I began to feel while I was in school with (...) Read More

Sr. Emer O'Shaughnessy - Southern

Sr. Emer O'Shaughnessy - Southern

When I was in secondary school I had it all planned out.  I was going to be a teacher, get (...) Read More

Sr. Esther  Murphy - South Central

Sr. Esther Murphy - South Central

My vocation story like most others was first influenced and nurtured in my own home in Co Limerick. Every morning (...) Read More

Sr. Carmel  Lohan - United States

Sr. Carmel Lohan - United States

Do you ever wonder what you’d be if you weren’t doing what you are doing! That’s my thought as I write (...) Read More

Sr. Evelyn Horan - Western

Sr. Evelyn Horan - Western

It began when I was four. I picked primroses for the May altar on the way to school every day. (...) Read More

Sr. Mary Lavelle - Kenya

Sr. Mary Lavelle - Kenya

‘SISTERS OF MERCY TO PIONEER IN TROUBLED KENYA’. Such was the heading in ‘The Irish Catholic’ in March 1956. As (...) Read More

Sr. Doreen Figueiredo - South Central

Sr. Doreen Figueiredo - South Central

Though born in Africa of Goan parents and having spent the greater part of my life in Nairobi I am (...) Read More

Sr. Joseph Barden - United States

Sr. Joseph Barden - United States

My vocation story spans 51 years of Mercy life, and all but nine of them were spent in Florida.  My (...) Read More

Sr. Agnes  Curran - Western

Sr. Agnes Curran - Western

I am the second youngest of a family of eleven, six girls and five boys, born during the war years (...) Read More

Sr. Teresa Sheerin - Western

Sr. Teresa Sheerin - Western

I grew up on a modest farm in Castletown Geoghagan, Co Westmeath, the third in a family of eleven – (...) Read More

Sr. Pat McManus - United States

Sr. Pat McManus - United States

I was born in Belleek Co Fermanagh, to Mary and Patrick McManus. I began my Mercy journey when I went (...) Read More

Sr. Peter Doyle - South Africa

Sr. Peter Doyle - South Africa

Mercy has always been a presence in my life. The Sisters were very active in the Parish as I was (...) Read More

Sr. Elaine Pearton - South Africa

Sr. Elaine Pearton - South Africa

I wonder if any of us Sisters of Mercy had the least inkling of what Mercy really means when we (...) Read More

Sr. Fidelma Heeran - United States

Sr. Fidelma Heeran - United States

My story began in 1942 in Fenagh parish, Co Leitrim, the second youngest in a family of 8 girls and (...) Read More

Sr. Loretto Slattery - Western

Sr. Loretto Slattery - Western

My first contact with Mercy was at three and a half years when I accompanied  my older brother to Scoil (...) Read More

Sr. Margaret McCarthy - South Central

Sr. Margaret McCarthy - South Central

Waterford, Ireland is my home, but I spent most of my life in Auckland, New Zealand. It all started in (...) Read More

Sr. Anita McKenna - Northern

Sr. Anita McKenna - Northern

My life as a Mercy Sister in today’s world is a daily call to be an instrument of God’s loving (...) Read More

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