The 23-minute film highlights the actions of Catherine McAuley who challenged the existing structures of the Church and society at the time, and continued her works of mercy through the establishment of the Sisters of Mercy in 1831.
YouTube programme will explore Catherine McAuley’s relationship with members of her family as daughter, sister, aunt, adoptive parent, cousin and friend.
"On the 24th (September) we always have Mercy Day celebrations. But this year on our 190th anniversary of the founding of the house, we will live stream to the ‘Mercy family’, so to speak. We are in 44 countries of the world.. "
"Our celebration is tinged with a certain sadness because we say farewell to the Sisters who were at the very heartbeat of this community over these years".
Maura Hyland to present Pontiff with a copy of the new Irish Catholic Catechism for Adults.
Previously undiscovered portrait of Mother Catherine McAuley unearthed.