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Mercy Sisters to reveal founder’s unique family relationships for WMOF

27/Jul/2018

By Ann Marie Foley -

YouTube programme will explore Catherine McAuley’s relationship with members of her family as daughter, sister, aunt, adoptive parent, cousin and friend.

Poem that Venerable Catherine McAuley wrote.

The Venerable Catherine McAuley acted as mother to nine children in her lifetime, a live-streamed YouTube presentation will reveal.

Catherine McAuley looked after or unofficially adopted her three nephews and two nieces (the children of her sister, Mary), her cousin Anne Conway’s two daughters, Teresa and Catherine, and two orphans she fostered while in Coolock.

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