Catherine McCauley
 

Catherine McCauley

FOUNDER OF THE SISTERS OF MERCY

At the age of forty-eight, Catherine McAuley used her new inherited fortune to purchase a site at Lower Baggott Street, Dublin, where she built a school for poor children which she called ‘The House of Mercy’. She then joined the Presentation Sisters and took religious vows before returning to the House of Mercy where, on December 12th, 1831, the Sisters of Mercy were formed.

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Catherine McCauley and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
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Catherine McCauley Print

This beautiful print of Catherine McCauley (1787 - 1841) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of Catherine McCauley printed beside the portrait.

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