Saint Xavier University Mary's Circle


Sisters of Mercy Critical Concerns

The Sisters of Mercy were founded out of a deep concern for assisting the poor; and even today, they focus their ministry on those needs identified as their "critical concerns."


The Sisters of Mercy work for just and humane immigration laws and policies in the United States and believe in human dignity.


The Sisters of Mercy work to remove racism and embrace multiple cultures in the community.


The Sisters of Mercy give special attention to making education, health and spirituality accessible to women through their schools, colleges and health care and spirituality centers.


The Sisters of Mercy advocate to end gun violence, armed conflicts and human rights abuse through prayer, education and personal and communal practices of nonviolence.


The Sisters of Mercy believe in the need for sustainability of life and acknowledging every person's right to water and the need to discuss climate change.