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More Reflections on Catherine McAuley

Last year as a freshman I barely knew anything about Mother McAuley. I did not see how I could possibly relate to a person who lived that long ago and seemed to be so different. I heard bits of information about her here and there throughout the beginning of…

Reflections on Catherine McAuley

These reflections are written by women who were chosen by their classmates to represent Catheine McAuley in their Mercy Day play.

 

Mercy Day 2012

“We are very honored to be representing Mother Catherine McAuley this year! As freshmen, we remember not understanding what Catherine McAuley’s life really meant for Mercy. Over…

Being Chased by Catherine

I have just figured out that someone has been chasing me for years and she seems to be after my life.  The Culprit: Mary Catherine McAuley.  This revelation hit me last summer as I was asked to help with a service camp.  Leaving my family for a week seemed…

Planning for College

When you begin high school, your first intention is to accomplish freshmen year without drowning in homework. When you start sophomore year, you are given bigger responsibilities, such as to begin looking for colleges you would maybe like to attend. So when does preparing for college all take place…

The Power of Prayer at Mercy

Prayer is an important aspect to everyday life at Mercy. We are continuously connected with God from the start to finish of our school day. This connection begins from the moment the announcements come on in the morning. Each day, there is a different volunteer who reads a passage…

Fall Sports

In the fall, sports are a huge deal! It is simply another time for Mercy girls to come together. The games are announced throughout the week so students have the opportunity to support their friends. I must say, Mercy girls go all out in spirit wear at home and…

Community Service

Community service is a very big part of Mercy High School. All Mercy girls have to do service hours. The freshmen have to put in at least five hours, the sophomores put in ten hours, the juniors do fifteen hours and the seniors give ten hours of their time…

Late Start

Reset the alarm clocks, it is a late start day! Classes won’t start at 7:45, but 9:00 a.m. everyone! Yes, that is right! We get an extra hour and fifteen minutes. Everyone loves the few times a month when they get to set their alarm clocks for a little…

Summer Reading

This summer, as a sophomore, I read the book The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd. During the summer, one of the last things you want to think about as a high school student is school work, but while reading The Secret Life of Bees I found…