Sister of Mercy

Definition of Sister of Mercy

: a member of a Roman Catholic congregation founded in 1827 by Catherine McAuley in Dublin and devoted to works of charity and education

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“Sister of Mercy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sister%20of%20Mercy. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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