We, Sisters of Mercy of the Holy Cross, are an international religious community of the Catholic Church. We let ourselves be formed by our Charism and are committed to social, educational and pastoral projects for the benefit of humanity.

Our religious community was founded in 1856 by Capuchin Father Theodosius Florentini and Sister Mary Theresa Scherer (1825-1888). The community was meant to be an effective answer to the increasing needs of the time in the 19th century. Today, there are more than 2800

sisters belonging to our community in 18 different countries; they meet the manifold needs of the time with openness and energy.


A new house is being built

Laying of the foundation stone for new the old age home in the Mother house read more↗

A Circle Closes

Moving into Marianum in Podunajske Biskupice – Slovakia read more↗

A meeting of a special type

The General Leadership of Menzingen and Ingenbohl meet read more↗

Hearty Welcome to the Motherhouse

Back in Europe after 50 years of missionary service in Brazil read more↗

God’s Blessing for the celebration of the First Profession

Sisters in the Province of Croatia celebrate their First Profession read more↗