Build a just world for people who are poor, sick and uneducated

Our Impact

The story of the Sisters of Mercy in Jamaica is an inspiring tale of love, service and achievement.

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Years of service

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Farewell to the Class of 2023!

To close out the end of another school year, our Mercy group of schools have organised their respective graduation ceremonies as they bid farewell to another batch of school-leavers. Each event was attended by parents, teachers, board members, well-wishers and specially-invited guests; all of whom were eager to celebrate the

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PEP High Achievers: Soaring to New Heights

A hearty congratulations to our primary level Mercy schools whose students performed exceptionally well in the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) Exams for the 2022-2023 academic year! Several of their high-achievers not only scored good grades, but were also awarded prestigious scholarships and ranked highly on a national level.  The Alpha

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An APS Summer of Fun!

This summer ushered in the return of the Alpha Primary Summer School – the first one held since the COVID-19 pandemic. For three weeks in July, over 100 students from the Alpha Primary School (and a few from other schools), participated in fun learning and recreational activities aimed at giving

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Meet Zuri Gordon

A New Chapter At Alpha Music

For the first time in the history of the 130-year music education programme, Alpha music training is open to female students through the Alpha School of Music Associate Degree in Music Performance. The Sisters of Mercy of Jamaica and the Alpha School of Music are pleased to welcome Zuri Gordon, a multi-instrumentalist who plays violin, guitar, recorder and sings. 

What we do

Today, the Sisters of Mercy of Jamaica through nine Mercy Group of Schools educate about five thousand (5000) students and impart on them those cultural, spiritual and religious values that will enable them to contribute, not only to the economic development of family and society but to minister to the welfare of the poor, sick and the marginalized and thereby continue the mission of Jesus.

We Minister

The Sisters of Mercy in Jamaica continue to host 9 schools in Jamaica that educates thousands of young women and men of Jamaica. Our holistic approach to education is rooted in the Gospel, through the Catholic faith and the charism of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.

We Empower

The Mercy Group of Schools continue to engage through the five critical concerns of the Sisters of Mercy to create a space that is environmentally friendly, supportive to women empowerment and strongly inter-cultural and inclusive

Mercy Education

The Mercy Education System of the Americas is rooted in the Gospel, through the Catholic faith and the Mercy charism. Inspired by Catherine McAuley, Mercy Education nurtures highly competent and deeply compassionate leaders ready to serve a vulnerable world.

Mission Driven

 Inpired by Catherine McAuley and committed by vows to serve the poor, sick and uneducated, the Sisters of Mercy of Jamaica sponsor and thereby empower Educational Institutions to continue the mission of Jesus aimed at the affirmation and full development of human beings, made in the image of God. In these institutions, the Sisters of Mercy collaborate with the laity and other religious in furthering the mission of the Church.

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