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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Melodies & Memories at the Alpha School of Music

The students of the Alpha School of Music have been dazzling audiences with recent performances! In particular, there have been three memorable performances within the last 3 months which have shown the high level of musical prowess which our young musicians have attained. The 2024 ASOM Christmas Concert December 14,

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Mercy Ministries Give Back

In the last few months, a number of Mercy schools and ministries have reached out to support those in need within their local communities. Here’s a look back at the impact that just a few of these ministries have created. Alpha Infant In December 2023, Alpha Infant (A.I) students gave

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Making Moves with APS’ Chess Champs

January 25, 2024 was this year’s staging of the North West St Andrew Primary School Chess Championship. Approximately 200 hundred students from schools such as Dunrobin Primary, Friendship Primary, Rousseau Primary and our very own Jessie Ripoll Primary went head to head at this highly anticipated tournament. The event, which

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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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