Fr. Scott Donahue celebrates Sunday Mass at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls on the Third Sunday of Easter, May 5, 2019.
Give a Gift
Kids like Diego deserve a Merry Christmas.Donate now.
Every child deserves a Merry Christmas
Donate today to help kids like Diego experience a Christmas he and every child at Mercy Home deserves.
Save The Date
Giving Tuesday is December 3rd. A day to give a brighter future.
About Fr. Scott Donahue
Rev. L. Scott Donahue (Fr. Scott) is the President and CEO of Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.
Fr. Scott has been caring for the children at Mercy Home since joining its Board of Regents in 1990, later serving as assistant to its president. In 2006, after ten years of service as Mercy Home's associate president, Fr. Scott was appointed the Home’s eighth president since its founding in 1887.
Entries by Fr. Scott Donahue
This month Fr. Scott Donahue reflects on simple acts of kindness and how through these we can all work together to make our world a kinder place. Through God’s presence in our lives, we are united.
Fr. Scott’s reflection on Divine Mercy Sunday, the feast day following the celebration of Easter.
Join our Partners in Prayer to pray for kids like Ashley who went from struggling at home to blossoming at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.
This Easter season Fr. Scott Donahue reflects on Jesus’s passion, death, and resurrection, how we are called to follow Jesus’s example, living a life of love. Through acts of sharing we participate in a new covenant, one where all people, not only the Apostles, share in the experience of salvation.
Fr. Scott Donahue celebrates Sunday Mass at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls on the Fourth Sunday of Lent, March 31, 2019.
Join our Partners in Prayer to pray for kids like Jacob who went from grieving his father’s death to coping at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.
Fr. Scott Donahue celebrates Sunday Mass at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls on the Second Sunday of Lent, March 17, 2019.
On March 17, many of us put on our favorite green outfit, and celebrate Irish culture, but many never take the time to stop and think about why we are celebrating. Fr. Scott reflects on this feast day which celebrates the sacrifices St. Patrick made to spread the word of God throughout Ireland.
Fr. Scott Donahue reflects on Ash Wednesday, its meaning and origins of why we start the Lenten season with marking of the cross in ash on our foreheads.
Sign up for our eNews and we'll send you periodic updates on Mercy Home happenings
1140 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60607
Get in Touch
© 2019 The Mission of Our Lady of Mercy, Inc. dba Mercy Home for Boys & Girls. All rights reserved.
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, a 501(c)(3), licensed child care institution and licensed child welfare agency. EIN: 36-2171726