Fr. Scott’s Corner – Present with the Lord

Fr. Scott reflects on the busy fall season-he reminds us to take time to reflect, that there is nothing more important than being fully present in the Lord.

Partners in Prayer: Mercy Home Lifts Isabelle’s Burdens

Join our Partners in Prayer to pray for young people like Isabelle whose incredible burdens were lifted when she moved into Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.

Six Ways Mercy Home’s Kids Get Ready for the School Year

With a new school year already upon us, the boys & girls at Mercy Home are hard at work preparing for another successful year and getting ready for school!

Mercy Model in Schools Workshop Teaches Trauma-Informed Care

A group of educators representing 16 Chicagoland schools gathered at Mercy Home for a two-day workshop on using trauma-informed classroom strategies.

Three Decades of Care: Monti’s Story

Mercy Home is blessed with talented coworkers who make a difference in our kids’ lives. One of them is Monti Clayton, who has been with the Home since 1989.

From ‘Just Getting By’ to a Dream of Practicing Law

Read about Rashaun, who went from taking risks and behaving badly in class to flourishing academically at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.

Bread of Life

Fr. Scott’s Corner – Bread of Life

Jesus is the bread of life. Fr. Scott Donahue illustrates what this means for us as people who follow in the footsteps of Jesus.

Fun Summer Activities at Mercy Home

Lazy summer days are few and far between around Mercy Home. Our boys and girls take full advantage, thanks to a schedule overflowing with summer activities and that keep their bodies, minds, and spirits on the move.