Mercy Home reflections from Fr. Scott Donahue.

The Feast of Our Lady of Mercy

On the feast of Our Lady of Mercy, we celebrate the origins of the Mercedarians and the influence the Virgin Mary had on the founding of this religious order.

Painting that St. Faustina painted as Jesus stood before him

The Celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday

Fr. Scott’s reflection on Divine Mercy Sunday, the feast day following the celebration of Easter.

Stained glass image of St. Patrick

Why Do We Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

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.

Ash Wednesday: Meaning and Origins of the Ashes

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.

Gospel Reflection: Feast of the Epiphany

As Catholics, we celebrate the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary as she was called by God in both body and spirit to join her son Jesus in heaven.

Fr. Scott’s Special Christmas Video

This year’s Christmas video, Fr.Scott Donahue tells the story a young boy who gave his gifts to Mercy Home, his generosity showed the meaning of Christmas.

Why are Priests called Father?

Explore the origins of calling priests “father.”

A Father’s Day Reflection from Fr. Scott

Fr.Scott reflects on growing up without a father on Father’s Day.