Associates of the Mercy of God Community support us by their prayers and material assistance.
An associate is anyone, 21 years of age or older, who seeks a deeper relationship with God and a commitment to the values and goals of the community. We welcome women and men, including non-Christians, to affiliate with us in this way.
The Associates Program provides an opportunity to live and spread the message of the Gospels. Associates set aside time every day for prayer and scripture reading, gather with others to pray for and support the community and its members' ministries, perform their own acts of charity and mercy, and inform others about the community.
Associates do not pronounce vows and do not wear the habit, but do wear the small San Damiano cross as a symbol of their affiliation. They receive the Footsteps newsletter, maintain contacts with members and other associates, and are invited to participate in our annual retreats and other events.
The Associates Program is overseen by a coordinator who works closely with the Spiritual Director and Vocations Coordinator.
For further information, please submit the inquiry form.