Mercy High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for girls in grades 9-12. It is part of the Diocese of…More Norwich and has been staffed and supported by the Sisters of Mercy since its opening in 1963.
Sr. Mary McCarthy is the president and the principal is Melissa M. Bullock.
The school is on a 25-acre campus in a suburban section of southwest Middletown. Facilities include a gymnasium opened in 2007, athletic fields and a cross-country course and a fine arts wing.
Students come to Mercy from 70 Connecticut towns. Approximately 84 percent of the student body is Catholic. Minority students account for roughly seven percent of total enrollment.
Sunday worship service at Grace and Mercy Baptist Church begin at 11am. Sunday school starts at 9:30am. On Mondays…More there's an intercessory prayer service at 6pm, followed by Grace and Mercy's HEAL (Helping to Eliminate Addiction with Love) program from 7pm - 8pm.
Grace and Mercy also hosts a Bible study program Wednesdays at 7pm and meetings of Narcotics Anonymous at 9:30pm on Thursdays. On Fridays there is a Narcotics Anonymous (Candlelight sharing) at 10pm.
Grace and Mercy offers free diapers (newborn to toddler sizes) after the first Saturday of every month.
The church is on the second floor of the building at 120 Washington St. in room 23. The entrance is through a side door along Wetmore Place.
The Shepherd Home is run by Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation, a Hartford-based nonprofit organization sponsored…More by the Sisters of Mercy that provides food, housing, shelter, education and support services to people who are homeless or facing homelessness. Mercy runs several programs and services in Hartford, Tolland and Middlesex counties.
Shepherd Home occupies a small portion of the 140-acre campus of Connecticut Valley Hospital. It offers transitional housing for up to 70 homeless, single adults from the Middletown area. It uses individual casework services to address residents' problems of substance abuse, illiteracy, poor job skills and emotional problems.
Residents live in suites of two or three, then move to single rooms, then on to independent living. Full meal service, clothing and personal necessities are provided as required.