Catherine McAuley
January 26

I would like to tell you all the little cheering things that God permits to fall in our way.

Catherine McAuley

January 25

Be careful never to make too many laws. If you draw the string too tight, it will break.

Catherine McAuley

January 24

The garment that Catherine wore, that she handed on to us, is the mantle of justice.

Sheila Carney

January 23

Since there is very little good can be accomplished, or evil avoided, without the aid of money, we must look after it in small as well as in great matters.

Catherine McAuley

January 22

Mercy not only bestows benefits, but receives us anew and pardons again and again.

Catherine McAuley

January 21

Each day is a step we make towards eternity.

Catherine McAuley

January 20

We seem to forget that God calls upon us to take up our cross, and that this cross must be composed of something.

Catherine McAuley

January 19

Catherine's services for the Callaghans allowed her to feel her own sense of worth, and led her to make a valiant effort to develop that same sense in others.

Joanna Regan and Isabelle Keiss

January 18

Thus we may hope to get on, taking short, careful steps, not great strides.

Catherine McAuley

January 17

The sight of the poor should fill us with compassion.

M Frances Warde

January 16

Just leave things to God. He knows what is best for us.

M Patricia O’Neill

January 15

God has never bestowed all his blessings on one person. He did not give to St. Peter what he gave to St. Paul, nor to either what he gave to St. John.

Catherine McAuley

January 14

Let us never desire more than enough.

Catherine McAuley

January 13

Meditation... helps us to focus our attention and enables us to be connected to all that happens in our lives and in the World.

Kathleen McAlpin

January 12

What gives significance and relevance to our lives is the quality of our attachment to the Lord.

Gabrielle Jennings

January 11

Generosity of mind for the religious state ... is bestowing ourselves most freely and relying with unhesitating confidence on the Providence of God.

Catherine McAuley

January 10

She whirled to the boundaries of time… her step resounded mercy around the world.

Mary Vita Pandolfo