Catherine’s attitude to mission was flexible, adaptable, available.
Our Divine Saviour's example should always be before us under all circumstances, particularly in exercising charity towards our neighbour.
The poor need help today, not next week.
We do all for God’s greater glory.
Life to the full! The only way to restore to the poor their lost dignity.
Joy is the lustre of self-denial – it is love’s sweet intimacy.
The Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy, ... so far from separating them from the love of God, unite them more closely to Him and render them more valuable in His holy service.
We should find our hearts so penetrated with the love of God….that our actions are less performed by ourselves than by the love within us.
It comforts me exceedingly to hear you are happy.
Humility is the medial barrier between zeal and ambition.
Her first and last injunction to all was to preserve union and peace amongst each other - that if they did they would enjoy great happiness such as that they would wonder where it
Catherine led the way in education and in health. Her goals were clear – the ordinary service to the poor done extraordinarily well.
If we are humble and sincere God will finish in us the work He has begun, He never refuses His grace to those who ask it.
In relationships with others, actions speak more loudly than words.
We may depend upon it, the blessing of God will never attend any of our undertakings which are conducted in a hurried, impetuous manner.
I endeavour to make this cross in some way like to His – by silence.
The will of God be done in all things.