M Carmel Bourke
November 22

Catherine’s attitude to mission was flexible, adaptable, available.

M Carmel Bourke

November 21

Our Divine Saviour's example should always be before us under all circumstances, particularly in exercising charity towards our neighbour.

Catherine McAuley

November 20

The poor need help today, not next week.

Catherine McAuley

November 19

We do all for God’s greater glory.

M Cecilia Maher

November 18

Life to the full! The only way to restore to the poor their lost dignity.

M Carmel Bourke

November 17

Joy is the lustre of self-denial – it is love’s sweet intimacy.

Mary Schmidt

November 15

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.

'The Spirit of the Institute'

November 14

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.

M Frances Warde

November 13

It comforts me exceedingly to hear you are happy.

Catherine McAuley

November 12

Humility is the medial barrier between zeal and ambition.

M Lawrence Franklin

November 11

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

Elizabeth Moore

November 10

Catherine led the way in education and in health. Her goals were clear – the ordinary service to the poor done extraordinarily well.

Carmel Bourke

November 09

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.

Catherine McAuley

November 08

In relationships with others, actions speak more loudly than words.

Patricia Pak Poy

November 07

We may depend upon it, the blessing of God will never attend any of our undertakings which are conducted in a hurried, impetuous manner.

Catherine McAuley

November 07

I endeavour to make this cross in some way like to His – by silence.

Catherine McAuley

November 06

The will of God be done in all things.

M Ursula Frayne