Catherine McAuley
April 14

Sisters of Mercy should be particularly kind - the kindest people on earth, with the tenderest pity and compassion for the poor.

Catherine McAuley

April 13

Don’t let crosses vex or tease….

Catherine McAuley

April 12

Catherine "took to heart the people and places where she served."

M Carmel Bourke

April 11

I very much desire that nothing but perfect union and charity should exist amongst us.

M Frances Warde

April 10

Need was Catherine’s touchstone; ministry response followed.

M Joanna Regan

April 09

Though separated, our hearts will be united.

M Cecilia Maher

April 08

If a prudent, cautious beginning is made, there is every prospect of success.

Catherine McAuley

April 07

Catherine enjoyed freedom of spirit in accomplishing the works of mercy. In tune with God ..., she moved forward with works and moved back from them as circumstances dictated.

Mary Daly

April 06

The imagination is one of the most powerful gifts at our disposal.

Madeline Duckett

April 05

How a hundred orphans are to be supported never troubles me. God has always sent means…and is bound to help.

M Austin Carroll

April 04

Catherine preferred to build bridges rather than erect barricades.

Angela Bolster

April 03

Pray that we may realise that we are poor, and for that reason we must love one another.

M Bride Claire

April 02

The strength of Catherine’s courage lay in her closeness to Jesus, in whose footsteps she was walking.

M Carmel Bourke

April 01

There are things the poor prize more highly than gold though they cost the donor nothing: the kind word, the gentle, compassionate look, and the patient hearing of sorrows.

Catherine McAuley

March 31

The Charity of God would not avail us, if His Mercy did not come to our assistance.

Catherine McAuley

March 30

We belong to God. All in us is his.

'Familiar Instructions'

March 29

If we desire to be truly merciful like Jesus, we must expect to suffer as he did.

M Carmel Bourke