Catherine McAuley
October 22, 2000

No virtue is perfect without prudence.

Catherine McAuley

October 21

For Catherine, holiness was bound up with the works of mercy.

M Joanna Regan

October 19

Catherine told us “…not only to obey the will of God, but to love it with our whole heart."

M Vincent Harnett

October 18

Close to God, all is peace and contentment.

M Frances Warde

October 17

Of the sisters in the Crimea it was recorded that ‘they did more than medicine’. To do more than medicine is still a challenge.

Jan Geason

October 16

Compassion….the flame of mercy. Compassion enkindles the flame of mercy.

Lucille Ciafre

October 15

What advantage are works to God? But our working hearts He longs for, and He vouchsafes to plead for them with touching earnestness.

Catherine McAuley

October 14

There is nothing of greater importance than the perfect discharge of our ordinary duties.

Catherine McAuley

October 13

Prayer will do more towards [our difficulties] than all the money in the Bank of Ireland!

Catherine McAuley

October 12

Your love calls to us…in every pebble, rock and hill - to sing of your mercy and justice.

Rosaleen Hogan

October 11

Catherine was an ardent peace-maker – an ecumenical person in a period of bigotry.

M Florence Sullivan

October 10

As we break the bread of our lives, we touch the World.

Lucille Ciafre

October 08

If we are faithful to prayer, each moment can be a great adventure in our journey to God

Madeline Duckett

October 07

The rescue of a newborn infant during the epidemic is an example of Catherine’s response in love to a perceived need.

Angela Bolster

October 06

Mercy responds always to the cutting edge of human misery.

M Joanna Regan

October 05

Let us pray well and never grow weary.

Catherine McAuley

October 04

Catherine was a great enemy of that spirit of sadness and discontent which destroys true devotion.

M Vincent Harnett