We have ever confided largely in Divine Providence and shall continue to do so.
The beauty of community can be recognised when we gather together and share.
God can provide, God did provide. God will provide.
That ship alone can reach safety which in time of calm prepares for the storm.
Recreation contributes much towards giving new vigour to the spirit.
A strong and lively faith is the solid foundation of all virtue.
We should be shining lamps, giving light to all around us.
Recognising that one could give handouts week after week….Catherine used her inheritance to offset the causes of poverty, sickness and ignorance.
I bless and praise our good God who has so favoured me.
It matters little what our talents are; some have one, others five, the only thing is whether we have faithfully traded.
Catherine somehow understood that most poor were not responsible for their own misery.
Sometimes a zephyr, sometimes a mighty gale – God’s spirit can nudge our timid choices, strengthen our frail resolve, reverse any misdirected course.
We should have the most tender devotion to the blessed Mother of our Redeemer.
The progress of a society is tied to its ability to hope.
Being poor and living with the poor, Catherine was not merely a kind benefactor, but a friend.
It is better to relieve a hundred imposters if there be such, than to suffer one really distressed person to be sent away empty.
We must begin to recognise the involvement of God in our human community and culture.