The blessing of unity still dwells among us .... This is the spirit of the order - the true spirit of mercy flowing on us.
How can we teach the love of God if our own hearts are cold?
Your conversation should always be simple and useful.
One legacy to all – union, charity, peace, wondrous happiness.
I feel very, very happy... I am going with courage – prepared to meet everything, with my entire confidence in God.
I give myself into the arms of God’s loving providence.
Without the cross, the real crown cannot come.
Catherine was a woman of steadfast faith, unwavering hope, and boundless love.
If we may experience a helplessness in confronting injustices we may know something of what it is to be poor.
Catherine had the knack of getting to the wood of the waning tree quickly. She was a ‘no frills’ woman.
Sadness is an enemy to devotion.
Be slow to censure, and slower still to condemn.
We should not be too anxious for anything in this short life.
Catherine could not only share her gifts freely, but could inspire others to act in a generous, compassionate way.
Do nothing through human respect, but purely to please God.
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.