Catherine McAuley
May 19

Prayer will do more ... than all the money in the Bank of Ireland.

Catherine McAuley

May 18

Catherine had the eye of a utilitarian rather than a poet.

M Bertrand Degnan

May 17

Catherine discovered mercy at work in her life, experiencing within her concrete situation her own need.

M Joanna Regan

May 16

Catherine’s confidence in God’s guidance gave her courage to take extraordinary risks.

M Carmel Bourke

May 15

The joys of my state are many, and I feel the most lively gratitude.

Catherine McAuley

May 14

May God do with each of us whatever will tend to his greater glory.

M Cecilia Maher

May 13

We should receive all things as coming from the hand of God who sends them with tender love for our good.

M Frances Warde

May 12

Using traditional language and sources of her time, Catherine wove a new pattern that continues to challenge us today.

Mary Daly

May 10

Fidelity to our past helps us to develop new life in the spirit of the original vision.

Jan Geason

May 09

Catherine often sought meaning beneath the surface and a patience which allowed one to move through pain rather than around it.

Helen Marie Burns

May 08

Catherine singularly loved simplicity in all and practised it herself, telling the Sisters to adopt a simple style of speaking and writing.

M Vincent Harnett

May 07

The transcendent God chooses to be revealed in the here and now.

M Emily George

May 06

Never judge anyone but endeavour to excuse faults and have a good opinion of others.

M Frances Warde

May 05

Prudence and simplicity and practical common sense were the hallmarks of her exercise of authority within the community and in their apostolate.

Carmel Bourke

May 04

My God, I will look to you confidently for grace.

M Frances Warde

May 03

Connect the rich to the poor, the healthy to the sick…to do the work of God.

M Joanna Regan

May 02

Catherine animated others at centres of wealth, power and influence to share in her heroic efforts.

M Joanna Regan