Lucille Ciafre
October 16, 2000

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

October 03

Connectedness across the world can sustain us in our local on-going struggle for mercy and justice.

Jan Geason

October 02

Prayer was her delight and her refuge in all trials.

M Clare Moore

October 01

You should remember that not to advance is to go back, and reflect each day what you can do more to attract God's love and friendship than you did the day before.

Catherine McAuley

September 30

In carrying out our works of mercy, we are impelled to work for justice.

Bernadine Daly

September 29

Catherine McAuley was primarily a woman of prayer, of prudence and of foresight.

Angela Bolster