Joanna Regan and Isabelle Keiss
May 30

Her [Catherine's] absorption in the Word of God, written and incarnate, called her to imitate the example of Jesus in translating the love of God to others.

Joanna Regan and Isabelle Keiss

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

May 01

Our mutual respect and charity is to be 'cordial' - now 'cordial' signifies something that revives, invigorates, and warms.

Catherine McAuley

April 30

May the Holy Spirit take possession of your heart and lead you to complete union.

Patricia O'Neill

April 29

Sometimes it was hard, but I had no regrets; God always helped.

M Zita Gilbert

April 28

The natural talent for leadership with which God had gifted Catherine was enhanced by her feminine qualities of mind and heart which drew young people to her.

Carmel Bourke

April 27

The more questions asked, the more doubts avoided.

M Frances Warde