Sisters of Mercy should be particularly kind - the kindest people on earth, with the tenderest pity and compassion for the poor.
Prayer must come from God….we must beg it continually.
Catherine’s spiritual vision put no blame upon human instruments for the pain, sufferings and deprivation that entered her life.
Catherine's desire to resemble our Blessed Lord ... was her daily resolution, and the lesson she constantly repeated.
We should implore the assistance of the Blessed Virgin in all our duties.
The outstanding feature of Catherine McAuley's behaviour precisely as a founder was not that she was outstanding, though she was. Rather it was her animation of the zeal of her com
Pray for me that I may be able to render a faithful account of my stewardship.
Despite its stark realism, Catherine’s ‘Spirituality of the Cross’ was infused with the certain hope of resurrection.
The Sisters of Mercy are eminently practical and over time have translated their tradition and their vision into tangible expressions of the Gospel.
Catherine leaves it to us to point out new ways in which to respond to the voices of the victims of a sick society.
God has been so good to us; we must do something extra to prove our gratitude.
Get all the prayers you can for me - that I may get through this new business as well as I can.
The best way to regard all happenings is as designed or at least permitted by God.
Often burnished as gold in the fire, Catherine came forth…more compassionate, more possessed by God.
Among the many natural virtues inherent in M McAuley’s character, I should say that sincerity held first place.
Tenderness is a quality of nobility, a mark of sensitivity; it is the signature of mercy.
Show your instructions in your actions as much as you can.