Patricia Ryan
December 15

We are just beginning to discover the inward merciful path.

Patricia Ryan

November 28

Catherine had the knack of getting to the wood of the waning tree quickly. She was a ‘no frills’ woman.

Maureen Ledlin

November 27

Sadness is an enemy to devotion.

Catherine McAuley

November 26

Be slow to censure, and slower still to condemn.

Catherine McAuley

November 25

We should not be too anxious for anything in this short life.

M Cecilia Maher

November 24

Catherine could not only share her gifts freely, but could inspire others to act in a generous, compassionate way.

M Joanna Regan

November 23

Do nothing through human respect, but purely to please God.

M Frances Warde

November 22

Catherine’s attitude to mission was flexible, adaptable, available.

M Carmel Bourke

November 21

Our Divine Saviour's example should always be before us under all circumstances, particularly in exercising charity towards our neighbour.

Catherine McAuley

November 20

The poor need help today, not next week.

Catherine McAuley

November 19

We do all for God’s greater glory.

M Cecilia Maher

November 18

Life to the full! The only way to restore to the poor their lost dignity.

M Carmel Bourke

November 17

Joy is the lustre of self-denial – it is love’s sweet intimacy.

Mary Schmidt

November 15

The Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy, ... so far from separating them from the love of God, unite them more closely to Him and render them more valuable in His holy service.

'The Spirit of the Institute'

November 14

We should find our hearts so penetrated with the love of God….that our actions are less performed by ourselves than by the love within us.

M Frances Warde

November 13

It comforts me exceedingly to hear you are happy.

Catherine McAuley

November 12

Humility is the medial barrier between zeal and ambition.

M Lawrence Franklin