Whatever trials or difficulties Catherine had she never appeared sad or dejected.
Many do not enter the road of prayer because they are not humble enough to make inquiries.
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.
Wherever a religious woman presides, peace and good order are generally to be found.
Our story shows a growing awareness of the injustices in our own hearts as well as in the political and economic structures in our country and world.
No work of charity can be more productive of good to society ... than the careful instruction of women..
Availability and sensitivity to the needs of others are features of Catherine’s legacy.
My God, I am Thine for all eternity; teach me to cast my whole self into the arms of Thy Providence.
Hurrah for foundations! Makes the old young and the young merry.
Catherine believed deeply in the enabling fire of God’s love.
We should consider a good spiritual book as a letter sent from Heaven.
Help me to be quick to see and ready to encourage whatever brings the laughter of God into an otherwise uninspired day.
How do we expect to take up our cross and follow Christ if we are not to meet with it in those with whom we are associated?
Prayer will do more ... than all the money in the Bank of Ireland.
Catherine had the eye of a utilitarian rather than a poet.
Catherine discovered mercy at work in her life, experiencing within her concrete situation her own need.
Catherine’s confidence in God’s guidance gave her courage to take extraordinary risks.