They shall be willing on all occasions to help and assist one another, bearing with patience and charity each other's defects, weaknesses, and imperfections.
Sadness lessens the value of works performed in God’s name, for God loves a cheerful giver.
We savour the stories of the founding women…to search for wisdom...to imagine how their creativity and courage might open the future to us.
When we grow old we will walk in the garden and laugh at the hardships of today.
We must bear all and work while we are young…
We should praise and bless the hand that wounds us.
We have to make decisions Catherine never faced but for which she has empowered us.
Our ministry is God’s word in action.
She always remembered that if there were ten thousand rules to be observed, the greatest of these is charity.
We rest at ease in the arms of a kind providence.
Catherine has been drawing her far-flung Mercy family home – home to the original source of inspiration and home to one another.
Ministers of suffering are delightfully different people…with a vision of Heaven in their hearts and in their eyes.
Catherine stands there, midway between vulnerability and possibility.
All goes well when you can work together in harmony.
Speak as your mind directs and always act with more courage when the "mammon of unrighteousness" is in question.
She thought the world would be a happy place if people’s manners were as good as their hearts.
To be truly merciful, we must sometimes become defenceless, powerless, like the poor we serve.