Joanna Regan and Isabelle Keiss
September 22

The bishop of Cork urged at a profession in 1837 that they add a fourth vow - the service of the poor, the sick and the ignorant - as both integral to their dedication and descriptive of it.

Joanna Regan and Isabelle Keiss

September 06

Being poor and living with the poor, Catherine was not merely a kind benefactor, but a friend.

M Carmel Bourke

September 05

It is better to relieve a hundred imposters if there be such, than to suffer one really distressed person to be sent away empty.

Mary de Chantal McCann

September 04

We must begin to recognise the involvement of God in our human community and culture.

Marie Chin

September 03

It is God’s will that everyone called to his service should be happy.

Catherine McAuley

September 02

We are your voice to speak consoling words to those in need.

Suzanne Toolan

September 01

Let us take one day only in hands at a time, merely making a resolve for tomorrow. Thus we may hope to get on - taking short careful steps, not great strides.

Catherine McAuley

August 31

…we are called through love to draw one another into being, patiently, gently, constantly – as God draws us.

Helen Marie Burns

August 30

The union which exists among you will draw the favour and blessing of Heaven.

Catherine McAuley

August 29

They shall bear to each other great and cordial respect and affection, not in outward behaviour, looks, and words only, but also really indeed in heart and mind.

Catherine McAuley

August 28

God’s presence and our response in prayer are usually found in the humdrum of our life.

Madeline Duckett

August 27

Never be disheartened: God is good to us beyond expression.

M Cecilia Maher

August 26

God and God alone must be the principal motive of all [our] actions - it is this pure intention of pleasing God that renders the good work valuable.

Catherine McAuley

August 25

The simplest and most practical lesson I know ... is to resolve to be good today - but better tomorrow.

Catherine McAuley

August 24

We are your hands to touch the lowly ones to heal their pain.

Suzanne Toolan

August 23

With a strong faith…we can push on; but to be lasting it must be nourished by prayer.

Natalie de Souza

August 22

God can bend and change, form and reform any of his creatures to fit them for the purpose he designs.

Catherine McAuley