It was women who first spread the Easter message. What if they had kept silent?
We are your hands to touch the lowly ones to heal their pain.
With a strong faith…we can push on; but to be lasting it must be nourished by prayer.
God can bend and change, form and reform any of his creatures to fit them for the purpose he designs.
Catherine saw her congregation as a means of giving life to the local church.
Our life together must allow for deep experiences of prayer.
Let me know when you are closely pressed and I will divide with you, be it ever so little.
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.
It is not everyone, even of those who are benefited, that feels thankful. If you work with that expectation, you will often feel disappointed.
The God who is ever about the new thing says: O that today you would hear my voice.
The Holy Spirit will never fail us though his designs may not be what we expect.
Everywhere Catherine and her sisters went, they drew around them a circle of women and some men who participated enthusiastically in the mission.
Our hearts can always be in the same place, centred in God, for whom alone we go forward or stay back.
There is not one single pound in this convent today. God is good to us.
The proof of love is deed.
You must be cheerful and happy, animating all around you.
The sun never, I believe, went down on our anger.