Madeline Duckett
April 24

Each of us is invited to a banquet of intimacy with our God.

Madeline Duckett

March 06

Your whole life should be a continual act of praise and prayer.

Catherine McAuley

March 05

Success is not the measuring stick of mercy.

M Carmel Burke

March 04

Mercy is God’s powerful word spoken in Jesus.

Trocaire 1981

March 03

As the most acceptable return a benefactor can receive from those on whom he bestows favours is a countenance testifying the gratitude of the heart, how acceptable must it be to Go

Catherine McAuley

March 02

You have given all to God without any reserve. Nothing can happen to you which He does not appoint.

Catherine McAuley

March 01

We have one solid comfort amidst this little tripping about: our hearts can always be in the same place, centered in God, for whom alone we go forward or stay back.

Catherine McAuley

February 29

Prayer is a plant, the seed of which is sown in the heart of every Christian, but its growth entirely depends on the care we take to nourish it. If neglected, it will die.

Catherine McAuley

February 28

Let those whom Jesus Christ has graciously permitted to assist him in the Persons of his suffering poor have their hearts animated with gratitude and love.

Catherine McAuley

February 27

Catherine's conviction that the works of mercy were the very "business of our lives", had shaped the community from its inception in an apostolic spirituality.

Joanna Regan and isabelle Keiss

February 26

We are challenged to link with one another…so that the broken heart of mercy can enter more deeply into us and embrace God’s beloved poor.

Kath Burke

February 25

May we do all for God’s greater glory.

M Cecilia Maher

February 24

Catherine’s heart was drawn with special compassion to the marginalised members of society.

M Carmel Bourke

February 23

The comfort comes soon after a well-received trial.

Catherine McAuley

February 22

Our Lord did not make his disciples perfect at once, but allowed them to acquire perfection gradually.

M Frances Warde

February 21

Heaven would not be valued unless we had grievances to wean us from the things of this world.

M Vincent Whitty

February 20

…each is given a time and a place which belongs to no one else.

M Emily George