Jan Geason
October 17

Of the sisters in the Crimea it was recorded that ‘they did more than medicine’. To do more than medicine is still a challenge.

Jan Geason

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

August 21

Catherine saw her congregation as a means of giving life to the local church.

M Carmel Bourke

August 20

Our life together must allow for deep experiences of prayer.

M Bride Claire

August 19

Let me know when you are closely pressed and I will divide with you, be it ever so little.

Catherine McAuley

August 18

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.

Catherine McAuley

August 17

It is not everyone, even of those who are benefited, that feels thankful. If you work with that expectation, you will often feel disappointed.

Catherine McAuley

August 16

The God who is ever about the new thing says: O that today you would hear my voice.

M Emily George

August 15

The Holy Spirit will never fail us though his designs may not be what we expect.

M Patricia O’Neill

August 14

Everywhere Catherine and her sisters went, they drew around them a circle of women and some men who participated enthusiastically in the mission.

Mary Celeste Rouleau