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Wise Words

Wise Words features some of the thought-provoking, prayerful and inspirational sayings of the founders of Australia’s Catholic Religious Institutes.

Monday, 27 June 2011 18:51

Catherine McAuley

Prayer will do more towards [our difficulties] than all the money in the Bank of Ireland!

Catherine McAuley founded the Sisters of Mercy in Ireland in 1831.

Monday, 27 June 2011 18:49

Bishop Daniel Delany

Bishop Daniel Delany“From every seed sown and cultivated by pure love we shall be sure to reap a harvest of endless glory.”

Bishop Daniel Delany, Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin in Ireland, founded the Brigidine Sisters in 1807.

Monday, 27 June 2011 18:41

Saint Ignatius of Loyola

"Love is shown more in deeds than in words."

Saint Ignatius of Loyola was the principal founder and first Superior General of the Society of Jesus. He formed the Jesuits in 1539.

Monday, 27 June 2011 18:39

Blessed Mary MacKillop

“Never see a need without doing something about it.”

Blessed Mary MacKillop was the Australian-born co-founder of the Sisters of the St Joseph of the Sacred Heart with Father Julian Tenison Woods.

Monday, 27 June 2011 18:33

St Vincent Pallotti

St Vincent Pallotti“It is love that brings Jesus to wherever there is want and need.”

St Vincent Pallotti, founder of the Pallottiine Fathers

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