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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.

Friday, 06 July 2012 13:56

St Benedict of Nursia

“Let us open our eyes to the light that comes from God, and our ears to the voice from that every day calls out...”  St Benedict of Nursia

Sunday, 17 June 2012 20:42

Helene de Chappotin

"Humility is nothing but God preferred to ourselves." Helene de Chappotin, foundress of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary.
Thursday, 24 May 2012 15:42

Edmund Rice

"Be intent on prayer and whatever may happen will turn to our good." Edmund Rice, founder of the Christian Brothers.

Tuesday, 01 May 2012 17:06

St Maria Domenica Mazzarello

St Maria Domenica Mazzarello"We cannot be perfect, therefore be truthful, confident and cheerful." St Maria Domenica Mazzarello, co-founder of the Salesian Sisters.

Wednesday, 04 April 2012 12:47

St Mary Euphrasia Pelletier

St Mary Euphrasia Pelletier"Feel a lively compassion for people. Treat all in a large-hearted way."

St Mary Euphrasia Pelletier, founder of the Good Shepherd Sisters.

Monday, 27 February 2012 15:51

Elizabeth Hayes

Mother M Ignatius (Elizabeth Hayes) "Follow all the lights, the inspirations God sends you. Go onward do not doubt."

Mother M Ignatius (Elizabeth Hayes), founder of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception.

Wednesday, 14 December 2011 16:04

St Francis of Assisi

St Francis of Assisi“Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” St Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscans.

Wednesday, 14 December 2011 15:27

Saint Francis of Assisi

St Francis of Assis"If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men." St Franics of Assisi, founder of the Franciscans.

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