It is a summing up of all her life-giving efforts for the greater glory of God.
Catherine brought Christ’s message to all. She was completely devoted to the poor.
She taught the needy how to regulate their lives, so that they would be holy as well as happy.
She emphasised the value of the kind word, the considerate action when dealing with the poor:
|Significant dates in the life of Catherine|
|Opening of the House of Mercy, Baggot Street||24th September 1827|
|Feast of Our Lady of Mercy||24th September|
|Catherine’s Birthday||29th September 1778|
|Death of Catherine||11th November 1841|
|Catherine’s Profession Day and the Foundation Day
of the Sisters of Mercy
|12th December 1831|