A Shining Lamp: The Oral Instructions of Catherine McAuley by Mary C. Sullivan

By Mary C. Sullivan

Catherine McAuley (1778-1841), the founding father of the Sisters of Mercy in 1831, usually gave oral directions to the 1st Mercy group. even though she occasionally spoke explicitly approximately their spiritual vows, her phrases have been constantly considering the existence, instance, teachings, and evangelic spirit of Jesus Christ, emphasizing "resemblance" to him, and constancy to the calls of the Gospel. Her directions have, for this reason, a wide present-day relevance that may be inspiring and inspiring for all Christians. they're the "shining" phrases of a spouse, a soul-friend, who bargains guiding mild to people who wend their pilgrim method towards the total embody of God's merciful reign.

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