‘Do not be afraid of new beginnings. Be creative. Be inventive. You who have energy: who have enthusiasm; who want to do something of value for the future; Be inventive, launch out; Do not wait!’
(Blessed Frederic Ozanam) (1813-1853)
‘You are destined to represent the goodness of God to people who are poor’.
(St. Vincent de Paul) (CCD Vol. 10 Conf. 85 p 268)
‘We should assist the poor in every way and do it both by ourselves and by enlisting the help of others… to do this is to preach the gospel by word and by work’.
(St. Vincent de Paul (CCD XII:77-78)
‘Let us do without hesitation whatever good lies at our hands’
Let’s be courageous! Let’s go wherever God may call us. He will be our provider, let’s not fear anything’.
(St. Vincent de Paul) (CCD Vol.11, L 135 p 263)