Thought for the Day

…I was thinking the other day that we never had a work which is more completely suited to the Servants of the Poor – for those you are to look after are the poorest of the poor. You know, perhaps, that in France the workhouse is called  the “Hôtel Dieu” God’s House, or God’s Inn.  You will need this thought often in your mind to sustain you in what will certainly be hard work…

Extract from a letter to the Sisters in Rathdrum, at its foundation.

This was the last foundation Mother Magdalen made in her life-time. It was part of her dream, that we should continue to work for those with no voice to speak for themselves. And we don’t have to look for opportunities… they are always there.

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