Catherine de Hueck Doherty





Catherine de Hueck Doherty

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born
in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation
August 15, 1896

died
December 14, 1985

gender
female

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influences
Roman Catholicism, Russian Orthodoxy


About this author

Ekaterina Fyodorovna Kolyschkine Doherty, better known as Catherine Doherty, CM (1896-1985) was a social activist and foundress of the Madonna House Apostolate. A pioneer of social justice and a renowned national speaker, Catherine was also a prolific writer of hundreds of articles, best-selling author of dozens of books, and a dedicated wife and mother. Her cause for canonization as a saint is under consideration by the Catholic Church.


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More books by Catherine de Hueck Doherty…
“What you do matters — but not much. What you are matters tremendously.”
Catherine de Hueck Doherty

“The duty of the moment is what you should be doing at any given time, in whatever place God has put you.

You may not have Christ in a homeless person at your door, but you may have a little child.

If you have a child, your duty of the moment may be to change a dirty diaper.

So you do it.

But you don't just change that diaper, you change it to the best of your ability, with great love for both God and that child....

There are all kinds of good Catholic things you can do, but whatever they are, you have to realize that there is always the duty of the moment to be done.

And it must be done, because the duty of the moment is the duty of God.”
Catherine de Hueck Doherty