"Of all the forms of charity and benevolence seen in the crowded wards of the hospitals, those of Catholic Sisters were among the most efficient. I never knew whence they came or what was the name of their order. More lovely than anything I have ever seen in art so long devoted to illustration of love, mercy, and charity are the pictures that remain of those modest Sisters going on their errands of mercy among the suffering and dying..."
Attributed to Lucius Chittenden in his book "Recollections of President Lincoln and His Administration" (1891)
What can be said of the way I conducted myself today or for that matter this entire Advent?