Let them also remember that the immaculate Virgin Mary, whose example they are to follow, called herself the handmaid of the Lord.
May Thou be praised, my Lord,
for those who forgive
for the sake of Thy love,
and endure infirmity and tribulation.
who endure them in peace,
because by Thee, Most High,
will they be crowned.
However, even though the number of sisters had somewhat increased, more and more children were arriving at the Association and the work was rapidly increasing ... even more sisters would be needed. There were several good ladies ... desire to become sisters, but they did not want to belong to the Graz community, but rather to stay in Maribor.