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Struggles of a saint: Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Posted on July 16, 2015 at 9:00 am by

Do you know the story of Saint Mother Theodore’s painful relationship with the Bishop Cèlestine de la Hailandière of Vincennes, Indiana? At one point Bishop de la Hailandière went so far as to lock Saint Mother Theodore in the room and excommunicate her from the Congregation. Continue reading

Did you know we need volunteer knitters?

Posted on July 16, 2015 at 7:00 am by

Do you knit or crochet? Would you like to work with alpaca yarn as a volunteer? We would love to talk with you. Continue reading

A Litany of Women for the Church

Posted on June 8, 2015 at 4:32 pm by

A Litany of Women for the Church Dear God, creator of women in your own image, born of a woman in the midst of a world half women, carried by women to mission fields around the globe, made known by  Continue Reading »

Join us for the journey!

Posted on June 4, 2015 at 2:16 pm by

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A Journey with a Saint: second circle

Posted on June 3, 2015 at 9:15 am by

It’s as if you’re actually on the tour of the shrine with Sister Jan Craven as she explains the significance of what is called the “second circle”. Continue reading

A Journey with a Saint: the first circle

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 1:49 pm by

What is a “Journey with a Saint”? Yours begins as soon as you enter the doors of the Providence Spirituality & Conference Center Continue reading

The prayer of the shrine

Posted on May 8, 2015 at 1:26 pm by

A prayer for the visitors to the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. Continue reading

Our immigrant saint: Saint Mother Theodore Guerin moment

Posted on January 14, 2015 at 8:00 am by

Mother Theodore Guerin came to the United States from France in 1840, an immigrant. Like many immigrants today she did not speak English, she knew very little about the United States and its customs. Continue reading

Thank-you for Oct. 25

Posted on November 3, 2014

A sincere “thank-you” to all those who helped put together the new Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. Continue reading

Saint Mother Theodore’s welcome: a foundation day reflection

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 10:00 am by

There was no Wabash Avenue bridge. The crossing of the Wabash was made by ferry—probably a flat-bottomed open raft. Arrival on the other side was followed by a carriage ride through the river bottoms on and at times wholly submerged plank road—a soggy, wet, carriage ride during which the horses were at times literally swimming, with water up to their necks. The carriage tipped sideways twice, its wheels caught on tree roots. Later, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin would write, “When one has nothing more to lose, the heart is inaccessible to fear.” Continue reading

Mother Theodore’s spirit is alive in the 8 women in formation

Posted on October 17, 2014 at 5:30 am by

There are eight women in initial formation with the Sisters of Providence, who will continue Saint Mother Theodore’s legacy and mission. Learn more about the SPs humble beginnings when you tour the Shrine that opens to the public on October 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. Encourage new vocations with single, Catholic women that you may know and invite them to our Fall Discernment Weekend on Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Continue reading

Journals & Letters now an e-book

Posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:00 am by

And now, for the first time, Journals and Letters of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin is available as an e-book too! Continue reading

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