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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Storms, seasickness, and the Cincinnati

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 5:38 am by

Mother Theodore and her companions endured dark, cramped quarters, rough waters and storms on their journey from France to America. The new permanent shrine to Saint Mother Theodore will have a replica of the small space that she lived in during her travels aboard the “Cincinnati.” Continue reading

Bonjour to all!

Posted on February 5, 2014 at 5:58 am by

The construction of the permanent shrine to Saint Mother Theodore is underway! Learn more about what the French Room has in store for visitors, as you journey with a saint. Continue reading

“Put yourself gently into the hands of Providence.”

Posted on December 13, 2013 at 5:52 am by

After a lot of deliberation and an invitation for input from sisters and associates, the quote that will be inscribed on the limestone platform that will support Saint Mother Theodore’s coffin, has been decided. Continue reading

A Construction Blessing for the shrine of Saint Mother Theodore

Posted on November 8, 2013 at 4:48 pm by

The Sisters of Providence, friends and supporters of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin gather to pray a construction blessing as work begins on the creation of a new shrine to Saint Mother Theodore Guerin at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Continue reading

Mother Theodore was just here…

Posted on October 24, 2013 at 5:56 am by

Mother Theodore is always present in our day-to-day lives. This fact was made all the more evident after attending the Saint Mother Theodore Fest this past weekend. Continue reading

Ready for a shrine

Posted on October 1, 2013 at 1:00 am by

The Sisters of Providence announce the successful completion of a capital campaign to create a permanent shrine for Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. They hope to dedicate the shrine in October 2014. Continue reading

Relationship with Saint Mother Theodore offers bridge through troubled times

Posted on June 17, 2013 at 1:00 am by

Kyle Meadors, a Providence Associate who lives in Chicago, has a special place in his heart for his father, and for Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. He and his associate-companion, Sister Pat Mahoney, went to All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines,  Continue Reading »

Do extraordinary things: Foundation Day 2012

Posted on October 22, 2012 at 11:57 am by

Happy Foundation Day! We celebrate with deep gratitude the six Sisters of Providence who arrived here 172 years ago today! I know you can name them – Mother Theodore Guerin, Sister St. Vincent Gagé, Sister Basilide Sénéchal, Sister Olympiade Boyer,  Continue Reading »

St. Benedict Parish blesses Saint Mother Theodore statue

Posted on October 17, 2012 at 4:22 pm by

The warmth of the sun, the beauty of the fall season and the friendliness of St. Benedict parishioners set the tone for a special blessing during the church’s Oct. 7 Eucharistic Liturgy. Sisters of Providence, guests of St. Benedict, attended  Continue Reading »

Asking questions: Feast Day 2012

Posted on October 3, 2012 at 12:00 pm by

A couple of years ago, two sisters provided me with something to smile over, puzzle about, and learn from. At the time, we Sisters of Providence were in the midst of making an important decision. As always, there were different  Continue Reading »

Why I love Mother Theodore

Posted on August 29, 2012 at 3:38 pm by

I’m not the kind of person who idolizes others, since nobody’s perfect; so I’ve acquired a habit of giving people I admire honorary status as one of my relatives. (You can love Great-Grandma without agreeing with everything she says at  Continue Reading »

Why relocate the shrine of Saint Mother Theodore?

Posted on August 29, 2012 at 2:25 pm by

I have often been in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and been inspired by the presence of individuals or groups of visitors to the interim shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and by the fact that  Continue Reading »

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