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Program to feature life of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Sister Jan Craven will make Saint Mother Theodore Guerin come alive during a program scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Providence Center conference room at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. There is no charge for the program, but a free-will donation will be accepted.

Sister Jan, the coordinator of the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Shrine, will offer Mother Theodore 101: Journals and Letters from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (EST) that day. This presentation will become part of a monthly series on Saint Mother Theodore, foundress of the Sisters of Providence.

Discussion will focus on her life from birth to death. The book, “Journals and Letters” is available at The Gift Shop at Providence Center.

For more information, contact Sister Jan at jcraven@spsmw.org or at 812-535-2925.

About the Sisters of Providence

The Sisters of Providence, a congregation of 214 women religious, with 300 Providence Associates, collaborate with others to create a more just and hope-filled world through prayer, education, service and advocacy. The Sisters of Providence have their motherhouse at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located just northwest of downtown Terre Haute, Ind., which is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in 1840. Today, Sisters of Providence minister in 13 states, the District of Columbia and Asia, through works of love, mercy and justice. More information about the Sisters of Providence and their ministries can be found at SistersofProvidence.org.

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Sisters of Providence

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, are a congregation of Roman Catholic women religious (sisters) who minister throughout the United States and Taiwan. Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence in 1840. The congregation has a mission of being God's Providence in the world by committing to performing works of love, mercy and justice in service among God's people.

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For inquiries or information, contact Jason Moon at jmoon@spsmw.org or 812-535-2810.

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