You may be interested in several history books written by and about us, including “Journals and Letters,” written by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin.
Journals and Letters
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin was a prolific writer. Her letters and journals continue to inspire thousands of people.
This journal will take you back more than 170 years to an era of our history. Through graphic portrayal, the life of Religious in pioneer days comes to life. In detail, the book chronicles how Mother Theodore and five sister companions made their way from France to Indiana. The book will prove to be an interesting read from beginning to end. Without a doubt, it proves to be an historical document of great value to those studying American pioneer life and institutions.
The life of Mother Theodore has inspired several books solely about her and has warranted inclusion in numerous other books.
You can find numerous other books about Mother Theodore at Linden Leaf Gifts, including:
- Mother Theodore Guerin: A Woman for All Time
- The Eighth American Saint
- 175 Years: 1840-2015; A Pictorial History of the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana
- History of the Sisters of Providence Volume 1
- History of the Sisters of Providence Volume 2
- History of the Sisters of Providence Volume 3: The Path Marked Out
- Love Mercy Justice
- On This Day in Terre Haute History
You may also be interested in these other books, including “New Lights from Old Truths: Living the Signs of the Times,” and “Saint Theodore and Her Promise to God.”
New Lights from Old Truths: Living the Signs of the Times
This book is the fourth in the series chronicling our Congregation. This volume covers the period of expansion between 1926 and 1966, which includes Vatican II.
Fourth in the series chronicling the history of the Congregation of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, the volume covers the period of expansion between 1926 and 1966, a period when hundreds of thousands of children were the beneficiaries of the Catholic school system in the United States.
The book is available for purchase at Linden Leaf Gifts.
Saint Theodora and Her Promise to God
Your child might enjoy “Saint Theodora and Her Promise to God.” The book, beautifully illustrated and fun to read, is an inspiring story of how one little girl followed God’s call, as Saint Theodora’s legacy of faith changed the course of pioneers in the Indiana wilderness in the mid-1800s and continues to do so today. It also makes a great gift! You can purchase the ebook at Amazon.
Beautifully illustrated and fun to read, Saint Theodora and Her Promise to God, is an inspiring story of how one little girl followed God’s call. Saint Theodora’s legacy of faith changed the course of young pioneers in the wilderness of Indiana in the mid-1800s and continues to do so today.
Against All Odds
Sisters part of IHS Speakers Bureau
Is your group or organization looking for a guest speaker who can address an historical topic? Perhaps the Local History Services Department of the Indiana Historical Society can help you. The department recently updated its Speakers Bureau and we are among the many speakers.
We are also founding members of the Wabash Valley Visions and Voices project (WV3).