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Topic: legacy

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“We can expect that our good works, our works of love and mercy and justice will abide. …they will last, remain. What a great promise! When we love, act justly, respond in mercy – it matters; it makes a difference; it bears a fruit that will endure.”

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“Do not fear for our dear Congregation. Our Lord loves it too much to abandon it.”

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“Profit by the experiences of the past for the future.”

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“Do what you do with uprightness, with the desire of pleasing God, without so much uneasiness about the future.”

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“... I now await in peace whatever it may please Our Lord to ordain for the future.”

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“You may not live to see it, but you will have sown the seed, and your Sisters will come to reap what will have been sown.”

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“...ours is the preparation for the generation that will succeed us, and eminent good will be done this way by us.”

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To Mother Theodore and Companions

Fragile forerunners of ourselves, we thank you for your coming, Bearing sainted heroes’ names across the seas. You are a litany chanted down the years: Theodore, St. Vincent Ferrer, St.…

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Compost Time

I’m throwing the unwanted scraps of my life here into the compost bin trusting that God can take what seems so useless and, amazingly, transform it into rich, dark soil…

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Daughters of the Forest

Did you ever know We are all on life support? Oh, I don’t mean respirators, Tubes and hospital things. I mean things like honey bees and trees, Wind and water,…

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A Prayer for the 175th Anniversary of the Sisters of Providence

Rooted for Tomorrow: A special prayer to celebrate 175 years of the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

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October 30
“A good spirit reigns in our house...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin