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Topic: Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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“I believe Mother Theodore’s treasures were these: steadfast belief in Providence; an enduring and practical love of people – especially her sisters; and a sense of this place, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, as the deep well from which she drank in the presence, strength, and elaborate beauty of God.”

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“What have we to do in order to be saints? Nothing extraordinary; nothing more than what we do every day. Only do it for [God's] love...”

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“Give my love and greetings to all the sisters, and say that I wish them every good thing which they themselves desire...”

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“For me in particular [Sister Saint Francis Xavier] was a friend that one does not lose twice in a lifetime. She filled the void left in so many instances by my failures.”

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“...give a little pleasure to your poor Mother Theodore, who loves you so much, and who would like to see you perfect, but who is very far from being perfect herself.”

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“Think sometimes of your poor Sister Theodore, who loves you so much, who prays for you, who thinks of you day and night.”

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“No one will ever love you as your old Mother Theodore does.”

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“Were you not at Vincennes, Sister Theodore would not know whether we had daughters there or not. It seems something has made the atmosphere so cold that the ink is frozen.”

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Advent Poem

ADVENT journey down through the centuries of people seeking God to become flesh in their lives journey of people in high places journey of the lowly and the simple journey of Mary and Joseph journey of the wise ones journey of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin journey of people we have known and loved family members,…

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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. Ligouri, Olympiade, with St. Francis Xavier scurrying after you Another year. You look on us amazed, as women will At daughters growing generations After them.…

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The Prayer of the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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

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Quote of the day

November 20
Universal Children's Day
“There are very few persons who understand how difficult it is to serve their neighbor, and nearly everybody imagines that it is a very easy thing to raise children.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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