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Topic: women

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FOR THOSE WHO HAVE MOTHERED US

May others find in us the shelter and the love that we have been so freely given by those who have mothered us

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“Oh my! What an incredible vocation to which mothers are called!”

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“At New York, we began to experience the care of a maternal Providence which watched over us.”

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“I beg you, take today the resolution to become saints. ... Ask of God the graces you need...”

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“It embarrasses them a little to have women resist them and speak to them about the law.”

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“A woman in this country is never seen transacting the least business, religious no more than others. Eyes are opened wide at Terre Haute and everywhere when I appear to pay bills or to make purchases. Everyone is astonished.”

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“Oh, if you could understand the feelings of a mother's heart for a child which is not hers by nature but by grace - the feelings of the heart, I say for the temporal but more especially for the eternal happiness of her child - you would understand what I feel for you.”

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“Who has ever perished that entrusted herself to Mary? Take her as your model on the way.”

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“A woman said to me the other day, "You are the man of your house."”

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“Woman in this country is only yet one-fourth of the family. I hope that, through the influence of religion and education, she will eventually become at least one half — the "better half."”

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“I believe one learns to appreciate her Mother more and more when one is so far away from her.”

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“Oh, true devotion to the Holy Virgin consists in imitating her virtues, in following her example.”

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September 20
“Give my love and greetings to all the sisters, and say that I wish them every good thing which they themselves desire...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin