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Author: Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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“...I have paid more than sixty thousand francs (on the motherhouse), besides supplying the wants of the one hundred and thirty persons who compose our family. How, are we not daughters of Providence?”

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“It will always be a need for me to open my heart to you.”

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“Let us take courage, my very dear Sisters; the Cross, it is true, awaits us at every turn, but it is the way to heaven.”

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“Besides the admirable union that exists between persons of different nationalities, of dispositions so opposite, some well informed, others without education, there is also...a great spirit of faith, of piety and a confidence in God which goes as far, I believe, as it can go.”

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“Never speak when you are over - excited, but wait for the impulse of nature to pass away and that of grace to succeed it.”

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“When we had left our country and all that was dear to us... We found waiting for us in a poor log cabin our God, our ALL.”

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“...It was ordinarily after contemplating these inspiring scenes that we went down to our cabin to mingle our voices to the majesty of nature in praising its Creator.”

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“...Often, too, we saw the moon arising from the other extremity of the sky. It has its particular kind of beauty, and sometimes the aurora borealis added to the magnificent spectacle.”

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“...I felt happy to belong to [God], and said to myself, "What will our God be for us in our heavenly home, since even in our exile [God] is so great, so powerful, so magnificent!"”

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“...I often enjoyed this pleasure, always new to me. I must say that it arouses a delightful feeling toward the Author of these marvels.”

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“...great fish swimming at water level, bounding about joyfully, chasing each other and playing about quite close to the ship added to the beauty of the scene already so inspiring in itself.”

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“...The pure sky, the majestic sun which seemed to descend proudly into the waters as if to refresh itself, the luminous ray reaching out from it even to us, gilding the waves lightly stirred by the evening breeze...”

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Quote of the day

May 29
“We thanked the good God with our whole hearts for all the graces that [God] pours so abundantly...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin