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Author: Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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“Do not recoil from any sacrifice for the sake of your work.”

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“Both of us together are not worth two cents.”

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“...you yourself are often the cause of what you suffer. And I say it also in order that you may endeavor to become more amiable and loving, more united to Our Lord...”

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“But our hope is in the providence of God, which has protected us until the present, and which will provide, somehow, for our future needs...”

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“Her [Sister Saint Francis Xavier] example animates and confounds me. I am near her in the chapel distracted with temporalities and business, and I see her lost in God and melting with love for our Lord.”

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“When one has nothing more to lose, the heart is inaccessible to fear.”

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“We must correspond to the grace of God to the best of our power, not through fear of sin, but from sentiment of love.”

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“Cities and provinces disappear like individuals. God alone remains. Let us attach ourselves to [God] with all our hearts and [God] will take care of us...”

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“Without you never would our mission of Indiana have existed.”

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“Oh do be very charitable, that is all I ask of you.”

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

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“Being poor we can only plant; you must water, and to God alone be the glory of the increase.”

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Quote of the day

September 19
“...our gaze wandered over a multitude of wonders, especially when from the summit of mountains which seemed to rest beneath our feet we saw steep gorges, beautiful valleys spread out between superb mountains, all in fact which nature could offer most apt to lift up the soul to the Author of all things.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin