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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore and smoking

By Connie McCammon | March 23, 2010 |

Traveling by stagecoach from Vincennes to Terre Haute, Ind., was another arduous and dangerous leg of Mother Theodore Guerin’s journey to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. Rain made matters even worse. When the…

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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore and Vincennes

By Connie McCammon | March 22, 2010 |

Mother Theodore Guerin and her sister-companions stayed with the Sisters of Charity while in Vincennes, Ind. She writes about Vincennes: “At Vincennes, especially, one might think she was in Noah’s ark.…

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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore and corduroy roads

By Connie McCammon | March 19, 2010 |

Mother Theodore Guerin and her sister-companions traveled by stagecoach from Evansville to Vincennes, Ind. She writes about this uncomfortable trip: “ … we entered a thick forest where we saw the…

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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore and the Ohio River

By Connie McCammon | March 18, 2010 |

On Oct. 4, 1840, Mother Theodore Guerin and her sister-companions saw the Ohio River for the last time. Mother Theodore reflects upon this: “Nothing troubled the charm and silence of this solitude.…

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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore and mosquitoes

By Connie McCammon | March 17, 2010 |

In Cincinnati, Mother Theodore Guerin and her companion-sisters found a blood-thirsty mob. She humorously writes: “We were far from supposing that, in the midst of the city where we had been so…

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Glimpses of Mother Theodore

By Christina Blust | March 15, 2010 |

It’s always a joy what you can find on the internet. This lovely photo of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin’s childhood home in Etables-sur-Mer, France, comes to us from Jean Michel…

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New statue of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin with children dedicated

By Rosie Blankenship | October 5, 2009 |

All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines, Ill., commissioned a statue from Providence Associate Teresa Clark, who is also the artist of the official Saint Mother Theodore Guerin statue recently installed…

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A faceless ghost?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | March 19, 2009 |

It’s a perfect time for a good ghost story. Settle in and hear this first-hand account of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods own “faceless nun.”

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