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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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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore and steamboats

By Connie McCammon | March 16, 2010 |

As Mother Theodore Guerin and her sister-companions traveled down the Ohio River in a steamboat, they saw another America — a more rural area. While they saw much beauty on the river,…

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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore and a stagecoach

By Connie McCammon | March 15, 2010 |

Mother Theodore Guerin and her sister-companions traveled by stagecoach over the Alleghanies. The trip was indeed a dangerous one. Mother Theodore writes: “The roadway at times inspired terror also. On one…

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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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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore and the Sisters of Charity

By Connie McCammon | March 12, 2010 |

When Mother Theodore Guerin and her sister-companions reached Frederick, Md., they were offered hospitality by the Sisters of Charity. This is what Mother Theodore shares about the Sisters of Charity and their…

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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore in Baltimore

By Connie McCammon | March 11, 2010 |

Upon leaving Philadelphia, Mother Theodore Guerin and her sister-companions traveled to Baltimore. She writes about Baltimore: “Baltimore is not nearly so fine a city as Philadelphia. The streets are extremely wide and…

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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore in Philadelphia

By Connie McCammon | March 10, 2010 |

On their way to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., Mother Theodore Guerin and her sister-companions spent some time in Philadelphia. She writes about her visit to one Catholic church in the city and…

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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore leaves the ship

By Connie McCammon | March 9, 2010 |

When Mother Theodore Guerin and her sister-companions arrived in New York Harbor on Sept. 4, 1840, they did not immediately disembark from the Cincinnati. The sisters remained on board until the next day…

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