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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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Women’s history Month: spotting a whale

By Connie McCammon | March 8, 2010 |

In August of 1840 as Mother Theodore Guerin and her sister-companions traveled aboard the Cincinnati to the United States, a whale was spotted. Here is what Mother Theodore wrote about the experience:…

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Women’s History Month: Mother Theodore’s travels

By Connie McCammon | March 5, 2010 |

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin’s trip from Ruillé, France, to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods was an arduous one. Mother Theodore traveled by most of the “modern” forms of transportation at that time —…

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Women’s History Month is here!

By Connie McCammon | March 4, 2010 |

March is Women’s History Month and what better way to celebrate than to remember the life and ministry of our own Saint Mother Theodore Guerin! Did you know that her father, Laurent,…

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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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