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Every evening at the same hour when the weather was calm, I went to go on deck and bless God for all the wonders of [God’s] creation. I loved to consider the care of God’s Providence which extends even to the little fishes.

– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in 1840. She was born in France in 1798 and died in the United States in 1856, having lived the last 16 years of her life as a missionary teacher and healer in the Indiana wilderness. A strong leader and an even stronger woman of faith, Saint Mother Theodore and her many words of wisdom shared in her journals and letters continue to inspire people of today.

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Quote of the day

September 29
Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael
“...if you protect us, the work we have undertaken for the glory of God will succeed, will prosper. Of this I feel almost certain.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin