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Carefully guard every word; watch over yourselves that nothing imprudent may escape you and thus give the ill-disposed a reason for their complaints.

– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

Letter to sisters at Jasper

Journals and Letters page 97

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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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February 20
World Day of Social Justice
“For the accomplishment of good, we must show forth in our every act a perfect justice.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin