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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin moment: Funding God’s mission

By Amy Miranda | June 15, 2020 |

Catholic sisters are funded by the Catholic Church, right? Actually, no; although many Catholics and non-Catholics alike hold this misconception.

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Reflecting on Crises with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sister Jan Craven | May 13, 2020 |

“My very dear and beloved Daughters … I have confidence that God will not permit any of you to be attacked by the epidemic. Be cheerful, kind to one another; having nothing on your conscience that could trouble you. Do not fast. Let your food be wholesome and well prepared.”

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Prayer in this Time of Need

By Sister Paula Damiano | May 7, 2020 |

‘There were, and continue to be, many good things that have come from this time …’

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Three quotes from Mother Theodore that should make you think about volunteering in the New Year

By Mary Riley | January 8, 2020 |

Saint Mother Theodore wrote about many things. What did she have to say about volunteering and being of service to others.

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Reflections for Foundation Day 2019

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 23, 2019 |

Well, the fact that we are still here 179 years later is certainly testimony to the Providence of God. It is also testimony to all those sisters in the U.S. as well as in China and Taiwan AND to the many other Dotties, Mandys and Margies in our larger community of Providence who have not let appearances keep them from doing good, doing lots of good.

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A Reflection for the Feast of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 3, 2019 |

‘Give me, give us, this heart of Mother Theodore with which to treasure the power and promise of the cross.’

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Day by day with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | October 3, 2019 |

I feel inclined to talk with Saint Mother Theodore about what’s worrying me, or making me happy or driving me crazy. “Another means for preserving the peace is to let little things pass without noticing them,” she said.

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Join us in a Novena Prayer with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sisters of Providence | September 24, 2019 |

During her life, Saint Mother Theodore showed attentiveness and affection for her sisters, neighbors and friends in the United States and in France. Relying on that attentiveness and affection, we ask her to intercede and pray for us today. Join us for a special novena prayer these nine days leading up to the celebration of her feast day, October 3.

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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin moment: a mother’s letter to new postulants

By Saint Mother Theodore Guerin | September 20, 2019 |

“Long ago we offered prayers for you, for your generous mother. When you write to her tell her that I shall try to be a mother to you, that I love you already as my beloved child, and that all the Sisters are anxiously waiting to have you among them,” writes Saint Mother Theodore to soon-to-arrive postulants.

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A matter of hope: the future of religious life

By Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp | September 20, 2019 |

I trust that there will be courageous women and men who will continue to answer the call of Providence to respond with integrity and passion to the most urgent needs in society.

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Discovering the Woods: A visit from a fresh perspective

By Mary Riley | July 24, 2019 |

Each day we get visitors, pilgrims and tour groups who explore the many wonderful things that are here for all to discover.

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A reflection for first vows

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 4, 2019 |

What we make of Saint Mother Theodore’s legacy will be our legacy – will we follow and not look back?

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An unshakeable trust in God. It set Saint Mother Theodore Guerin apart and makes her a model for us in our daily living. Get to know our brave and inspiring foundress better through these stories.

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