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Reflections for Foundation Day — Oct. 22, 2018

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 22, 2018 | 3 Comments

“This is our inheritance — that on an October day in 1840 — six women entered a log cabin chapel and life was never again the same.”

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Foundation day: a community effort

By Sister Sue Paweski | October 20, 2018 | 3 Comments

Each of the founding sisters brought unique and much needed skills and gifts to the fledgling community. The same is true today; except that our tent is much bigger.

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Feast of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, 2018 reflection

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

It was about 9:30 p.m. on one of the nights leading up to the opening of the new shrine of Saint Mother Theodore back in October of 2014. I went looking for Father Mark Joseph Costello, who was putting the finishing touches on one of the display cases in the shrine. I wanted to nudge…

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Pray with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, our friend in heaven

By Amy Miranda | September 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

As we approach her feast day, let’s turn to Saint Mother Theodore, a friend and prayer support in heaven, for help in praying for our needs.

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Fall in love with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

By Mary Riley | September 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

It’s hard to pick a favorite season to visit Saint Mary-of-the-Woods – but fall is really spectacular. The foliage is changing from its’ summer greens to an array of brilliant autumnal hues of yellow, orange and red.  There are still plenty of warm days where you can wander outside and visit the many beautiful and…

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Celebrating 8th Day Center for Justice

By Sister Tracey Horan | August 29, 2018 | 1 Comment

I couldn’t help but feel a sense of loss that, as the drumbeat of white supremacy in the U.S. echoes louder and the inequality gap widens, this beacon of creative non-violent resistance is simultaneously dimming

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Saint Mother Theodore: Truly a Woman for All Time

By Mary Riley | August 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin died May 14, 1856. Today is Women’s Equality Day – a day in which we remember the passage of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote in 1920. The amendment was first introduced in 1878 but did not pass until 1920. In 1971, the U.S. Congress designated August…

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Awards dinner honors time, talent and treasure

By Sister Ann Casper | June 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

View the event’s photo album here. General Superior Sister Dawn Tomaszewski welcomed 226 guests to the June 2 Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Dinner, noting that the annual event has become a very important way for us to thank our many benefactors for being instruments of God’s loving care for us. The theme of the evening…

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Sister Ellen Cunningham receives SMTG Award

By Jason Moon | May 26, 2018 | 2 Comments

‘I am honored to be in their company.’

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Mother Theodore moment

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

All in all, it seems Jack has caught the essence of our saint: very brave, a lover of nature and very kind. Jack himself is very much that way: very brave, a lover of nature and very caring. That’s the thing about saints. We want to be like them.

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Mother Theodore the leader

By Amy Miranda | May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin was a true leader. She led by inspiring others. “The sweetness and patience of our dear Mother opened all hearts to her, and once in possession of a heart, she could lead the will to the most heroic acts of virtue,” described Sister Anastasie Brown, a former student and member of…

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The woman behind the saint

By Amy Miranda | May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin was an immigrant, stood up to injustice, endured poverty, lived with chronic health problems and more. Through her own words, which have been published in Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin, we are able to see the woman behind the saint and why she continues to lead and inspire people worldwide.

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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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