Saint Mother Theodore’s detailed descriptions of her experiences become a way to meditate on and pray thanksgiving for creation.Read more
Did the woman carry a yard stick? A surveyor’s measure? A folded up paper chart that converts leagues to miles, meters to inches or feet?Read more
So, what brought these diverse women and men to seek something more with the Sisters of Providence?
Some said that as alums of former Sisters of Providence schools they were reconnecting with their roots.
One told how he had come to the Woods for a retreat and was inspired by what he saw.Read more
I love the many instances where she studies and describes an animal for the reader. She tells of the whale’s massive head, as big as a house. The dark brown color of its back and how it spouts out water apparently by respiration as its jets are so regular.Read more
To celebrate Mother Theodore’s life and many accomplishments that continue even today, we will be revisiting her own words by reading Journals and Letters over the course of a year. Each week we’ll read several pages and reacquaint ourselves with the woman who started it all. Won’t you join us?Read more
It is her heart and the witness of her life that gives me solace and comfort at times like these.Read more