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Awards dinner honors time, talent and treasure

By Sister Ann Casper | June 14, 2018 |

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 |

‘I am honored to be in their company.’

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Mother Theodore moment

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | May 25, 2018 |

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 |

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 |

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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Virtual spiritual pilgrimage of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

By Amy Miranda | February 4, 2018 |

Take a spiritual and historic walk around some of the sacred spaces at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods from the comfort of your armchair. We hope you enjoy reflecting on these sacred Woods.

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Intersectionality – what is it?

By Sister Donna Butler | January 19, 2018 |

Today, even as random violence seems to become the norm in our country, there are some for whom violence and discrimination are nothing new. Whole classes of people face discrimination on a daily basis because of how their realities overlap: discrimination in housing, the workplace, our churches, our criminal justice system, health care, our immigration system.

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Shared roots: bonds that unite beyond culture, time and place

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 19, 2018 |

” I loved being the very place where Mother Theodore worshiped in her years of living in La Providence. To sit in this very simple chapel for hours refreshed and renewed me. There I experienced in a unique way the presence of Mother Theodore,” writes Sister Denise Wilkinson.

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L’association Providence-Armor

By Jean Brown | November 15, 2017 |

We can all become honorary members of L’association Providence-Armor.

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Slow down before you speed up.

By Mary Riley | November 1, 2017 |

The inevitable rush of the holidays is once again upon us. Before you get swept away, take time to pause and remember your departed loved ones.

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2017 reflection for Foundation Day

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 22, 2017 |

Thanks, in part, to the latest volume of the SP history written by Sister Maureen Abbott, “New Lights from Old Truths,” we have cast new light on a saying of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. During instructions with the novices, Mother Thedore tells them that she doesn’t have new things to say to them, but she…

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Faithfulness and God’s mission: a Foundation Day reflection

By Dr. Dottie King | October 22, 2017 |

I find strength in the passages written by Mother Theodore that are oft quoted and perhaps even more so in the lesser-known stories of her day-to-day life. She walked the grounds of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and cared so much for the fledgling school, its students and the teachers. I believe that her prayers are still with us and perhaps with me in a special way because I now watch over the school that she created.

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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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