Category Archives: Books

Thank You!

Thank you for reading the posts Saint Theodora/Mother Theodore Guerin. This blog began as an avenue to promote awareness of our eighth American Saint. I also used it as an alternative to Midwest Mary which is written for the general public. This … Continue reading

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Faith Against Faith

It’s difficult for me to understand why people of faith criticize those who differ from their beliefs–Catholics who look down on Protestants, Protestants who criticize Catholics, Christians, Muslims, Sikhs, Buddhists, and Hindus who fear one another. We who believe our religion to … Continue reading

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The Courage to Trust Your Instincts

“Mother Theodore was proactive. She knew her capabilities and didn’t hesitate to take control of a situation. On her transatlantic voyage in 1843, the captain of the ship became ill after an altercation with a drunken sailor. Mother Theodore quickly … Continue reading

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Your Will, Lord

When we talk with the Lord, how do we speak? Do we use language of the mid-1500s? If not, then why do we still use archaic language in our traditional prayers? ACTA Publications just released a revised edition of The … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah

How much do you know about the Book of Isaiah? See my review of Isaiah and The Kingdom of Peace for a fun way to understand the prophet Isaiah and his teachings.

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Women of Courage

Three of the most noted women saints–Genevieve, Catherine of Siena, and Teresa of Avila–are remembered for their courage and strength in difficult times. Author Joan Williams tells their stories in her book Three Saints. Women Who Changed History. See the … Continue reading

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Prayer Time for Busy Moms

So much to do and so little time. See my review of a book on Doyle’s Delights that help’s moms on the go to pray. The series by ACTA Publications has similar books for busy dads, parents, and grandmas.

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