Tag Archives: Saint Theodora

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 Missionary Spirit

  What if you were asked to leave your friends, family, and country behind to spread the Word in a foreign land? You don’t know the language or customs, you’d be left in the wilderness with a small group of … Continue reading

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Going Gratefully with God

     You work hard, you stay on track, and try to do what’s right, and yet, you don’t get a break. Everything is so hard. Is God listening? Does God know how you struggle?      Saint Theodora/Mother Theodore … 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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Faith Shines Through

One of Saint Theodora’s most common mantras was to lean on Providence. Here is a letter from Maria Shriver on Reflecting on The Power of Faith.

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Friend and Mentor

After years of writing profiles on successful people for newspapers including the Chicago Tribune, I learned early on of the importance of mentors. Mentors truly are heroes who share the best of their experiences, education, and wisdom with someone else … Continue reading

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