Saint Mother Theodore Guerin: Woman of Providence

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin: Woman of Providence
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A highly readable account of the life and legacy of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin who, with five companions, left France in 1840 to found the congregation of the Sisters of Providence in the United States.  Arriving in the wilderness of Indiana, she worked against major odds to establish the congregation and open schools.  Her first school continues today as Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.  This book gives the reader a picture of the life of pioneer women in the Unites States and a protrait of the strength, generosity, and dedication of one such woman, canonized in 2006 as the eighth American saint.  

ISBN/SKU: 
9781456736057
Publication Date: 
2011-09-02