Contrasting the AP story, USA Today has a very nice story about Mother Theodore.

There are nuns and there are nuns. And then there’s the Blessed Mother Theodore Guerin. She brought Catholic education to Indiana, endured an overbearing bishop and is believed responsible for at least two “miracles” after her death.

Talk about living life to the fullest, and then some.

Pope Benedict XVI will canonize Mother Theodore, along with three others, Sunday in St. Peter’s Square in Rome, making her America’s eighth Catholic saint.

Achieving sainthood is the highest tribute the Catholic Church can bestow.

More broadly, the recognition will affirm what many in Indiana’s Catholic community have known for years: This woman lived an exceptional life.

Read the complete article here.

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