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PAGE 6 POST-GAZETrE, AUGUST 26, 2016 "y y AT TENEAN BEACH Little Jack Spitz of South Boston getting help with his project from Joshua Nixon at the Dot Art table at the second annual Family Fun Day at Tenean Beach in Dorchester. (Photo by Sal Giarratani) j JIMMY CARROLL - Consultant - - Construcffon Services and Issues - - All Types of Permits - Zoning Board Issues - 617.686.2239 "Tell me the problem and together we will find a solution" Emaih Saint Th odora Guerin by Anne-Th6r6se Gu6rin was born on October 2, 1798, in the village of Etables-sur-Mer in Brittany, France. Her parents were Laurent Guerin, an officer in the French Navy under Na- poleon Bonaparte, and Isabelle Guerin When Anne-Th6r6se was 15 years old, her father was mur- dered by bandits as he traveled home to visit his family. The loss of her husband nearly over- whelmed Isabelle and, for many years, Anne-Thdr6se cared for her mother and her younger sister, as well as the family's home and garden. Anne-Ther~se was nearly 25 years old when she entered the Sisters of Providence of Ruill6- sur-Loir, a young community of religious women serving God by providing opportunities for education to children and by caring for the poor, sick and dying. There she became Sister Th6odora. While teaching and caring for the sick in France, Sister Th6o- dora was asked to lead a small missionary band of Sisters of Providence to the United States to establish a motherhouse, to open schools, and to share the love of God with pioneers in the Diocese of Vincennes in the State of Indiana. Bennett Molinari and Richard Motinari In July 1840, Sister Th6odora and five companions departed from France to sail to America. After a treacherous journey across the Atlantic, the six women traveled by steamboat and stagecoach to the Indiana territory. On October 22, 1840, Sister Th6odora and her companions arrived at Saint Mary-of-the- Woods, Indiana, a small village in Vigo County near Terre- Haute. With the founding of this new order, separate from that in France, Guerin became known as Mother Th6odora, the supe- rior of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. In an attempt to help parishes establish schools for their chil- dren, Mother Th6odora, from the time of her arrival at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in 1840 to January 1849, established parish schools at Jasper, St. Pe- ter's, Vincennes, Madison, Fort Wayne and Terre Haute, all in Indiana, and at St. Francisville in Illinois. In 1853, she opened schools in Evansville, Indiana and North Madison, Indiana; in 1854, at Lanesville, Indiana; and in 1855 at Columbus, Indi- aria, Additionally, with Bishop Jacques-Maurice de Saint- Palais, she established two orphanages in Vincennes, and free pharmacies at Saint Mary- of-the-Woods and in Vincennes. After a period of sickness, Mother Th6odora died at age 57 on May 14, 1856. By the time of Mother Theo- dora's death in 1856, the Sis- ters of Providence "congregation had grown from six sisters and four postulants to 67 professed members, nine novices and seven postulants. For more than a decade, from 1841 to 1852, this Academy was the only Catholic boarding school for girls in Indiana. Saint Th6odora Guerin was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 15, 2006. The Feast of Saint Th6odora Guerin is cel- ebrated on October 3rd. Matt6o Gallo Appraisals Sales & Rentals Real Estate 376 North Street Boston, MA 02113 (617) 523:2100 Fax (617) 523-3530 FUNCTION FA CILITY Angel Angelina Palazzolo Angel Angelina Palazzolo with side Angels Ava Travato Bonavita and Angel Sophia Fialkosky Please accept sincere condolences, from the Spinelli's family and staff. During this difficult time, we would like to offer our facility at a specially reduced price, for you, your family and friends. SERVED UPON ARRIVAL Coffee, Mini Danish Pastries and Tea Breads BUFFET LUNCHEON MENU Tossed Salad, Assorted Rolls with Butter Chicken, Ziti and Broccoli Alfredo Eggplant Parmigiana Italian Sausages, Onions and Potatoes Above price does not include a 15% Administration Fee and a 7% Mass State Tax. 280 BENNINGTON STREET, EAST BOSTON, MA Telephone: 617-567-4499 J Barbara Summa daughter Sofia and grand-