Below is the first of a five part story about the life of Reverend Mother Teresa Dease, who founded the North American Branch of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Loretto Sisters. She was a woman of faith, courage and love—a true daughter of Mary Ward.
I hope you enjoy her story.
Cindy Langlois, IBVM
Today, on the occasion of my sixtieth birthday, I feel called to look back over my life. It certainly has taken some unexpected twists and turns over the years. I was born on May 3, 1820, the eldest of five children. My childhood years were good, and not unusual in any...
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