I have never heard of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, and am not curious enough to google to find out who she was.  But I did stumble on a site selling the Saint’s stuff, in the form of calendars, medals, statues, coloring books, blue and white buttons and fridge magnets.  The last three go for just $1, but it’s $42.50 for the small statue.  This info has to be added to what I said about “Precious Medals” (pp. 166-168) in the chapter “Superstitions and Fetishes”.

Somebody must believe in this nonsense, and someone is making a buck out of it.  I myself might help make ends meet by getting a medal made from the photo of just-ordained Father Leon in 1961 (p;37).  Proceeds will be employed for the purchase of a bullet-proof chasuble.

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