Young Josepha Friess (Mother Caroline) was a precocious child whose French and German family provided the context for her formation. Discover facets of her personality in the four vignettes offered here: they offer quite a case study. Facilitator directions are available.
Mother Caroline's Family - is a study in cross-cultural families. This vignette gives an appreciation of her childhood and the roots of her courageous personality.
Little Caroline - was a business woman at the age of four. This vignette portrays a child who showed how persuasive she could be in financial matters.
Education of Young Caroline - exemplifies the intellectual gifts that would later serve her well as a religious leader.
Remembering Her First Communion - records the importance of Eucharist in her deepening spirituality. This experience was the root of her desire for perpetual adoration in the congregation.