As a child, Delia would hide in the attic of her father's house to read the annals of the Holy Childhood and the Propagation of the Faith. She had a great admiration for the missionaries.
Nourished by these thoughts, Delia, still a child, had a very significant dream. She recounts: I was kneeling by my bed, and all of a sudden I saw a field of beautiful, walled wheat that stretched as far as the eye could see. At one point, all these wheat fields turned into the heads of children of all nationalities.
Later Delia would write: God has given us everything, even his only Son. What better way to pay her back than to give her children who will also sing of her goodness for ever and ever. (D.T.1916)
What a beautiful mission of a dream that reverberates to this day: To make known God's love for all.
Through her bold vision and creative action, Delia Tétreault contributed to the opening of her country and the Church of Canada to the world in service to the universal mission of the Church.
The mission of a dream that continues to this day...