General Superior Sister Dawn Tomaszewski, and General Council members Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp, Sister Lisa Stallings and Sister Jenny Howard all traveled to Taiwan during the week of Thanksgiving to visit ministries there, including Providence University, which is celebrating 60th anniversary this year, and Miracle Home. The following photo gallery depicts the journey.
Sister Dawn, Sister Jeanne and Sister Jenny at Miracle Home.
Sister Delan Ma, Sister Sophia Chen and Sister Dawn Tomaszewski sightseeing at a Buddhist Temple.
Sister Dawn receiving a torch from Providence University President Augustine Tang during the opening ceremonies of Sports Day.
Sister Dawn passing a torch to a student during the opening ceremonies of Sports Day.
Sister Dawn Tomaszewski during the groundbreaking for the Our Lady of Providence Church.
Sister Lisa Stallings in the Luking Library on the Providence University campus.
Sister Norene Wu with characters “Peace and Joy,” mascots for the 60th anniversary.
Sister Jeanne along with Sister Delan Ma and Sister Donna Marie Fu and other Missionary Sisters of Providence during a visit to the graves of Mother Marie Gratia Luking and Sister Regina Marie Wallace.
Sister Dawn, Sister Jeanne, Sister Donna Marie Fu and Sister Delan Ma along with many Missionary Sisters of Providence at the Missionary Sisters of Providence School.
Sports Day at Providence University as the freshmen class takes to the field.
Sister Rose Chiu with her mother.
Mass showing gifts at the Offertory.
Sister Donna Marie Fu showing Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp how to use chopsticks.
Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp, Sister Dawn Tomaszewski, Sister Jenny Howard and Sister Norene Wu with character “Peace.”
Missionary Sisters of Providence along with Sister Donna Marie Fu, Sister Dawn Tomaszewski and Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp at the entrance to Providence University, which shows Our Lady of Providence.
Sister Rose Chiu (from left), Sister Donna Marie Fu, Sister Sophia Chen and Sister Lisa Stallings during discussion of the future of the mission in Asia.
Sister Jenny Howard (left) and Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp.
Sister Rose Chiu, director of Miracle Home, relaxing.
Sister Celeste Tsai during Sports Day at Providence University.
Peeling a persimmon in one piece.
Another look of the plans for the church of Our Lady of Providence.
A display of what the Our Lady of Providence Church will look like.
The courtyard at Miracle Home.
Prior to Mass, the sisters presented Providence University President Augustine Tang with a gift from the Congregation in honor of the 60th anniversary of the university – a donation for the ambo for the new church of Our Lady of Providence to be built on campus, and a handmade wooden dish created from one of the trees at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, courtesy of Keith Ruble. On hand for the presentation included (from left) Sister Jenny Howard, Sister Celeste Tsai, President Tang, Sister Dawn Tomaszewski, Sister Lisa Stallings and Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp.
Bishop Martin Su during Mass.
(from left) Sister Norene Wu, Sister Lisa Stallings, Sister Dawn Tomaszewski, Bishop of Taichung Bishop Martin Su, Sister Jenny Howard, Sister Jeanne Hagelskamp and others during a dinner.
Sister Rose Chiu, director of Miracle Home (standing), with her mother, who is a client of Miracle Home.
Sister Delan Ma, founding director of Miracle Home, shows off the logo they created depicting two women and one man being embraced, a symbol of the love, joy and mercy they are trying to show the elderly of the area.