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A Reflection on the Feast Day of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 5, 2020 |

It is her heart and the witness of her life that gives me solace and comfort at times like these.

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Reflections for Profession of Vows

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 29, 2020 |

Corbin and Teresa, we are happy you have come.

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A reflection for Feast of Pentecost 2020

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 31, 2020 |

God calls us today to do what the disciples did 2,000 years ago – to create communities of love

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This Good Friday: Is COVID-19 the only pandemic about which we need to pray?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | April 10, 2020 |

May these atrocities never happen again. Let us not abandon each other.

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Easter blessings and prayerful support

By Sisters of Providence | April 6, 2020 |

The Sisters of Providence wish you a happy Easter! We hope Sister Dawn’s messages bring you some comfort during this difficult time.

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Sister Dawn Tomaszewski: What it means to be a Catholic sister today

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | March 8, 2020 |

‘My sisters and our associates invigorate me for whatever might lay ahead.’

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We all need a Polish grandpa! We all need the Christ Child.

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 20, 2019 |

We all need a Polish grandpa. We all need the Christ Child.

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Come O Wisdom: a reflection on our senior jubilarians

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 19, 2019 |

Truly, each of you, in your own way, has been a key figure in the unfolding story of Providence in the life of this Congregation.

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Advent 2019: All are welcome or How do we make room in the inn?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 6, 2019 |

In a season where we sometimes can get really focused on what we are going to give, let’s become gracious receivers of God’s hospitality, receptors of the sacred

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A community based on mutual, abiding love

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | November 11, 2019 |

Sister Dawn reflects on the Providence community as we welcome new Providence Associates. May this community be one that mirrors the community established more than 2,000 years ago by Jesus. A community based on mutual, abiding love and not, as with other human institutions, on power or fear.

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Reflections for Foundation Day 2019

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 23, 2019 |

Well, the fact that we are still here 179 years later is certainly testimony to the Providence of God. It is also testimony to all those sisters in the U.S. as well as in China and Taiwan AND to the many other Dotties, Mandys and Margies in our larger community of Providence who have not let appearances keep them from doing good, doing lots of good.

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A Reflection for the Feast of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 3, 2019 |

‘Give me, give us, this heart of Mother Theodore with which to treasure the power and promise of the cross.’

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Sister Dawn Tomaszewski is the general superior of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. These are some of her writings.

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