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A reflection for first vows

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 4, 2019 |

What we make of Saint Mother Theodore’s legacy will be our legacy – will we follow and not look back?

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This Memorial Day: Take time to Remember

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | May 27, 2019 |

This Memorial Day, I hope you will remember some hero or heroine of your own, an obscure apostle, perhaps.

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The hope of Easter is planted deep in our hearts

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | April 20, 2019 |

May the convergence of spring and Easter restore your soul

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Looking back on Good Friday

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | April 19, 2019 |

Some life lessons were learned in the quiet of St. Monica Church

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What is your word for 2019?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 31, 2018 |

I want to pass on the gift of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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Who do you want to be now?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 24, 2018 |

I would like to offer hospitality to those seeking asylum in our country. I would like to provide shelter for the innocent in war-torn places and in the violent places in our own U.S. cities. I would like to be a better keeper of the planet.

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A reflection for the 2018 Senior Jubilee Celebration

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 10, 2018 |

It is toward Love incarnate that we move during this Advent Season

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A Reflection for the Providence Associates commitment and renewal

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | November 12, 2018 |

There is nothing more important, more radical, more necessary than community

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Reflections for Foundation Day — Oct. 22, 2018

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 22, 2018 |

“This is our inheritance — that on an October day in 1840 — six women entered a log cabin chapel and life was never again the same.”

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Feast of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, 2018 reflection

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 3, 2018 |

It was about 9:30 p.m. on one of the nights leading up to the opening of the new shrine of Saint Mother Theodore back in October of 2014. I went looking for Father Mark Joseph Costello, who was putting the finishing touches on one of the display cases in the shrine. I wanted to nudge…

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Reflections for Reception into the Novitiate

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | August 7, 2018 |

As a community, we pray that you will continue to be open to the designs of Providence for your life

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Reflecting on our Annual Meeting

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | July 21, 2018 |

The Annual Meeting is an excellent time and space to touch into those Chapter commitments

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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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