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2017 Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Feast Day reflection

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 4, 2017 |

Happy Feast! I think Mother Theodore might agree that the best part of her being declared a saint is the opportunity it has given us as her beloved community to…

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Reflection for the reception of Sister Emily TeKolste into the novitiate

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | August 9, 2017 |

What experiences will you welcome to open the eyes of your soul? Will you give the Holy Spirit free access to your mind and your heart so that you will see things in new lights?

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A ‘Golden Jubilee’ Reflection

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | June 28, 2017 |

‘Go, wake up the world!’

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Listening, loving, letting go: reflection for profession of vows

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | June 27, 2017 |

“Obedience, chastity, poverty — listening, loving, letting go. These are set before you today in a deeper way. And to return to the scripture for today — God is with you every step of the way.”
Sister Dawn reflects at the vows ceremony for three Sisters of Providence.

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Reflections on the 175th Anniversary Celebration of Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | March 24, 2017 |

‘Thank you on behalf of all Sisters of Providence and especially those of us who are with you’

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A Christmas Reflection

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | December 20, 2016 |

God comes to me like this all the time

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What has happened to us since that first Thanksgiving?

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | November 16, 2016 |

It helped me to return to the original story to remind myself that right relationship is possible

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Being Providence in a world in need: Sister Dawn’s reflection to new Providence Associates

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | November 15, 2016 |

You belong to this community in a special way. And we belong to each other. Together we belong to Providence. Together we are called to be Providence. The world needs us for this. And certainly, in light of all that has happened this week and in the weeks leading up to our national election as well as what may be required of us as a result of this election—our country needs us for this.

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A shared Reflection for Foundation Day

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 27, 2016 |

‘Trust in the Providence of God that so far has never failed us’

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A Reflection for the Feast of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 4, 2016 |

May we never forget why she came here

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A Reflection for the Installation of New Leadership

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | September 13, 2016 |

Let us pray this gift for each other

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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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