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Sister Thaddeus Kowalinski, OP entered eternal life on September 6, 2019 at the age of 90 after 71 years of religious life.

We commend Sister Thaddeus to your prayers.

Evening Prayer with Remembering Service:
Sunday, September 8 at 7:00 pm
Dominican Chapel at Marywood

Funeral Mass:
Monday, September 9 at 11:00 am
Dominican Chapel at Marywood

Thaddeus Kowalinski OP was once asked by a newspaper reporter what she liked most about the teaching profession, Sr. Thaddeus replied, “Seeing the light in a student’s eyes when they have grasped something you have taught them… seeing that you can be of service and teaching them they can be of service to others.”

A natural teacher, Sr. Thaddeus once remarked, “I like what I do. What I am and who I am comes through in my lessons.”

It is the teachers who delight in helping students learn that we tend to remember years after we leave the classroom. And Sister Thaddeus was certainly one of those teachers. Her warmth, joy, and enthusiasm for life and learning inspired her students — and her students inspired her — to always treasure the life granted by “our Good and Gracious God.”

Blessed are we by memories of her warm smile and loving presence.

Learn more about the life and ministries of Sister Thaddeus.