Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Working Poor on Labor Day

By Rosemary M. Thompson, Director, P. Francis Murphy Initiative for Justice and Peace I grew up in the Catholic Worker tradition, so for me this national holiday has taken on a deep and holy aspect. I grew up believing that … Continue reading

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The Thinking Bench

A Reflection by Sister Jane Geiger, MHSH Quite a few years ago I was visiting my family in New Jersey.  My sister and her four young children were visiting from Iowa at the same time.  I received the delightful assignment … Continue reading

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Live, Love Life and Age Well

A Reflection by Sister M. Madeline Gallagher, MHSH What is aging?  The dictionary defines it as, “the length of time a person exists, or the late part of life.” We really begin to age the moment we are born and the … Continue reading

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Unity in Diversity

By Sister Sonia-Marie Fernández, MHSH,       Pastoral Associate, St. Gabriel Church      We are alive with the music and languages of a variety of nations at Saint Gabriel Church in Baltimore County. For more than 12 years, Msgr. Thomas … Continue reading

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“Sisters…The Hands and Feet of Christ on Earth”

–Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) Representative Kaptur spoke these words in a video made by 75 members of the House of Representatives—both Republicans and Democrats—who were among the 175 members co-sponsoring a resolution commending America’s Catholic Sisters. The tribute was in … Continue reading

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