Monthly Archives: December 2014

Christmas Blessings!

A Reflection for Christmas by Sister Loretta Cornell, MHSH President The Shepherds said to one another, “Let us go then to Bethlehem to see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” So they … Continue reading

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Las Posadas

By Sister Sonia-Marie Fernández, MHSH In Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and some parts of Central America, a wonderful Christmas tradition—“Las Posadas”—is celebrated during the nine days before Christmas. The name “Las Posadas” literally means “the inns, shelter, or lodgings.” It … Continue reading

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“I Rejoice Heartily in the Lord”

A Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent By Marilyn Dunphy, MHSH Readings: Isaiah 61: 1-2a, 10-11 Luke 1: 46-48, 49-50, 53-54 Thess. 5:16-24 Jn. 1: 6-8, 19-28 The Church designates the third Sunday of Advent “Gaudete” Sunday. Gaudete is … Continue reading

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“What is God trying to say to us in our busy lives? Be patient! Learn to wait—for each other, for love, for happiness, for God!”**

**Title quote from Carlo Corretto, Letters from the Desert A Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent by Sr. Donna Fannon, MHSH Certainly the thoughts of Carlo Corretto are underscored in the readings for this Second Sunday of Advent. Isaiah … Continue reading

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