Monthly Archives: December 2016

A Reflection for Christmas 2016

By Sister Elizabeth Langmead, MHSH President Readings: Isaiah 52:7-10; Psalm 98:1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6 ; Hebrews 1:1-6; John 1:1-18 God comes among us in total helplessness, dependency and all the ends of the earth will behold the salvation of our … Continue reading

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A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent

By Sister Natalie DeLuca, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 7:10-14 Responsorial Psalm: 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Reading II: Romans 1:1-7 Gospel: Matthew 1:18-24 The time is near. Our celebration of Christmas 2016 is now just days away. Are you ready? Have you made … Continue reading

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An Advent Gift “From the Heart of God”

“From the Heart of God…” was the theme that captured the attention of nearly 80 people who gathered on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart for an Advent Day of Prayer. Mission Helper Sr. Clare Walsh, … Continue reading

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Jesus Blessed History

A Reflection for the Third Week of Advent by Sr. Donna Fannon, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 35:1-6A, 10 Psalm Response: Psalm 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10 Reading II: James 5:7-10 Gospel: Matthew 11:2-11 On Saturday of this Third Week of Advent the Gospel is taken from … Continue reading

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A Reflection for the Second Sunday in Advent

By Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 11: 1-10 Responsorial Psalm: 72: 1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17 Reading II: Romans 15: 4-9 Gospel: Matthew 3: 1-12 The word “hippie” came to mind as I began reading the Gospel for … Continue reading

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