Author Archives: Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart

THESE HOLY DAYS

A Reflection by Sr. Clare Walsh, MHSH Pange Lingua, the smell of incense, The Stabat Mater, ” Were you there…?”, crucifixes draped in purple cloth…. just a few of the sights and sounds of a Holy Week long embedded in … Continue reading

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Becoming Bearers of God

A Reflection for Christmas By Sr. Elizabeth Langmead, MHSH President Meister Eckhart (1260-1327) was a German mystic, theologian and philosopher.  He was a member of the Dominican order.  He spoke of the Feast of Christmas and the Eternal Birth borne … Continue reading

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2017 Advent Day of Prayer

On Saturday, December 2, approximately 70 people convened at the Mission Helper Center for the annual Advent Day of Prayer.  Facilitated this year by Sr. Mary Therese White, OSF, the theme was “The Radiance of Christmas: Celebrating Christ’s Light Within … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Thanksgiving

    [Background: The Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart are one of eight women’s religious communities who collaborate to support Asylee Women Enterprise (AWE), a non-profit organization that assists women asylum seekers as they build new lives in the United States.  The … Continue reading

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Celebrating our Jubilarians – Part II

At our annual congregational meeting in June, Mission Helpers celebrated seven Jubilarians.  Ranging from 25 years through 75 years, collectively these Sisters have dedicated 375 joyful years of service to the people of God.  Last week we profiled four Jubilarians. … Continue reading

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Mission Helpers Celebrate Our Jubilarians!

Part 1 of 2 At the annual gathering of the congregation in June, the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart celebrated the jubilees of seven Sisters.  Ranging from 25 years through 75 years, collectively these women have devoted 375 years in  joyful service to … Continue reading

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“Our First and Most Important Duty Is Love…

…for without love there can be no service“. –Mother Demetrias, Founder of the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart. By Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart On Sunday, April 23rd, Sr. Elizabeth Langmead, MHSH President, joyfully welcomed approximately 60 people … Continue reading

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The Change That Changes Everything – A Reflection for Easter

By Sister Elizabeth Langmead, MHSH President We live in a world and in a time of rapid change.  All avenues of social media keep us aware moment by moment of how quickly things change all around the world.  Closer to … Continue reading

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ANTICIPATING EASTER – A Holy Week Reflection

By Sr. Donna Fannon, MHSH What are you doing this Saturday?           Are you filling Easter Baskets?                    …planning the Easter meal?                              …decorating the Church?                                       …cleaning the house? Is there any time left for quiet reflection on … Continue reading

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Beware the Danger of Leadership

A Lenten Reflection by Sr. M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH Long ago in my novitiate class, we were warned to “beware people who aspire to office.” I wasn’t sure what that meant, but I guessed there existed, even in religious life, … Continue reading

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