Category Archives: A Woman Inspired

LCWR Expresses Deep Concern about Executive Orders

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) has issued a public statement voicing its deep concern about many of President Trump’s recent executive orders.   The Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart, active members of the LCWR, wish to share … Continue reading

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More than 5650 Catholic Sisters Urge Presidential Candidates to Engage in Civil Discourse

Mission Helpers join in call to the US presidential candidates to end demeaning rhetoric and use language that preserves the dignity of fellow citizens in the “tireless and demanding pursuit of the common good.”   Read more: Leadership Conference of Women … Continue reading

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How are we doing as Ambassadors for Christ?

A Reflection for Ash Wednesday by Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH A few months ago I accompanied my nephew on a campus tour geared to prospective college students. The tour was led by an upper class student who belonged to a … Continue reading

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Aging with Focus

A Reflection by Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH I’m folding laundry and I come across the heavy cotton canvas pastry cloth that was my mother’s. It’s mine now, and I use it three times a year at least: Thanksgiving, Christmas … Continue reading

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Our Advent Journey: A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent

By Sister Elizabeth Langmead, MHSH Readings: MI 5:1-4A HEB  10:5-10 LK 1:39-45 Our readings this Fourth Sunday of Advent are a great reminder of how God uses the ordinary in extraordinary ways!  The prophet Micah prophesizes that from small, ordinary, … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

A Reflection by Sister Natalie DeLuca, MHSH What does non-violence, forgiveness and reconciliation mean to you? How can prayer move the “enemy”? Here is a story that Fr. Robert Hamm, S.J., told a group of Mission Helpers, illustrating the mysterious … Continue reading

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“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud” –Maya Angelo

A Reflection on a New Call to Ministry by the Aging, by Sister Dolores (Dolly) Glick, MHSH Aware seniors can see the world and others through the eyes of one who is aging. They are more sensitive to the needs … Continue reading

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