Category Archives: Past & Present

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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As a New Year Begins…

…Consider the following verses by Howard W. Hunter: This year— Mend a quarrel.  Seek out a forgotten friend. Dismiss suspicion and replace it with trust. Write a love letter.  Share some treasure. Give a soft answer.  Encourage youth. Manifest your … Continue reading

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MEMORIES OF OUR MOTHERS

In anticipation of Mother’s Day we invited sisters and staff to share brief memories of their mothers. In these reflections our posters recall moments of tenderness and joy, express appreciation for special talents that their mothers possessed and describe those … Continue reading

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Mid-1960s in the South—A Black History Month Remembrance

By Sister Marietta Russell, MHSH Our first posting in February—Black History Month—recalled the founding of the Mission Helpers Community in post-Civil War Baltimore, where we held  Sunday School classes outside of the church for black children who weren’t welcomed  inside. … Continue reading

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