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Pope Francis’ Address to Congress: Entering into Dialogue

  Pope Francis’ address to the joint session of Congress was an historical milestone.  His message, not surprisingly, called on Congress and all Americans to be beacons of light and hope, especially for the poor, the elderly, the immigrant, the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Encyclical 2015

“Laudato Si” This video was released on YouTube by the Vatican on June 18, 2015, the date that the Encyclical on the Environment was issued.   The captions are in Italian, English and Spanish. Este video fue publicado en YouTube … 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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A Mother’s Day Reflection

By Sisters and Friends of the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart I could always pick my mom out in a crowd of moms.  She was the one with the prettiest hair—all white. My mother had 11 children and she … Continue reading

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Día de los niños – Children’s Day Celebration

By Sister Sonia-Marie Fernández, MHSH The International Children’s Day The World Conference for the Well-being of Children in Geneva, Switzerland, proclaimed June 1 to be International Children’s Day in 1925. The Day is usually marked with speeches on children’s rights and well-being, … Continue reading

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: Day 5 Prayer and Reflection

Day 5: Changed by the peace of the Risen Lord. Scripture Malachi 4:5-6, He will turn the hearts of parents to their children and the hearts of children to their parents. Psalm 133, How good and pleasant it is when … 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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