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“It’s For Us!” An Epiphany Reflection by Sr. M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH

“Hurry up and wait” isn’t just a sarcastic Army slogan.  We do it often when going to doctors’ offices, and for our Sisters, it seems like it is the standard practice at the podiatrist’s office.  So I was not surprised … Continue reading

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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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“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord” -Luke 2:11

A Reflection for Christmas by Sr. Loretta Cornell, MHSH President Merry Christmas, and blessings during this Holy Season of Christmas and all through the New Year. Cards, good wishes, ads, parties, television specials—they have all led up to this special … Continue reading

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Contemplating the Mystery of Christmas

A Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent by Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH Each year, the Church invites us to enter more deeply into the mystery of Christmas by focusing on the birth of the One who reveals the infinite … Continue reading

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Christmas Blessings!

A Reflection for Christmas by Sister Loretta Cornell, MHSH President The Shepherds said to one another, “Let us go then to Bethlehem to see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” So they … Continue reading

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Living with Gratitude—On Thanksgiving Day and Every Day

For some people, Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday.  What makes it so appealing is the relative simplicity of the day: gathering around the table with family and friends to enjoy each other’s company and partake of a delicious meal.  For … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS FOR CHRISTMAS

From Sister Loretta Cornell, MHSH President A Christmas Prayer by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) Loving Father, help us to remember the birth of Jesus, That we may share in the song of angels, The gladness of the shepherds, … Continue reading

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