Tag Archives: death

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: Day 1

Background: The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity gives Christians an annual opportunity to continue their quest for the unity they already share in Christ. It is also a time to gather in praise of the Triune God and to … Continue reading

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Our Journey to Jerusalem

 A Reflection for Good Friday by Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH     When we look at Jesus today, Good Friday, we must look at death. There is no escaping that today. We cannot deny that Jesus died. Death itself is difficult … Continue reading

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GREAT SOULS – A reflection on the death of Maya Angelou

By The Rev. F. M. “Buddy” Stallings, Rector, St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York City* Maya Angelou died this week. Over the years, I have read her work and heard her rich, sonorous voice at various events, never once failing to … Continue reading

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New Life – A Reflection for Easter

By Sister Elizabeth Langmead, MHSH Vice President In preparing to write this blog for Easter, I have sat and prayed with the grief of my sister’s death last month and the deaths of other loved ones.   Our own experiences of … Continue reading

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Come Aside and Rest

A Reflection by Sister Mariel Ann Rafferty It is a cold, brisk winter day.  I have paused at this bench in the courtyard of our Mission Helper Center.  Not too long ago, I sat on this bench as I grieved … Continue reading

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Hospice Ministry – “How Can You Do That?”

By Sister Carole Ruland, MHSH I am a Hospice Spiritual Counselor/Chaplain at the Casa de la Luz Hospice in Tucson, Arizona.  I’ve been in this very special ministry for about two years. Sometimes, when I tell people this, they say, … Continue reading

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A Sense of New Life

Background: On April 27, 2011, a category EF4/EF5 tornado struck Tuscaloosa, Alabama, killing 45 people and destroying homes and livelihoods in a six-mile-wide area in the heart of the city.  The hardest hit communities—such as Alberta City and Rosedale Court—were … Continue reading

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