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The Change That Changes Everything – A Reflection for Easter

By Sister Elizabeth Langmead, MHSH President We live in a world and in a time of rapid change.  All avenues of social media keep us aware moment by moment of how quickly things change all around the world.  Closer to … Continue reading

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A Reflection for the Second Sunday in Advent

By Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 11: 1-10 Responsorial Psalm: 72: 1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17 Reading II: Romans 15: 4-9 Gospel: Matthew 3: 1-12 The word “hippie” came to mind as I began reading the Gospel for … Continue reading

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A Reflection for the First Sunday in Advent

By Marilyn Dunphy, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 2:1-5 Responsorial Psalm: 122: 1-2, 3-4, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 Reading II: Romans 13:11-14 Gospel: Matthew 24:37-44  The readings for this first Sunday in Advent present us with a number of contrasts.  In the … Continue reading

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Waiting in Hope

A Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent by Marilyn Dunphy, MHSH Readings: Jer. 33: 14-16 Psalm 25: 4-5, 8-9, 10, 14 1 Thes. 2:12 – 4:2 Lk. 21: 25-28, 34-36 “It is better to light a candle than to … Continue reading

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“A fragile world, entrusted by God to human care, challenges us to devise intelligent ways of directing, developing, and limiting our power.”

                                                                –Pope Frances, Encyclical Letter on Ecology,                                                                 “Laudato Si” (Praised Be)  The following are excerpts from Laudato Si, prepared by the Catholic Climate Covenant, in Washington, DC, and published on June 18, 2015. The first four segments were posted … 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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“The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience” –Emily Dickinson

An Easter Reflection by Sister Clare Walsh, MHSH  A missing plane from Malaysia, a mudslide in the state of Washington, countless Syrian refugee children, school violence…sometimes our soul and the season seem out of sync. Yet the tomb is empty. … Continue reading

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