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Thanksgiving Reflections

By Jessica Williamson* Thanksgiving brings to mind so many emotions, so many memories.  I think of food—and lots of it—as well as the smells of the feast being prepared, the warmth from the oven and from the many humans gathered … Continue reading

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A Reflection on St. Vincent de Paul

By Donald Monahan, Social Action Chair at St. Gabriel Church St. Vincent de Paul, whose feast we celebrate on September 27th, was born in 1581 to a peasant farming family in a small town named Puoy in the southeastern corner … Continue reading

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The Souls of the Just are in the Hands of God

By Sister Jane Geiger, MHSH THE FEAST OF ALL SOULS, November 2, suggests a different mood from that of All Saints Day.  (See previous post.)  It is a day for remembering our beloved dead. We know death and loss touch … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel – A Venezuelan Celebration

By Sisters Asdruanny García and Rosa Sofía Toledo, MHSH Last Saturday, July 16, was the Feast Day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Nowhere is the day celebrated with more fervor than in rural Manzanita in the state of Lara, … Continue reading

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