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A Reflection for the 6th Sunday in Lent

By Sister Dolores Glick, MHSH As our Lenten Journey continues on this Palm/Passion Sunday, we look back to the beginning of our journey—the promises and resolutions we made on Ash Wednesday (almost like our New Year’s resolutions). We promised to … Continue reading

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“She has done what she could…” –Mark 14:8

In her book, “Do What You Have the Power To Do,” Helen Bruch Pearson explores the stories of six New Testament women who, being their authentic selves and doing what they had the power to do, establish a relationship with … Continue reading

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Not-So-Saintly Saints?—A Reflection for All Saints Day

By Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH We all have our heroes—Sponge Bob, John Boehner, whoever—but I notice they tend to change over time, as we and our values mature. Many years ago, we good Catholic kids were encouraged to admire … Continue reading

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Come Follow Me—Answering the Repeated Invitation

By Sister Joanne Frey, MHSH If it seemed to us that Peter and the other future apostles answered quite spontaneously Jesus’ call to follow him, or that surely they did it without questioning or reflection, John tell us in Chapter … Continue reading

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Following St. Francis

A Reflection by Sister Carol Clare Czyzewski, FSSJ One thousand years after the time of Jesus and 800 years before our time, Giovanni Bernadone, aka “Francisco,” was born (1182-1226).  St. Francis of Assisi was a layman. The essence of his … 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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Witnessing the Transfiguration

By Sister Martha Pavelsky, MHSH 2nd Sunday of Lent My first thought as I glanced at the reading from Matthew for the Second Sunday of Lent was, “Who are these guys—Peter, James and John?  Such a privilege to see Jesus … Continue reading

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