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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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DAY THREE: WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY

Day 3, Together… we are not lacking in any spiritual gifts (1 Corinthians 1:7) Job 28:20-28, Truly, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. Psalm 145:10-21, You open your hand, satisfying the desire of every living thing. Ephesians 4:7-13, Each … Continue reading

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DAY TWO: WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY

Day 2, Together… we give thanks for God’s grace in one another (1 Corinthians 1:4) Deuteronomy 26:1-11, The Lord brought us out of Egypt. Psalm 100, Give thanks to God, bless God’s name. Philippians 1:3-11, I thank God every time I … Continue reading

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Feast of All Saints—The Family of God

A Reflection by Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH In this autumn season the colorful leaves proclaim the glory of God; they usher us into the month of November and remind us of the coming of winter.  November is the month the … 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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Gifts from God – A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

By Sister Joanne Frey, MHSH We are now a new creation*.  Is your spirit rejoicing in the Risen Christ? His gifts are coming in such quantity that I’m placing them in special packets labeled with his message reworded to fit … Continue reading

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Creative Waiting – A Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent

By Sister Elizabeth Langmead, MHSH Vice President Ps 126:1-6 Phil 1:4-6, 8-11 Lk 3:1-6 Here we are, already at the second week of Advent!  So, how is your waiting time going?  Are you longing for the coming of Christmas?  Are … Continue reading

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