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“I Rejoice Heartily in the Lord”

A Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent By Marilyn Dunphy, MHSH Readings: Isaiah 61: 1-2a, 10-11 Luke 1: 46-48, 49-50, 53-54 Thess. 5:16-24 Jn. 1: 6-8, 19-28 The Church designates the third Sunday of Advent “Gaudete” Sunday. Gaudete is … Continue reading

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“What is God trying to say to us in our busy lives? Be patient! Learn to wait—for each other, for love, for happiness, for God!”**

**Title quote from Carlo Corretto, Letters from the Desert A Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent by Sr. Donna Fannon, MHSH Certainly the thoughts of Carlo Corretto are underscored in the readings for this Second Sunday of Advent. Isaiah … Continue reading

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Called by Circumstances

A Reflection by Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH In the first reading for the Second Sunday of Lent (GN 12:1-4A) God tells Abram: “Go forth from the land of your kinsfolk and from your father’s house to a land that … 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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The Thinking Bench

A Reflection by Sister Jane Geiger, MHSH Quite a few years ago I was visiting my family in New Jersey.  My sister and her four young children were visiting from Iowa at the same time.  I received the delightful assignment … Continue reading

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A Spirituality of the Heart – A Reflection on Ignatian Spirituality at the Feast Day of St. Ignatius

By Sister Clare Walsh, MHSH Why did my heart leap at the chance to make a pilgrimage to Spain to follow in the footsteps of St. Ignatius?  After all, Ignatius is the founder of the Jesuits and I have been … Continue reading

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Pomp and Circumstance – A Reflection on Graduations

By Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH Last week I and other members of my high school graduation class of 1962 served as honorary marshals for this year’s graduation ceremony.   This was the first time I had returned to my high school, … Continue reading

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