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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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ANTICIPATING EASTER – A Holy Week Reflection

By Sr. Donna Fannon, MHSH What are you doing this Saturday?           Are you filling Easter Baskets?                    …planning the Easter meal?                              …decorating the Church?                                       …cleaning the house? Is there any time left for quiet reflection on … 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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“Lent is no fun…” A Reflection for the Second Sunday of Lent by Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH

I have never liked Lent.  Where I come from, it’s a season of mountains of dirty snow obscuring every intersection, making just crossing a street a death-defying drama. Even getting on or off a city bus was fraught, as the … Continue reading

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Day 8: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Day 8, Hearts Burning for Unity Scripture Isaiah 52:7-9, How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger who announces peace, who brings good news. Psalm 30, You have turned my mourning into dancing. Colossians 1:27-29, How great among the Gentiles are … 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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Pope Francis Encyclical 2015

“Laudato Si” This video was released on YouTube by the Vatican on June 18, 2015, the date that the Encyclical on the Environment was issued.   The captions are in Italian, English and Spanish. Este video fue publicado en YouTube … Continue reading

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