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Christmas Blessings!

A Reflection for Christmas by Sister Loretta Cornell, MHSH President The Shepherds said to one another, “Let us go then to Bethlehem to see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” So they … Continue reading

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We Stood Together on September 11

A Reflection on September 11, 2001 By Fr. Paul Wierichs, C.P., who was a chaplain in the New York Office of the FBI on that date. Everyone remembers, and will probably always remember, exactly where they were and what they were … Continue reading

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GREAT SOULS – A reflection on the death of Maya Angelou

By The Rev. F. M. “Buddy” Stallings, Rector, St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York City* Maya Angelou died this week. Over the years, I have read her work and heard her rich, sonorous voice at various events, never once failing to … Continue reading

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Rooting for the Underdog

A Reflection by Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH Bulbs.  No, not the electric kind, the flower kind.  People give them as gifts at Christmas:  amaryllis, tulip, paperwhite.  I was given a little net bag of exceedingly unpromising-looking paperwhite bulbs a … Continue reading

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Living in Hope – A Reflection for the 4th Sunday of Advent

By Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH It’s almost Christmas!  There are just a few more days now.  Are you ready? What exactly is it that you are preparing for?   Is it the big family dinner, opening all the presents, and, oh … Continue reading

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“THANK YOU, GOD, FOR EVERYTHING”

By Dejene Regassa Dejene (“DJ”) Regassa, age 24, is an Ethiopian who requested political asylum in the United States in 2010.  He is a world class long-distance runner who competed in six events in the U.S. before seeking asylum. He … Continue reading

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A Reflection for Holy Week

By Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH The Paschal mystery?  We live it daily, dying and rising in every dimension of our lives.  That’s hard enough.  Even more difficult is watching others struggle through the process.  How can they go on, … Continue reading

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