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A Reflection for the Second Sunday in Advent

By Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 11: 1-10 Responsorial Psalm: 72: 1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17 Reading II: Romans 15: 4-9 Gospel: Matthew 3: 1-12 The word “hippie” came to mind as I began reading the Gospel for … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Reflection on the Mother of Jesus

By Sister M. Martha Pavelsky Is it uniquely Catholic to speak of Mary, the mother of Jesus, as “the Blessed Mother”? In what sense was she “blessed”?  I think of a French word that looks similar—blesse—but gives us more to … Continue reading

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Entry Into the Paschal Mystery – A Reflection for Palm Sunday

By Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH Mk 11:1-10 (At the procession); Is 50:4-7; Ps 22:8-19, 17-20, 23-24; Mk 14:1-72; Mk 15:1-39 Palm Sunday ushers us into Holy Week.  As we receive our palm branch and listen to the opening Gospel we … Continue reading

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