Tag Archives: Lent

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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“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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How are we doing as Ambassadors for Christ?

A Reflection for Ash Wednesday by Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH A few months ago I accompanied my nephew on a campus tour geared to prospective college students. The tour was led by an upper class student who belonged to a … Continue reading

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“Create A Clean Heart in Me, O God” – A Reflection for the Fifth Sunday in Lent

By Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH Jer 31:31-34; Ps 51:3-4, 2-15; Heb 5:7-9, Jn 12:20-33 Last spring, during the Easter season, we enjoyed the beauty and fragrance of several hyacinth plants. After they had bloomed and then gradually wilted and … Continue reading

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Were You There? A Reflection for the Third Week in Lent

By Sister Natalie DeLuca, MHSH [Readings: Ex 20:1-17; Ps 19:8-11; 1 Cor 1:22-25; Jn 2:13-25] We are at the half-way mark.  Lent’s goal of deepening one’s relationship with Christ challenges each of us to answer the haunting question:  Were you … Continue reading

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LENT- A TIME FOR CREATIVE CONTEMPLATION

By Sister Agnesine Seluzicki, MHSH [Ed. note: Sister Agnesine Seluzicki went home to God on February 13, 2015. She was 95 years old and had been a member of the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart Community for 74 years. … Continue reading

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Seeing From the Heart – A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday in Lent

By Sister Natalie DeLuca, MHSH I would guess that she was about five years old.  The parish hall was filled with people eagerly awaiting the performance of the Irish dancers.  The music makers were ready to strum their guitars and … Continue reading

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