Tag Archives: Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart

Becoming Bearers of God

A Reflection for Christmas By Sr. Elizabeth Langmead, MHSH President Meister Eckhart (1260-1327) was a German mystic, theologian and philosopher.  He was a member of the Dominican order.  He spoke of the Feast of Christmas and the Eternal Birth borne … Continue reading

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2017 Advent Day of Prayer

On Saturday, December 2, approximately 70 people convened at the Mission Helper Center for the annual Advent Day of Prayer.  Facilitated this year by Sr. Mary Therese White, OSF, the theme was “The Radiance of Christmas: Celebrating Christ’s Light Within … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Thanksgiving

    [Background: The Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart are one of eight women’s religious communities who collaborate to support Asylee Women Enterprise (AWE), a non-profit organization that assists women asylum seekers as they build new lives in the United States.  The … Continue reading

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Celebrating our Jubilarians – Part II

At our annual congregational meeting in June, Mission Helpers celebrated seven Jubilarians.  Ranging from 25 years through 75 years, collectively these Sisters have dedicated 375 joyful years of service to the people of God.  Last week we profiled four Jubilarians. … Continue reading

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Mission Helpers Celebrate Our Jubilarians!

Part 1 of 2 At the annual gathering of the congregation in June, the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart celebrated the jubilees of seven Sisters.  Ranging from 25 years through 75 years, collectively these women have devoted 375 years in  joyful service to … Continue reading

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Begin Your Journey to Jerusalem – A Reflection for Lent by Sister Natalie DeLuca, MHSH

“TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE”                                                           … Continue reading

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“It’s For Us!” An Epiphany Reflection by Sr. M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH

“Hurry up and wait” isn’t just a sarcastic Army slogan.  We do it often when going to doctors’ offices, and for our Sisters, it seems like it is the standard practice at the podiatrist’s office.  So I was not surprised … Continue reading

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A Reflection for Christmas 2016

By Sister Elizabeth Langmead, MHSH President Readings: Isaiah 52:7-10; Psalm 98:1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6 ; Hebrews 1:1-6; John 1:1-18 God comes among us in total helplessness, dependency and all the ends of the earth will behold the salvation of our … Continue reading

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A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent

By Sister Natalie DeLuca, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 7:10-14 Responsorial Psalm: 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Reading II: Romans 1:1-7 Gospel: Matthew 1:18-24 The time is near. Our celebration of Christmas 2016 is now just days away. Are you ready? Have you made … Continue reading

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Jesus Blessed History

A Reflection for the Third Week of Advent by Sr. Donna Fannon, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 35:1-6A, 10 Psalm Response: Psalm 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10 Reading II: James 5:7-10 Gospel: Matthew 11:2-11 On Saturday of this Third Week of Advent the Gospel is taken from … Continue reading

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