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“…Your Kindness should be known to all… The Lord is near. Have no anxiety…”

A Reflection for the Third Week in Advent by Sister Natalie DeLuca, MHSH Readings: Zephaniah 3:14-18A Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:10-18 You may have read (or heard it more than once) that when Pope Francis was on his American visit, he … Continue reading

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“…Development that does not leave in its wake a better world and an integrally higher quality of life cannot be considered progress.”

                                                                     –Pope Francis, Encyclical Letter on Ecology,                                                                       “Laudato Si” (Praised Be)  Following is the third and final set of excerpts from Laudato Si, prepared by the Catholic Climate Covenant in Washington, DC, and published on June 18, 2015. … Continue reading

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“It’s amazing what a congregation of women can do!”

In celebration of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart –Excerpts from a homily given by Bishop Denis J. Madden on October 10, 2014, at a Mass marking the beginning of the Community’s … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

A Reflection by Sister Natalie DeLuca, MHSH What does non-violence, forgiveness and reconciliation mean to you? How can prayer move the “enemy”? Here is a story that Fr. Robert Hamm, S.J., told a group of Mission Helpers, illustrating the mysterious … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

–At the Mission Helpers’ Mission in Manzanita, Venezuela The annual Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, on July 16, is a major feast day in Venezuela, and especially in the 16 villages of the Buria District and its capital, … Continue reading

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Kick off Summer with a 5-Star CRAB FEAST….

Crab Feast is SOLD OUT!! Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart Annual Crab Feast. Click on the right for more information.  Mission Helpers Crab Feast 2014 #1

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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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