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A Reflection for the 6th Sunday in Lent

By Sister Dolores Glick, MHSH As our Lenten Journey continues on this Palm/Passion Sunday, we look back to the beginning of our journey—the promises and resolutions we made on Ash Wednesday (almost like our New Year’s resolutions). We promised to … Continue reading

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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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Pope Francis’ Address to Congress: Entering into Dialogue

  Pope Francis’ address to the joint session of Congress was an historical milestone.  His message, not surprisingly, called on Congress and all Americans to be beacons of light and hope, especially for the poor, the elderly, the immigrant, the … Continue reading

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Experiencing God

A Reflection by Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH Isn’t this a wonderful statement from Pope Francis’ Encyclical “Laudato Si”?  When I came upon it I was struck by the many wonderful ways God uses to communicate to us, and how God … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Encyclical 2015

“Laudato Si” This video was released on YouTube by the Vatican on June 18, 2015, the date that the Encyclical on the Environment was issued.   The captions are in Italian, English and Spanish. Este video fue publicado en YouTube … 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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“Never have we so hurt and mistreated our common home as we have in the last 200 years.”

–Pope Francis, Encyclical Letter on Ecology, “Laudato Si” (Praised Be) The following are excerpts from Laudato Si, prepared by the Catholic Climate Covenant, in Washington, DC., and published on June 18, 2015. These are the first four sections of the … Continue reading

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