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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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Giving Thanks

As we gather with family and friends around our Thanksgiving tables, we offer a reprise of this video by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB on the grace of gratitude.  Appropriate for any time during the year, it is especially fitting for … Continue reading

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“THANK YOU, GOD, FOR EVERYTHING”

By Dejene Regassa Dejene (“DJ”) Regassa, age 24, is an Ethiopian who requested political asylum in the United States in 2010.  He is a world class long-distance runner who competed in six events in the U.S. before seeking asylum. He … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Reflections

By Jessica Williamson* Thanksgiving brings to mind so many emotions, so many memories.  I think of food—and lots of it—as well as the smells of the feast being prepared, the warmth from the oven and from the many humans gathered … Continue reading

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The Blessings Come Down

Thoughts on Thanksgiving by Carolyn Rodgers, Cook* I remember the first Thanksgiving meal that I ever cooked.  My husband, who was my fiancé at the time, said that I should do the turkey because I was a cook.  I was … Continue reading

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