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“I Rejoice Heartily in the Lord”

A Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent By Marilyn Dunphy, MHSH Readings: Isaiah 61: 1-2a, 10-11 Luke 1: 46-48, 49-50, 53-54 Thess. 5:16-24 Jn. 1: 6-8, 19-28 The Church designates the third Sunday of Advent “Gaudete” Sunday. Gaudete is … Continue reading

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Gifts from God – A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

By Sister Joanne Frey, MHSH We are now a new creation*.  Is your spirit rejoicing in the Risen Christ? His gifts are coming in such quantity that I’m placing them in special packets labeled with his message reworded to fit … Continue reading

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As a New Year Begins…

…Consider the following verses by Howard W. Hunter: This year— Mend a quarrel.  Seek out a forgotten friend. Dismiss suspicion and replace it with trust. Write a love letter.  Share some treasure. Give a soft answer.  Encourage youth. Manifest your … Continue reading

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SIGNS and WONDER-A Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent

By Sister Marilyn Dunphy, MHSH Readings: Jer. 33:14-16 Ps. 25:4-5, 8-9, 10, 14 Thes. 3:12-4:2 Lk.21:25-28, 34-36 “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on earth nations will be in disarray, perplexed by the … Continue reading

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Entry Into the Paschal Mystery – A Reflection for Palm Sunday

By Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH Mk 11:1-10 (At the procession); Is 50:4-7; Ps 22:8-19, 17-20, 23-24; Mk 14:1-72; Mk 15:1-39 Palm Sunday ushers us into Holy Week.  As we receive our palm branch and listen to the opening Gospel we … Continue reading

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A Sacred Time – A Reflection for the First Sunday of Lent

By Marilyn Dunphy, MHSH [Readings: Genesis 9: 8-15; Ps. 25: 4-5, 6-7, 8-9; 1 Peter 3: 18-22; Mark 1: 12-15] As you contemplate the season of Lent, you might consider reflecting on its meaning to you now as well as … Continue reading

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: Day 7 Prayer and Reflection

Day 7: Changed by the Good Shepherd. Scripture 1 Samuel 2:1-10, Not by might does one prevail. Psalm 23, You are there with your rod and your staff. Ephesians 6:10-20, Be strong in the Lord. John 21:15-19, Feed my sheep. … Continue reading

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