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Las Posadas

By Sister Sonia-Marie Fernández, MHSH In Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and some parts of Central America, a wonderful Christmas tradition—“Las Posadas”—is celebrated during the nine days before Christmas. The name “Las Posadas” literally means “the inns, shelter, or lodgings.” It … Continue reading >


“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 >


“What is God trying to say to us in our busy lives? Be patient! Learn to wait—for each other, for love, for happiness, for God!”**

**Title quote from Carlo Corretto, Letters from the Desert A Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent by Sr. Donna Fannon, MHSH Certainly the thoughts of Carlo Corretto are underscored in the readings for this Second Sunday of Advent. Isaiah … Continue reading >


Spiritual Reflections
“LORD, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure. The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance. I will praise the LORD, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me. I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.”

- Psalm 16:5-8
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