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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 >

“Independence” – A Reflection on Independence Day

By Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH “Independence.” From toddlerhood on, our children are encouraged to walk by themselves. No one with any sense tries to prevent their walking because they might fall: spills are part of the process and another … Continue reading >

The Language of the Heart – A Reflection on the Sacred Heart of Jesus

by Sister Marilyn Dunphy, MHSH This is a reprint of a letter that is circulated among the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart on the Feast Day of the Sacred Heart, June 27.  In his Spiritual Exercises, Ignatius of Loyola … 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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