Precious Stones

May 14, 2017

In Our Lives as Sisters of The Holy Redeemer . . . This past week we celebrated in various ways the gifts of faith and service God has entrusted to our Congregation and each one individually. Each day last week we participated in prayer services in Pennsylvania and New Jersey in gratitude of all the...

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The Good Shepherd

May 7, 2017

In Our Lives as Sisters of The Holy Redeemer . . . We reflect on the abundance of life we have received from Our Redeemer this past week: On May 1st we began a month long celebration of the mission and spirituality entrusted to us as we gather for prayer services at each ministry site...

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With Us On The Journey

April 30, 2017

In Our Lives as Sisters of The Holy Redeemer . . . This past week has been all about journey! And we have had many opportunities to pause, celebrate and pray. We are grateful that God walks with us and all those whose journey we have honored these days. We said farewell to a Precious...

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See and Believe

April 16, 2017

In Our Lives as Sisters of The Holy Redeemer. . . Holy Week and Easter is an invitation for us in a particular way to return to our Charism as a religious congregation. The mission that caught us up since the founding moment is that of contemplating, living and proclaiming the Paschal Mystery. And we...

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Remain With Me

April 9, 2017

“Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God . . .emptied himself taking the form of a slave . . . he humbled himself, becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. ” (Philippians). On a number of occasions in the retelling of the Passion according to Matthew, Jesus...

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The Spirit Gives Life

April 2, 2017

In Our Lives as Sisters of The Holy Redeemer . . . For us as Sisters of the Holy Redeemer, the Paschal mystery is core to the spirituality and mission entrusted to us by the Holy Spirit. We believe that resurrection is always possible when the mess and struggles of life are embraced with God’s...

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Vision Screening

March 26, 2017

Have you ever used an eye chart for a vision screening? If so you know it requires you stand a certain distance to view letters of varying sizes with both eyes and then alternate eyes. Today’s scripture readings offer what we might consider a spiritual vision screening. From the First Reading we hear God tell...

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March 19, 2017

In Our Lives as Sisters of The Holy Redeemer . . . The Readings also connect with our spirituality as Sisters of The Holy Redeemer. Water is a meaningful symbol since the beginning of the Congregation in Niederbronn, Alsace-Lorainne France, a region abundant with springs of thermal waters that were sought out for healing. Jesus...

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Going Forth In Faith

March 12, 2017

In Our Lives as Sisters of the Holy Redeemer . . . The week began with the arrival of college students who chose to spend their Spring Break serving others. In them, we witnessed young people going forth in faith. We provided a place to stay and service sites. Each day a Sister and the...

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