Posts from February 2016

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News from our Mission in Avondale, PA: Visit from St Gianna Beretta Molla’s Daughter and an Award for the Catechetical Program

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Our sisters in Avondale, Pennsylvania (Archdiocese of Philadelphia) have been serving the Hispanic community alongside Msgr. Frank Depman for twenty years.  What began as a grassroots outreach initiated by Msgr. Depman and the IHM Sisters in the early 1990’s, the “Mision Santa Maria” grew to include not only Mass in Spanish in local parishes but […]

Lent 2016: Mercy Begins at Home

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In a Lenten blog in 2014 we looked at the words of St John Chrysostom in the Office of Readings from the Liturgy of the Hours about “getting our house in order”: “Practice prayer from the beginning.  Paint your house with the colors of modesty and humility.  Make it radiant with the light of justice. […]