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Two Missing Pieces at Formation House

Dear Associates, Friends, and Benefactors, In 2011, backed by your support and prayers, the Home Visitors of Mary purchased three acres of farm land two miles from the center of Gwagwalada, near Abudja, capitol of Nigeria.  In July 2012 with … Continue reading

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TED internet presentation by Pope Francis

Let there be no doubt that Pope Francis is a man of the 21st Century.  The Holy Father just released a TED presentation on the internet! For those who are unfamiliar with it, TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to … Continue reading

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Interview with Sr. Mary Finn

The interview of Sr. Mary Finn below appears in the Spring 2017 issue of Mosaic, the campus magazine of Sacred Heat Major Seminary.  Sr. Mary Finn has taught at the seminary for more than 50  years.  Her interview responses still … Continue reading

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Carry Easter Joy to Others

Carry the Good News of Easter Joy to Others After telling a class of small children of Jesus’ appearance to Mary Magdalene, I told them to draw the Scripture story.  One little boy drew a stick figure and two little … Continue reading

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Injuries to Sr. Elizabeth

March 23, 2017. We are sorry to inform that Sr. Elizabeth Harris suffered serious bone fractures and other injuries in being struck by a car while crossing a street in Abuja, Nigeria.  After emergency care in Abuja she was transported … Continue reading

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Tea and Art For Gods’ Sake

An overflow audience at Sisters Home Visitors of Mary convent listened in rapt attention to a lively presentation by Father J.J. Mech, Rector of the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, on February 19, 2017.   “Art for God’s Sake” was … Continue reading

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Welcoming newcomers is an Act of Love

Allen H. Vigneron, Archbishop of Detroit, issued a statement on January 28 affirming his opposition to faith-based restrictions to immigration and expressing his support for and solidarity with Muslim leaders in Southeast Michigan.  In response, the co-chair of the Imams Council … Continue reading

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