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Merry Christmas from HLI!

Tomorrow we will celebrate the Nativity of the Lord, a truly holy day that is certainly filled with much sentiment for children and adults of all ages, but whose meaning comes from a Child, a newborn Baby. With eagerness we wait for Christmas and ready ourselves with joyful anticipation, counting [...]

By |2019-11-15T17:14:48-05:00December 24th, 2015|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: |

Accomplishing Great Things: A Christmas Message

Saint Mother Teresa’s proclivity for evoking quotes of spiritual genius offers timeless inspiration. Such the humble icon was Mother Teresa that, in all the good she said and all the good she did, it was her faithful and trusting disposition that led her to accomplish great things for His glory: [...]

By |2020-10-10T13:06:18-04:00December 23rd, 2014|Categories: News and Commentary, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , |
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The Nativity Scene Opens Our Hearts to the Mystery of Life

Tradition teaches that Saint Francis of Assisi set up the first Nativity scene in order to inspire and encourage a greater appreciation of the wonders of the first Christmas. The year was 1223, and Francis created the scene in a cave outside Greccio, Italy featuring a wax figure of the [...]

By |2019-11-20T17:02:38-05:00December 20th, 2013|Categories: News and Commentary, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , |