RMC Reflections

Reflections in Ministry- Saying ‘Yes’ to the Journey

February 27, 2018

My whole life I’ve desired to live in the United States of America for one year. I was fascinated by the idea of living in such a big country with a variety of cities and landscapes. I was also interested in learning about the American way of life. So, when I found out about the...

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Reflections in Ministry- Trusting in the Process

November 1, 2016

As a recent college graduate from Atlanta, I had no idea what to expect from this experience working for Comprehensive Breast Care Surgeons and Holy Redeemer Hospital. Frankly, if you had told me I would be living and working in Philadelphia with two people I have never met, in a home sponsored by an order...

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RMC Closing Reflection….Ashley Pickert

July 20, 2016

On Monday, Ashley made the transition from RMC volunteer to RMC alum with the Closing Liturgy. During the Liturgy, we were privileged to hear Ashley’s reflection on her experience: When I begin to think about how God has worked in my life, I am truly amazed. Taking a ‘gap year’ was not in my plan....

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RMC Alumni Reflection….Mary Clare Weiner

January 19, 2016

RMC Alumni Mary Clare Weiner (2014-15) shares her reflections on 2015 with us. Mary Clare currently works as a nurse in North Carolina. As a new year starts, I reflect on the twists, turns and sprinklings of grace that have been my past year. I moved back from Philadelphia at the end of July and...

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Closing Reflection…Sara McNary

July 31, 2015

A couple of weeks ago I went over to my nightstand drawer and took out my reflection from the beginning of my RMC year. At the beginning of this year-long volunteer program, I read a reflection in which I asked God to teach me more about myself as His disciple. I asked Him to guide...

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End of the Year Reflection… Kelly LeDoux

June 15, 2015

On June 14th, the RMC’s, Sisters of the Holy Redeemer and friends said farewell to RMC volunteer Kelly as she departed to begin her journey with a Physician Assistant Program.  Kelly shares her reflection on her experience with the program: In a few short weeks I will be cleaning up my room, saying goodbyes and...

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RMC Reflection…Jenna (RMC 2013-2014)

July 31, 2014

Looking back to the very beginning, I think about orientation, and meeting the other RMC’s for the first time. During orientation, we learned about the mission of the Health System, and how Care Comfort and Heal play a role in that mission. As I moved into my ministry sites, I always tried to keep those...

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RMC Reflection…Helen (RMC 2012-2013)

July 23, 2013

I’ve learned so much this year: things that cannot be easily quantified, tallied or listed on a résumé. I’ve learned about work, about faith, about friendship, about truth, about happiness, about illness, about suffering, about death, about love, and about life. I can tell you that the words Care, Comfort, and Heal have a much...

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