Rejecting or Accepting

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 03/26/2015

in Lent

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion–Cycle B March 29, 2015 “You are my beloved. My favor rests on you.” (Luke 3:22) Rejecting or Accepting Lord, may I never lose the truth of who I am. I am created because of love. I am given unconditional love. This is the truth of who I am. Lord, […]

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Dying Daily

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 03/19/2015

in Lent

Fifth Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 22, 2015 “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless the grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain; but if it dies, it produces much fruit.” (John 12:25) Dying Daily Grain of wheat, Jesus calls me to be. Ready to die daily that I […]

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Shadows and Sunshine

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 03/12/2015

in Lent

Fourth Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 15, 2015 “But whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be clearly seen as done by God.” (John 3:21) Shadows and Sunshine Sunlight creates shadows. Lent is a time of soul searching and stumbling in the shadows. Our lives are lived in a boxing […]

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Cleaning Up Our Temple

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 03/05/2015

in Lent

Third Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 8, 2015 “Many began to believe in his name when they saw the signs he was doing. But Jesus would not trust to them because he knew them all, and did not need anyone to testify about human nature. He himself understood it well.” (John 2:23-25) Cleaning Up Our Temple […]

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Transfiguration Means Change

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/26/2015

in Lent

Second Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 1, 2015 “And his clothes became dazzling white…” (Mark 9:3) Transfiguration Means Change It is time to: Renew, renovate, refurbish, modernize, streamline, bring up to date, revamp, recast, revise, rehash, refresh, reinvigorate, rejuvenate, restore, resurrect, innovate. Old: is known like the back of your hand, is as comfortable as […]

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Welcome to the Wilderness

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/19/2015

in Lent

First Sunday of Lent–Cycle B February 22, 2015 “He was in the wilderness…tempted by Satan; and he was with the wild beasts; and the angels waited on him.” (Mark 1:12-13) Welcome to the Wilderness Wilderness is a school for discernment. In silence, we silent our outer and inner voices to welcome the voices of Spirit […]

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