Modern Day Lepers

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 02/12/2018

in Ordinary Time

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 11, 2018 “If you wish, you can make me clean.” (Matthew 8:2) Modern Day Lepers “Have you ever met a leper?” Probably not. I mean a modern day leper, like lepers of old, banished from community, to dwell apart, declaring  to anyone who neared them, “unclean, unclean.” “Sure, most of […]

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Hear–Listen–Ponder

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 01/27/2018

in Ordinary Time

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time January 29, 2018 “If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.” (Hebrews 3:15) Hear–Listen–Ponder “Constant repetition carries conviction.”(Robert Collier) Don’t just hear—Listen. Don’t just listen—ponder the message. This is a fine New Year’s resolution. What I will discover is a solution? Where? Discover solutions in the Sunday Gospels. […]

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Going Fishing

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 01/19/2018

in Ordinary Time

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time January 21, 2018 “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” (Mark 1:17b) Going Fishing What can fishing teach us about Evangelization? Lots. Let’s Learn. There are many types of fish in different oceans, lakes and seas. Not only is there a variety of fish, each person on […]

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R.S.V.P.

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 01/12/2018

in Ordinary Time

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time January 15, 2018 “Come and you will see.” (John 1:38b) R.S.V.P. Dear Friends, You are cordially invited to attend the King’s Banquet. Christ the King Hear ye, hear ye, You are invited. Please respond. How many times the King has sent this invitation to you in surprises and disguises! Which […]

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Earth’s Kingdom

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 01/06/2018

in Christmas

The Epiphany of the Lord–Christmas & Epiphany January 6, 2018 “Your Kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” (Matthew 6:10) Earth’s Kingdom Wake up, people of God. You have a Kingdom to rule. “For all of you who were baptized into Christ and have clothed yourself with Christ.” (Galatians 3:26-28) […]

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Ideal Family Life

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 12/29/2017

in Christmas

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph–Christmas & Epiphany December 31, 2017 “Whoever reveres his father will love a long life; he who obeys his father brings comfort to his mother.” (Sirach 3:1) Ideal Family Life Joseph, head of the household, Mary, heart of their home, Jesus, the obedient Son, Ideal model for families. […]

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