A Soul’s Deep Waters

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/05/2016

in Ordinary Time

Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C February 7, 2015 “Put out into deep waters and lower your nets for a catch.” (Lk 5: 4b) A Soul’s Deep Waters Jesus is calling each of us to be a fisherwoman, or a fisherman. Never fished? This Lent let us try to plunge into the deep […]

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Love is a Many Splendored Thing

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/28/2016

in Ordinary Time

Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C January 31, 2016 “God is love.” (1 Jn 4:8b  ) “Love is a Many Splendored Thing”     Had St. Paul known the writer of this song, he might agree with the lyricist. Paul says, “Love is patient, kind, humble, satisfied, not rude, not self-seeking, not easily angered, […]

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The Green-eyed Monster Strikes Again

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/21/2016

in Ordinary Time

Third Sunday of ordinary time — Cycle C January 24, 2016 “Today is holy to the Lord: Do not be sad, do not weep” (Neh 8: 9a) “Why Worry? Be Happy,” was written in 1988. When I reflected upon the readings of this Sunday; this hit song popped into my mind along with these themes: […]

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Moms to the Rescue

by Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/21/2016

in Ordinary Time

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C January 17, 2016 “Do whatever he tells you.” (Jn 2: 5b) Moms to the Rescue I believe Moms have built-in radars. Somehow noise or quiet turns on an inward switch. It’s either “tone it down” or “what are you up to?”   Then it is “Moms to […]

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What Did You Go Out Into The Desert To See?

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/07/2016

in Feasts Celebrated on Sunday

Baptism of Jesus — Cycle C January 10, 2016 “Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way before you.”(Mt 11: 10) What Did You Go Out Into The Desert To See?   John the Baptist was a desert dweller. His was the Baptism of Repentance. Highly honored was he by […]

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Reflection on My Treasure Chest

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 12/30/2015

in Feasts Celebrated on Sunday

Feast of Epiphany — Cycle C January 3, 2015 “Then they opened their treasures of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.”(Mt 2: 11b)    Reflection on My Treasure Chest          What is in your Treasure Chest? I suspect it won’t be Gold, frankincense or myrrh. I also suspect that you might have three treasures of […]

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