Fruit Baskets for the Lord

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/30/2015

in Easter

Fifth Sunday of Easter–Cycle B May 3, 2015 “Remain in me, as I remain in you.” (John 15:9b) Fruit Baskets for the Lord When do we glorify God as we daily trod the broad and narrow paths of life? The Word of God, Jesus reveals the answer in a story. We need never worry; he is […]

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The Voice

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/23/2015

in Easter

Fourth Sunday of Easter–Cycle B April 26, 2015 “He walks ahead of them, and the sheep follow him, because they recognize his voice.” (John 10:4) The Voice Do you hear voices? Of course you do…in fact you hear voices every day! Whose voice do you hear? You hear these voices and more: Mom’s, Dad’s, and […]

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Calm and Tranquility

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/16/2015

in Easter

Third Sunday of Easter–Cycle B April 19, 2015 “Peace be to you.” (Luke 24:36b) “Why are you troubled?” (Luke 24:38a) Calm and Tranquility Peace is like a seed that sows charity. In your peace garden, flowers of love and compassion spring up in warmth and light. Love and compassion in turn give glory to God by building […]

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A Living “Eye-con” of Jesus

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/09/2015

in Easter

Second Sunday of Easter – Sunday of Divine Mercy – Cycle B April 12, 2015 “His mercy endures forever.” (Psalms 118, 20:19-31) A Living “Eye-con” of Jesus In my eyes the mystery of the Mercy shown by Jesus is incomprehensible! In fact, after pondering the hundreds of times Mercy is found in scriptures, I think I […]

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A Blindfold Belief

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/02/2015

in Easter

The Resurrection of the Lord–Cycle B April 5, 2015 “Jesus said, ‘So, you believe because you’ve seen with your own eyes. Even better blessings are in store for those who believe without seeing.’” (John 20:29) A Blindfold Belief Have you ever taken a blindfold walk? Someone takes your hand and leads you. You put your life in […]

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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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