Calm and Tranquility

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 04/12/2018

in Easter

Third Sunday of Easter–Cycle B April 19, 2018 “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 Blindfold Belief

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 03/30/2018

in Easter

The Resurrection of the Lord–Cycle B April 1, 2018 “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 03/23/2018

in Lent

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion–Cycle B March 30, 2018 “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 03/16/2018

in Lent

Fifth Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 18, 2018 “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 Sonshine

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 03/09/2018

in Lent

Fourth Sunday Lent, Cycle B March 11, 2018 “But whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be clearly seen as done by God.” (John 3:21) Sunlight creates shadows. Lent is a time of soul searching and Stumbling in the shadows. Our lives are lived in a boxing ring, Ducking […]

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Cleaning Up Our Temple

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 03/02/2018

in Lent

Third Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 4, 2018 “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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