Sheep or Goats

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 11/20/2014

in Ordinary Time

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe–Cycle A November 23, 2014 “Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” (Matthew 25:34) Sheep or Goats Left or right—goats or sheep, Left or right—dishonorable or honorable, Is the message of the […]

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Talents, Risk Taking, and Change

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 11/13/2014

in Ordinary Time

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A November 16, 2014 “For to everyone who has, more will be given and he will grow rich…” (Matthew 25:29a) Talents, Risk Taking, and Change There are talents and then there are talents. Talents can be coins—talents can be a gift, genius or knack. What then is the message in […]

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Keepers of Promises

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 11/06/2014

in Ordinary Time

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome–Cycle A November 9, 2014 “I shall raise him on the last day.” (John 6:40b) Keepers of Promises “I promise,” is often said, yet not always kept. Do I keep the promises I make? “Well, not all the time; you see sometimes I forget.” This is […]

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Selfies

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 10/30/2014

in Ordinary Time

The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls)–Cycle A November 2, 2014 “All their works are performed to be seen…” (Matthew 23:5a) Selfies Imagine, if you would, cameras and a Power Point program available in Jesus’ name. Let your imagine run wild! See a Pharisee with a camera in his hand as he goes […]

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Revisiting “The Peace Prayer”

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 10/23/2014

in Ordinary Time

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A October 26, 2014 “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind… You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:37, 39) Revisiting “The Peace Prayer” Bringing peace to yourself and to the world begins with you. All are […]

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Hypocrites

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 10/16/2014

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A October 19, 2014 Hypocrites Flattery got them nowhere. Though the Pharisees honored Jesus with their words, their hearts were closed to his words of wisdom. You are a truthful man. You teach truth. You are not concerned about other’s opinions. You find no meaning in the status-quo. Beware of […]

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