Human Hungers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/31/2015

in Ordinary Time

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C August 2, 2015 “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” (John 6:35) Human Hungers “I am the bread of life.” (John 6:48) Human hungers include the whole body, mind and spirit. For what does Our […]

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Miracle Makers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/24/2015

in Ordinary Time

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C July 26, 2015 “The hand of the Lord feeds us; he answers all our needs.” (PS 145:10-11) Miracle Makers The multiplication of loaves and fish happened because of a generous, sharing little boy. Spot lighting Jesus, who is testing the faith of the disciples he asks, “Where will we […]

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A Unique Vacation Plan

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/16/2015

in Ordinary Time

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C July 19, 2015 “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” (Mark 6:31) A Unique Vacation Plan Labor exhausts us physically, spiritually and mentally. Knowing this, Jesus clarions a new call—come apart together. He will lead the tired and weary to: Green pastures, Calming waters and from […]

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Two

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/09/2015

in Ordinary Time

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C July 12, 2015 “Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two…” (Mark 6:7a) Two Jesus has two messages for us this week: Simple Lifestyle And Companionship You are sent one. “Take nothing for the journey except two things: sandals and a walking stick.” If Jesus were sending us […]

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Misjudged

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/02/2015

in Ordinary Time

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C July 5, 2015 “Is he not the carpenter, the son of Mary?…And they took offense at him.” (Mark 6:3) Misjudged Judged unjustly with no defense but Utter silence—lonely silence. Words spoken falsely, insincere words, Accusing—liar, liar! Words echoing, knocking at the walls Of sensitive, hurting conscience, Bouncing back with stinging volleying. […]

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A Sick Woman and a Dead Girl

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 06/25/2015

in Ordinary Time

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C June 28, 2015 “Who touched my clothes?” (Mark 5:30) A Sick Woman and a Dead Girl A Sick Daughter One of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus, fell at the feet of Jesus. “My little daughter is dying.” “Come and lay your hands on her.” (Mark 5:22-23) Jesus and some […]

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