Easter

Breath of God

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 05/21/2015

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Pentecost–Cycle B May 24, 2015 “Jesus breathed on them and said, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit…the Spirit of truth, will guide you to all truth.’” (John 20:22b) Breath of God Child of God, breath of God, disciples of God are we. Baptism and Confirmation commission us to serve God and to serve others. Today, we will […]

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Two Warriors’ Tendency

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 05/14/2015

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Ascension–Cycle B May 17, 2015 “Beloved, if God so loved us, we also must love one another.” (John 4:1a) Two Warriors’ Tendency Change is mighty and powerful. Throughout the ages, Sages have philosophized about changing systems to improve the world: Herbert Marcuse, Marx, Freud, and Habermas to name a few. Humans primarily have two tendencies: Creating […]

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Chosen Friend

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 05/07/2015

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Sixth Sunday of Easter–Cycle B May 10, 2015 “I have called you friends, because I have told you everything I have heard from the Father.” (John 15:15b) Chosen Friend “God Almighty has set in motion the laws that bond one person to another and groups of people to each other. He invented friendship and has set […]

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Fruit Baskets for the Lord

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

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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

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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

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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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