Easter

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

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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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A Living “Eye-con” of Jesus

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

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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

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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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Pentecost Advocate

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 06/05/2014

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Pentecost Sunday–Cycle A June 8, 2014 “And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always.” (John 15:16) Pentecost Advocate Promised Advocate descend from heaven like flames of fire. Enter our hearts and set them ablaze. Never again will you leave us orphaned. Tell us what our […]

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How Do You Pray?

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 05/29/2014

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Seventh Sunday of Easter–Cycle A June 1, 2014 “When Jesus had said this, he raised his eyes to the heaven and said,…” (John 17:1a) How Do You Pray? Tranquility Surging, seething, surface storms, Waves of  turbulence tumble downward to deep tranquility. Restlessness resting in the hushedness of the silence of the sea …heart to Heart. Sabbath […]

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