Easter

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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Temples of the Holy Spirit

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 05/22/2014

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Sixth Sunday of Easter–Cycle A May 25, 2014 “I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you.” (John 14:18) Temples of the Holy Spirit How many orphans do you know? Actually, the answer should be none. God, keeper of promises, will not leave us orphans. He will send us a helper, an Advocate. Advocate: […]

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Greater Things

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 05/15/2014

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Fifth Sunday of Easter–Cycle A May 18, 2014 “The person who trusts me will not only do what I’m doing, but even greater things, because I, on my way to the Father, am giving you the same work to do that I have been doing.” (The Message, E. H. Peterson, p. 1738, John 14:12) Greater Things […]

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Lost Lambs in the Land of the City

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 05/08/2014

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Fourth Sunday of Easter–Cycle A May 11, 2014 “A hired man…because he works for pay has no concern for the sheep.” (John 10:12-13) Lost Lambs in the Land of the City Did you see the lost lambs in the city? How did they get there? I guess because city folk had closed eyes and closed […]

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Walking with Strangers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 05/01/2014

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Third Sunday of Easter–Cycle A May 4, 2014 “Jesus himself drew near and walked with them.” (Luke 24:15b) Walking with Strangers Search your hearts for Truth that sets you free. Whom do you not Recognize on your Emmaus Road encounters? All are made in God’s image. Never walk past a stranger in need. Graciously grant […]

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