Feasts Celebrated on Sunday

Dancing into a New Year

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 12/30/2016

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New Years Day Dancing into the New Year It is time to make and break those New Year’s Resolutions. For the life of me, I could not create a poem and this reflection has come from ruminating about the lessons we can learn from a construction company at work. It was blizzard-like weather outside, yet […]

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A King and a Kingdom

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 11/18/2016

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Feast of Christ Our King “Above him there was an inscription that read, ‘This is the King of the Jews.’” {Lk 23:38} A King and a Kingdom Jesus was an exception to the norms of earthly Kings. …No crown, …No palace, servants or armies, …No place on earth to govern. Jesus was also an exception […]

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Three in One

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 05/24/2016

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Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Sunday — Cycle C May 22, 2016 “Holy Spirit, come and live in us; renew your people and all creation, Alleluia.” (Psalm 114) Three in One Mysterious are you, Holy Trinity. Revealed in acts of creation, redemption and inspiration, Abba, Father, Word made flesh, Spirit Breath of God, I […]

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What Did You Go Out Into The Desert To See?

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/07/2016

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Baptism of Jesus — Cycle C January 10, 2016 “Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way before you.”(Mt 11: 10) What Did You Go Out Into The Desert To See?   John the Baptist was a desert dweller. His was the Baptism of Repentance. Highly honored was he by […]

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Reflection on My Treasure Chest

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 12/30/2015

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Feast of Epiphany — Cycle C January 3, 2015 “Then they opened their treasures of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.”(Mt 2: 11b)    Reflection on My Treasure Chest          What is in your Treasure Chest? I suspect it won’t be Gold, frankincense or myrrh. I also suspect that you might have three treasures of […]

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Lost Children

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 12/28/2015

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Feast of the Holy Family — Cycle C December 27, 2015 “…they returned to Galilee, to their own town of Nazareth. The child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom; and the favor of God was upon him.” (Lk 2:39b-40) Lost Children    Joseph, Protector and Provider of Mary and Jesus, Teacher of a trade for Jesus, […]

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