Ordinary Time

A Soul’s Deep Waters

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/05/2016

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Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C February 7, 2015 “Put out into deep waters and lower your nets for a catch.” (Lk 5: 4b) A Soul’s Deep Waters Jesus is calling each of us to be a fisherwoman, or a fisherman. Never fished? This Lent let us try to plunge into the deep […]

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Love is a Many Splendored Thing

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/28/2016

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Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C January 31, 2016 “God is love.” (1 Jn 4:8b  ) “Love is a Many Splendored Thing”     Had St. Paul known the writer of this song, he might agree with the lyricist. Paul says, “Love is patient, kind, humble, satisfied, not rude, not self-seeking, not easily angered, […]

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The Green-eyed Monster Strikes Again

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/21/2016

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Third Sunday of ordinary time — Cycle C January 24, 2016 “Today is holy to the Lord: Do not be sad, do not weep” (Neh 8: 9a) “Why Worry? Be Happy,” was written in 1988. When I reflected upon the readings of this Sunday; this hit song popped into my mind along with these themes: […]

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Moms to the Rescue

by Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/21/2016

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Second Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C January 17, 2016 “Do whatever he tells you.” (Jn 2: 5b) Moms to the Rescue I believe Moms have built-in radars. Somehow noise or quiet turns on an inward switch. It’s either “tone it down” or “what are you up to?”   Then it is “Moms to […]

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“What have you done?” (Jn 18: 35b)

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald SND. on 11/20/2015

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Solemnity of Christ the King — Cycle B November 22, 2015 “What have you done?” (Jn 18: 35b)   The Kingdom of God is… A space, A time, Is in the past and present, and is A condition. The space can be anywhere in the world, in a country, a state, a city, a parish or […]

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Words

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald SND. on 11/11/2015

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Thirtieth-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle B November 15, 2015 “Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words will not pass away.” (Mk 13: 31)                    Words “In the beginning was the Word of God, and the Word was with God.” ( Jn 1:1) “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.” […]

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