Ordinary Time

Signs and Wonders

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 11/10/2016

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Thirty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time “When you hear of wars and insurrections, do not be terrified; for such things must happen first, but it will not immediately be the end.” (LK 21: 9) Jesus tells the people of the destruction of the Temple and the “end times” These can be the signs pointing to […]

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We Stop Breathing

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 11/04/2016

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Thirty Second Sunday of Ordinary Time “…he is not God of the dead, but of the living for to him all are alive.” (Lk 20: 38) Throughout the ages humans have wrestled with the question of death and after life. Some of the conclusions believed there was no after life. Egyptians believed so they mummified […]

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The Tax Collector

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 10/28/2016

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Thirty First Sunday of Ordinary Time ”Today salvation is yours.” “For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost.” (Lk 19: 9-10) Have you ever experienced “being up tree?” Creating this acrostic poem is how I felt this week. After reading and praying for a week, and I still didn’t […]

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Attitudes and Predispositions

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 10/21/2016

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Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time “For everyone who exults himself  will be humbled,and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.” (Lk 18: 14b) This Sunday presents for our reflection the parable of the Pharisee and a Tax Collector. Basically,Jesus wants us to think about our attitudes as we pray. Reflect upon the way we […]

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1-991-Abba (means Father)

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 10/14/2016

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Twenty-ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time “…proclaim the word; be persistent whether it is convenient or inconvenient.” (2 Timothy 4:2) Jesus tells the story of a very persistent widow, who seeks justice from a judge. The judge fears neither God nor man. However, the persistent widow wears him down through her tenacious asking for justice. Every […]

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Attitude of Gradtitude

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 10/04/2016

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Twenty-eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C Jesus replied,”Ten were made cleansed were they not? Where are the other nine?”(Lk 17: 17) When children are old enough to understand, the mother teaches them this important phrase-THANK YOU. In the Parable of the Ten Lepers, only the Samaritan remembered the early learned phrase and returned […]

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