Ordinary Time

Rocking Chair Worriers

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/24/2017

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February 26, 2017 – Eigth Sunday of Ordinary Time “Don’t worry about tomorrow, tomorrow will take of itself.” {Mt. 6:34a”) Rocking Chair Worriers Sometimes we sit in a rocking chair rocking back and forth, back and fort h. Maybe minds are rocking chairs, back and forth worrying, past and future, ancient ages or futuristic fantasies, […]

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Surrender To Non-Violence

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/19/2017

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February 19, 2017 – Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time ” But I say to  you, offer no resistance to  one who is evil”   (Mt  5:39a) Surrender to Non-Violence Offer No resistance, No revenge, No retaliation. Rather, Surrender, Yield, Submit. Break bonds of violence. “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole […]

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Bullet Control Law

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/12/2017

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February 12, 2017 – Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time “You shall not kill; and whoever kills will be liable to judgment.” (Mt   5:21b) Bullet Control Law Seems many are debating the gun laws in America. But I have been hearing, “guns don’t kill; people kill!” Those words got me thinking. Gun-lovers stash their guns and […]

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Enkindling the Fire

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/15/2017

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January 16, 2017 – Second Sunday of Ordinary Time “I saw the Spirit come down like a dove from the sky and remain upon him.” (Jn 1: 32b) Enkindling the Fire Called to enkindle fire, To show God’s face in the light, To blow to flame the ash, Of a people whose tears of pain extinquish […]

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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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