Ordinary Time

W.W.J.D.

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 01/29/2015

in Ordinary Time

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 1, 2015 “Everyone is looking for you.” (Mark 1:37) W.W.J.D. What would Jesus do in the circumstances of his daily life? We find the answer in Mark’s gospel. The mother-in-law of Peter was sick with a fever. What would Jesus do? With great compassion and love, Jesus cured her. […]

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Going Fishing

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 01/22/2015

in Ordinary Time

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time January 25, 2015 “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” (Mark 1:17b) Going Fishing What can fishing teach us about Evangelization? Lots. Let’s Learn. There are many types of fish in different oceans, lakes and seas. Not only is there a variety of fish, each person on […]

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R.S.V.P.

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 01/15/2015

in Ordinary Time

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time January 18, 2015 “Come and you will see.” (John 1:38b) R.S.V.P. Dear Friends, You are cordially invited to attend the King’s Banquet. Christ the King Hear ye, hear ye, You are invited. Please respond. How many times the King has sent this invitation to you in surprises and disguises! Which […]

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A Call to Repentance

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 01/08/2015

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The Baptism and the Lord–Ordinary Time January 11, 2015 “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.” (Mark 1:11) A Call to Repentance With John the Baptist we wonder, “Why?” Why would the Son of God ask John for the Baptism of Repentance? Since Baptism of the Spirit unites humanity to God, […]

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Sheep or Goats

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 11/20/2014

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The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe–Cycle A November 23, 2014 “Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” (Matthew 25:34) Sheep or Goats Left or right—goats or sheep, Left or right—dishonorable or honorable, Is the message of the […]

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Talents, Risk Taking, and Change

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 11/13/2014

in Ordinary Time

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A November 16, 2014 “For to everyone who has, more will be given and he will grow rich…” (Matthew 25:29a) Talents, Risk Taking, and Change There are talents and then there are talents. Talents can be coins—talents can be a gift, genius or knack. What then is the message in […]

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