Anger

Swords into Sheaths

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/10/2014

in Lent

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion–Lent April 13, 2014 “Put your sword back into its sheath, for all who take the sword will perish by the sword.” (Matthew 26:52) Swords into Sheaths Violence begets violence. Non-violence begets non-violence. Even in his last moments of freedom Jesus commands, “Put your sword back into its sheath.” “I […]

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Baggage

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/12/2012

in Ordinary Time

“He instructed them to take nothing for the journey but a walking stick—” (Mark 6:8a) Prayer Poem for the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary  Time—Cycle B July 15, 2012 (Jesus) “began to send them out two by two…” (Mark 6:7a) No food, no sack, no money, one tunic you say, Grant me this simplicity today. I […]

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