Ashes

Torch Bearers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 08/11/2016

in Ordinary Time

Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C  Jesus said, “I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing.” (Lk 12:49) In his book, A Heart on Fire, James Kubicki, S.J. includes a story about Abba Lot who went to Abbot Joseph searching for a deeper love […]

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Ash Wednesday 2012

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/22/2012

in Lent

A Prayer Poem by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald for Ash Wednesday February 22, 2012 Ashes on our foreheads, Same old, same old! Give up! Candy, coke, cigarettes, Drinking, swearing, criticizing Same old, same old! Praying, fasting, almsgiving Ashes on our foreheads, Fortitude fails us, Back to the same old habits. Satan whispers, “What’s the use?” Enter […]

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