Awareness

Revisiting “The Peace Prayer”

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 10/31/2017

in Ordinary Time

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A October 29, 2017 “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind… You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:37, 39) Revisiting “The Peace Prayer” Bringing peace to yourself and to the world begins with you. All are […]

Read More

Weeds and Wheat

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 07/21/2017

in Ordinary Time

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A July 23, 2017 “While everyone was asleep his enemy came and sowed weeds all through the wheat, and then went off.” (Matthew 13:25)    Weeds and Wheat Usually, we close our eyes and sleep when the sun goes down bringing darkness. There are other kinds of darkness. “I haven’t got […]

Read More

Temples of the Holy Spirit

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 05/19/2017

in Easter

Sixth Sunday of Easter–Cycle A May 21, 2017 “I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you.” (John 14:18) Temples of the Holy Spirit How many orphans do you know? Actually, the answer should be none. God, keeper of promises, will not leave us orphans. He will send us a helper, an Advocate. Advocate: […]

Read More

Wait-Watch-Wonder

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 11/25/2016

in Advent

First Sunday of Advent “…you must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come.” (Mt 24:44) Wait-Watch-Wonder For what do you wait? For what do you look as you wait and wonder? As you ponder these questions …Be aware, …Be alert, …Be awake. There is a longing […]

Read More

The Voice

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/23/2015

in Easter

Fourth Sunday of Easter–Cycle B April 26, 2015 “He walks ahead of them, and the sheep follow him, because they recognize his voice.” (John 10:4) The Voice Do you hear voices? Of course you do…in fact you hear voices every day! Whose voice do you hear? You hear these voices and more: Mom’s, Dad’s, and […]

Read More

Revisiting “The Peace Prayer”

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 10/23/2014

in Ordinary Time

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A October 26, 2014 “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind… You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:37, 39) Revisiting “The Peace Prayer” Bringing peace to yourself and to the world begins with you. All are […]

Read More