Blessings

A Blindfold Belief

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 03/30/2018

in Easter

The Resurrection of the Lord–Cycle B April 1, 2018 “Jesus said, ‘So, you believe because you’ve seen with your own eyes. Even better blessings are in store for those who believe without seeing.’” (John 20:29) A Blindfold Belief Have you ever taken a blindfold walk? Someone takes your hand and leads you. You put your life in […]

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Signs and Wonders

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 11/10/2016

in Ordinary Time

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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Utter Chaotic Clutter

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/29/2016

in Ordinary Time

18th Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C “There was a rich man whose land produced a bountiful harvest. He asked himself, what shall I do, for I do not have space to store my harvest?” (Lk 12:17) Readings for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time contain different phrases that caught my attention.  Reading 1 […]

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A Blindfold Belief

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/02/2015

in Easter

The Resurrection of the Lord–Cycle B April 5, 2015 “Jesus said, ‘So, you believe because you’ve seen with your own eyes. Even better blessings are in store for those who believe without seeing.’” (John 20:29) A Blindfold Belief Have you ever taken a blindfold walk? Someone takes your hand and leads you. You put your life in […]

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Burden or Blessing

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/03/2014

in Ordinary Time

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A July 6, 2014 “My yoke is easy and my burden light.” (Matthew 11:30b) Burden or Blessing Not many would consider burdens as blessings, at least not at first. All carry burdens like beasts of burdens carry them. No one is exempt. We are all a “yoked humanity.” Oxen can […]

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