Change

Weathering Soul Storms

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 06/22/2018

in Ordinary Time

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C June 24, 2018 “Teacher do you not care that we are perishing?” “Why are you terrified?” (Mark 4:38b, 4:40) Weathering Soul Storms   What or who is terrifying you? In the chaotic days of our soul storms, many things or persons bring fear to us. Fear of: God, death, failure, […]

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Cleaning Up Our Temple

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 03/02/2018

in Lent

Third Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 4, 2018 “Many began to believe in his name when they saw the signs he was doing. But Jesus would not trust to them because he knew them all, and did not need anyone to testify about human nature. He himself understood it well.” (John 2:23-25) Cleaning Up Our Temple […]

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Transfiguration Means Change

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 02/23/2018

in Lent

Second Sunday of Lent–Cycle B   February 25, 2018 “And his clothes became dazzling white…” (Mark 9:3) Transfiguration Means Change It is time to: Renew, renovate, refurbish, modernize, streamline, bring up to date, revamp, recast, revise, rehash, refresh, reinvigorate, rejuvenate, restore, resurrect, innovate. Old: is known like the back of your hand, is as comfortable […]

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Newness

by webadmin on 04/21/2016

in Easter

Fifth Sunday of Easter April 24, 2016 “A new commandment I give you; Love one another as I have loved you.”                                                                                                                         (Jn 13:34) Newness New converts, New heaven and a new earth, And a New commandment, Become the theme of today’s Gospel readings. If the new comes in, the old usually goes out, yet […]

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Weathering Soul Storms

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 06/18/2015

in Ordinary Time

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C June 21, 2015 “Teacher do you not care that we are perishing?” “Why are you terrified?” (Mark 4:38b, 4:40) Weathering Soul Storms   What or who is terrifying you? In the chaotic days of our soul storms, many things or persons bring fear to us. Fear of: God, death, failure, […]

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Two Warriors’ Tendency

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 05/14/2015

in Easter

Ascension–Cycle B May 17, 2015 “Beloved, if God so loved us, we also must love one another.” (John 4:1a) Two Warriors’ Tendency Change is mighty and powerful. Throughout the ages, Sages have philosophized about changing systems to improve the world: Herbert Marcuse, Marx, Freud, and Habermas to name a few. Humans primarily have two tendencies: Creating […]

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