Cleaning Up Our Temple

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 03/05/2015

in Lent

Third Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 8, 2015 “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 02/26/2015

in Lent

Second Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 1, 2015 “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 as […]

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Catcher of Tears

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 12/05/2013

in Advent

Second Sunday of Advent–Cycle A December 8, 2013 “Produce good fruit as evidence of your repentance.” (Matthew 3:8) Catcher of Tears Broken, wounded, unhealed, yet I Resist your call to grace and growth. “Some Other time, God. Not now! Let me weep.” Kind God, catcher of my tears, when I pleaded with you, “Enough, enough! […]

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A Voice—the Word

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 06/21/2012

in Feasts Celebrated on Sunday

He [Zechariah] asked for a tablet and wrote, “John is his name, and all were amazed.”   (Luke 1: 63) A Prayer Poem by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND for the Feast of the Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist June 24, 2012 Once meeting in their mother’s wombs, Now meeting at the waters […]

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