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Do’s and Don’ts of Discipleship

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 08/10/2018

in Ordinary Time

Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time-Cycle C “Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God…” (Eph 4:30a) Do’s and Don’ts of Discipleship “I sought the Lord and he answered me…” (Ps 34: 5a) “…blessed the one who takes refuge in God.” (Ps 34: 9b)             It is written in the Prophets: ‘They shall all be taught by […]

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Mary Beyond Christmas

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 12/22/2017

in Advent

Fourth Sunday of Advent–Cycle B December 21, 2017 “Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call him Jesus.” (Luke 1:31) Mary Beyond Christmas Look beyond the Christmas cave. See Mary in her fullness of grace. Fiat “May it be done to me according to your word.” Mary, did you […]

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Lost and Found

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 03/11/2016

in Lent

Fourth Sunday of Lent — Cycle March 6, 2016 “But now we must celebrate and rejoice, because your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.” (Lk 15:32) Lost and Found “Rejoice in the Lord always.” Family members accept, love, forgive each other. That’s what families do. […]

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Arm-chair Coaches

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald. SND on 10/08/2015

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-Eight Sunday in Ordinary Time Cycle B Wisdom—“…all good things together came to me in her company, and countless riches at her hands.” (Wis 7: 11) Arm-chair Coaches  Sports announcers and TV arm chair coaches have the advantage of seeing the whole picture. I see a real resemblance to Wisdom Coaches. We depend upon Wisdom […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Discipleship

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 08/05/2015

in Ordinary Time

Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time-Cycle C “Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God…” (Eph 4:30a) Do’s and Don’ts of Discipleship “I sought the Lord and he answered me…” (Ps 34: 5a) “…blessed the one who takes refuge in God.” (Ps 34: 9b)             It is written in the Prophets: ‘They shall all be taught by […]

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Mary Beyond Christmas

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 12/18/2014

in Advent

Fourth Sunday of Advent–Cycle B December 21, 2014 “Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call him Jesus.” (Luke 1:31) Mary Beyond Christmas Look beyond the Christmas cave. See Mary in her fullness of grace. Fiat “May it be done to me according to your word.” Mary, did you […]

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