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Shadows and Sonshine

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 03/09/2018

in Lent

Fourth Sunday Lent, Cycle B March 11, 2018 “But whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be clearly seen as done by God.” (John 3:21) Sunlight creates shadows. Lent is a time of soul searching and Stumbling in the shadows. Our lives are lived in a boxing ring, Ducking […]

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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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First or Last

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald SND on 10/13/2015

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle B  October 18, 2015 “Grant that in your glory we may sit one at your right and the other at your left.” (Mk 10: 37) First or Last Be careful when you long to sit on left or right of the Master. Coveting the number one spot isn’t […]

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Shadows and Sunshine

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 03/12/2015

in Lent

Fourth Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 15, 2015 “But whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be clearly seen as done by God.” (John 3:21) Shadows and Sunshine Sunlight creates shadows. Lent is a time of soul searching and stumbling in the shadows. Our lives are lived in a boxing […]

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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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The Other Side

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 09/02/2014

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A August 31, 2014 “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.” (Matthew 16:24) The Other Side I came upon a mountain, I climbed its dizzy heights, There standing on the mountain, Like an eagle winged in flight, Stood a cross, a lonely […]

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