Deaf

Deaf and Mute

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 09/07/2018

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time Cycle-B Blog “Ephphatha!” (that is, “Be opened”) (Mk 7:34b)   Deaf and Mute Do you ever wish to be deaf to the noises of the world? Bombs bursting in air, Shells whizzing past your ear, Politicians making promises they don’t intend to keep, Cries of the hungry. Noise breaks sound […]

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Promises Kept

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald SND. on 10/29/2015

in Ordinary Time

Thirty Second Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle B “Amen, I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all other contributors to the treasury. For they have all contributed from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has contributed all she had, her whole livelihood.”  (Mk 12: 43-44) November 1, 2015 […]

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Deaf and Mute

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 09/01/2015

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time Cycle-B Blog “Ephphatha!” (that is, “Be opened”) (Mk 7:34b)   Deaf and Mute Do you ever wish to be deaf to the noises of the world? Bombs bursting in air, Shells whizzing past your ear, Politicians making promises they don’t intend to keep, Cries of the hungry. Noise breaks sound […]

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Openness

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 09/06/2012

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time—Cycle B September 9, 2012 “Ephphatha” (that is, “Be opened!”) (Mark 7:34b) Openness Each person lives with their own impediments. Perhaps our vision doesn’t look beyond our own noses. Maybe we are deaf to the calls of those in need. Be opened to the Spirit in passive surrendering. Give the Lord […]

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