Death

Rocking Chair Worriers

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/24/2017

in Ordinary Time

February 26, 2017 – Eigth Sunday of Ordinary Time “Don’t worry about tomorrow, tomorrow will take of itself.” {Mt. 6:34a”) Rocking Chair Worriers Sometimes we sit in a rocking chair rocking back and forth, back and fort h. Maybe minds are rocking chairs, back and forth worrying, past and future, ancient ages or futuristic fantasies, […]

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We Stop Breathing

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 11/04/2016

in Ordinary Time

Thirty Second Sunday of Ordinary Time “…he is not God of the dead, but of the living for to him all are alive.” (Lk 20: 38) Throughout the ages humans have wrestled with the question of death and after life. Some of the conclusions believed there was no after life. Egyptians believed so they mummified […]

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The Apple Tree

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 06/03/2016

in Ordinary Time

Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C June 5, 2016 “Young man, I tell you, arise!” (Lk  7:14b) The Apple Tree Yesterday, I walked a ways with the weightedness of carrying the world’s worries on my shoulders. Down the drive, past the stone fence, up the hill I walked. Weighted worlds had worked their […]

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Joy to the World

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/17/2014

in Easter

The Resurrection of the Lord–Easter  April 20, 2014 Joy to the World Joy to the world Rang out at the end of Advent For the Lord had come. Joy to the world Rings out once more For the Lord has risen! Both seasons, Advent and Lent Called us to patience and waiting. Hope filled our […]

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Rocking Chair Worriers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/27/2014

in Ordinary Time

Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A March 2, 2014 “Don’t worry about tomorrow, tomorrow will take care of itself.” (Matthew 6:34a) Rocking Chair Worriers Sometimes we sit in a rocking chair rocking back and forth, back and forth. Maybe minds are rocking chairs, back and forth worrying, past and future, ancient ages or futuristic fantasies, […]

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Awakenings and Risings

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/08/2012

in Easter

They have taken the Lord from the tomb, and we don’t know where they put him. John 20:13b Prayer Poem by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND for Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012

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