Discernment

A Soul’s Deep Waters

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/05/2016

in Ordinary Time

Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C February 7, 2015 “Put out into deep waters and lower your nets for a catch.” (Lk 5: 4b) A Soul’s Deep Waters Jesus is calling each of us to be a fisherwoman, or a fisherman. Never fished? This Lent let us try to plunge into the deep […]

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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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Hypocrites

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 10/16/2014

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A October 19, 2014 Hypocrites Flattery got them nowhere. Though the Pharisees honored Jesus with their words, their hearts were closed to his words of wisdom. You are a truthful man. You teach truth. You are not concerned about other’s opinions. You find no meaning in the status-quo. Beware of […]

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A Light of Revelation

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 01/30/2014

in Ordinary Time

The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord–Cycle A February 2, 2014 “…a LIGHT for revelation to the Gentiles and glory for your people Israel.” (Luke 2:32) A Light of Revelation Baptism consecrated us to be light, to be the face of Jesus. We know light gives warmth; it also burns. Temperatures must be just […]

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