Discipleship

The Mind of the Teacher

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 09/27/2012

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time—Cycle B September 30, 2012 “Teacher, we saw someone driving out demons in your name, and we tried to prevent him because he does not follow us.” (Mark 9:38) The Mind of the Teacher “Do not prevent him…” (Mark 9:38a) How do those four words unlock the mind of the teacher, […]

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Discipleship—Daily Dying

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 09/13/2012

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time—Cycle B September 16, 2012 “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.” (Mark 8:34b) Discipleship—Daily Dying Spent as spilt water, I hang upon my daily cross Mouth gaped, Parched throat, parched tongue I cried, “O God, do not forsake me.” Like Christ, […]

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Ascension

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 05/17/2012

in Easter

Jesus said to his disciples: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the gospel to every creature.” (Mark 16:15 ) A Prayer Poem by Sister Juliemarie McDonald, SND for the Feast of the Ascension, Cycle B (Note: At the discretion of your bishop, this solemnity may be celebrated on Thursday, May 17 or on Sunday, […]

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