Fasting

Tent Dwellers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 03/13/2014

in Lent

Second Sunday of Lent–Lent March 16, 2014 “Lord, it is good that we are here. If you wish, I will make three tents here…” (Matthew 17:4a) Tent Dwellers Peter, do you remember the overwhelming moment on Mount Tabor? You made your “three tents” suggestion to Jesus. Remember? You had just experienced the Transfiguration of Jesus. […]

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Temptations—Giving-Up And Giving-In

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 03/06/2014

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First Sunday of Lent–Lent March 9, 2014 “Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.” (Matthew 4:1) Temptations—Giving-Up And Giving-In One year has past. Churches world-wide begin the Springtime of Lent. Traditionally we pray, fast and give alms. We try to give up: time, food and money. […]

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Daze in the Desert

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/23/2012

in Lent

A Prayer Poem by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald for First Sunday of Lent-Cycle B February 26, 2012 “The Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert…” (Mark 1:12)

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