Fortitude

Calm and Tranquility

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 04/12/2018

in Easter

Third Sunday of Easter–Cycle B April 19, 2018 “Peace be to you.” (Luke 24:36b) “Why are you troubled?” (Luke 24:38a) Calm and Tranquility Peace is like a seed that sows charity. In your peace garden, flowers of love and compassion spring up in warmth and light. Love and compassion in turn give glory to God by building […]

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Taking Heat

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 09/07/2017

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A September 10, 2017 “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.” (Matthew 18:15) Taking the Heat Persecution and Endurance Require the Spirit’s gifts of courage and fortitude. Suffering and being persecuted is not Easy. “Taking the heat” makes for martyrdom. Christ […]

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Calm and Tranquility

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/16/2015

in Easter

Third Sunday of Easter–Cycle B April 19, 2015 “Peace be to you.” (Luke 24:36b) “Why are you troubled?” (Luke 24:38a) Calm and Tranquility Peace is like a seed that sows charity. In your peace garden, flowers of love and compassion spring up in warmth and light. Love and compassion in turn give glory to God by building […]

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Taking the Heat

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 09/05/2014

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A September 7, 2014 “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.” (Matthew 18:15) Taking the Heat Persecution and Endurance Require the Spirit’s gifts of courage and fortitude. Suffering and being persecuted is not Easy. “Taking the heat” makes for martyrdom. Christ […]

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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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