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Weeds and Wheat

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 07/21/2017

in Ordinary Time

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A July 23, 2017 “While everyone was asleep his enemy came and sowed weeds all through the wheat, and then went off.” (Matthew 13:25)    Weeds and Wheat Usually, we close our eyes and sleep when the sun goes down bringing darkness. There are other kinds of darkness. “I haven’t got […]

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Paradoxical Godhead

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 06/09/2017

in Ordinary Time

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity–Cycle A June 11, 2017 “God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16) Paradoxical Godhead (This poem is created from a reflection on the Trinity by Gregory Nazianzen (329-389) found in […]

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Lost and Found

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 03/11/2016

in Lent

Fourth Sunday of Lent — Cycle March 6, 2016 “But now we must celebrate and rejoice, because your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.” (Lk 15:32) Lost and Found “Rejoice in the Lord always.” Family members accept, love, forgive each other. That’s what families do. […]

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A Call to Repentance

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 01/08/2015

in Ordinary Time

The Baptism and the Lord–Ordinary Time January 11, 2015 “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.” (Mark 1:11) A Call to Repentance With John the Baptist we wonder, “Why?” Why would the Son of God ask John for the Baptism of Repentance? Since Baptism of the Spirit unites humanity to God, […]

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Weeds and Wheat

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/18/2014

in Ordinary Time

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A July 20, 2014 “While everyone was asleep his enemy came and sowed weeds all through the wheat, and then went off.” (Matthew 13:25)     Weeds and Wheat Usually, we close our eyes and sleep when the sun goes down bringing darkness. There are other kinds of darkness. “I haven’t got […]

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Paradoxical Godhead

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 06/12/2014

in Ordinary Time

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity–Cycle A June 15, 2014 “God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16) Paradoxical Godhead (This poem is created from a reflection on the Trinity by Gregory Nazianzen (329-389) found in […]

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