Humility

Dying Daily

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 03/16/2018

in Lent

Fifth Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 18, 2018 “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless the grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain; but if it dies, it produces much fruit.” (John 12:25) Dying Daily Grain of wheat, Jesus calls me to be. Ready to die daily that I […]

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Attitudes and Predispositions

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 10/21/2016

in Ordinary Time

Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time “For everyone who exults himself  will be humbled,and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.” (Lk 18: 14b) This Sunday presents for our reflection the parable of the Pharisee and a Tax Collector. Basically,Jesus wants us to think about our attitudes as we pray. Reflect upon the way we […]

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Humility – a Die Hard Virtue

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 08/25/2016

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C “For everyone who exults himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself shall be exulted.” (Lk 14:11) In the Bible the word humility appears thirty-four times. When I entered the convent the first virtue we were to examine and to live was humility. At that […]

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Waiting, Waiting, Waiting

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 08/05/2016

in Ordinary Time, Uncategorized

Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C “You also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come.” (Lk 12:40)  Advent time we wait for Jesus to arrive as our Savior. In this ordinary time we wait for Jesus to return. What are we doing in […]

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What Did You Go Out Into The Desert To See?

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/07/2016

in Feasts Celebrated on Sunday

Baptism of Jesus — Cycle C January 10, 2016 “Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way before you.”(Mt 11: 10) What Did You Go Out Into The Desert To See?   John the Baptist was a desert dweller. His was the Baptism of Repentance. Highly honored was he by […]

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First or Last

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald SND on 10/13/2015

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle B  October 18, 2015 “Grant that in your glory we may sit one at your right and the other at your left.” (Mk 10: 37) First or Last Be careful when you long to sit on left or right of the Master. Coveting the number one spot isn’t […]

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