Joy

Ascension

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 05/13/2018

in Easter

“Jesus said to his disciples: Go into the whole world and proclaim the gospel to every creature.” (Mark 16:15 ) Feast of the Ascension, Cycle B

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Going Fishing

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 01/19/2018

in Ordinary Time

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time January 21, 2018 “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” (Mark 1:17b) Going Fishing What can fishing teach us about Evangelization? Lots. Let’s Learn. There are many types of fish in different oceans, lakes and seas. Not only is there a variety of fish, each person on […]

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Revisiting “The Peace Prayer”

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 10/31/2017

in Ordinary Time

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A October 29, 2017 “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind… You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:37, 39) Revisiting “The Peace Prayer” Bringing peace to yourself and to the world begins with you. All are […]

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Rocking Chair Worriers

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/24/2017

in Ordinary Time

February 26, 2017 – Eigth Sunday of Ordinary Time “Don’t worry about tomorrow, tomorrow will take of itself.” {Mt. 6:34a”) Rocking Chair Worriers Sometimes we sit in a rocking chair rocking back and forth, back and fort h. Maybe minds are rocking chairs, back and forth worrying, past and future, ancient ages or futuristic fantasies, […]

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Catcher of Tears

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 12/02/2016

in Advent

Second Sunday of Advent “Produce good fruit as evidence of your repentance.” [Mt  3:8] Catcher of Tears Broken, wounded, unhealed, yet I Resist your call to grace and growth. “Some Other time, God. Not now! Let me weep.” Kind God, catcher of my tears, when I pleaded with you, “Enough, enough! No more, Lord. Healing […]

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Resurrection Joy

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 03/23/2016

in Easter

Easter Sunday — Cycle C March 27, 2016   “This is the day the Lord has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it.” Response: [Ps 118] Resurrection Joy    Lord of laughter And joy, Unleash in me Giggles and Hee- haws. Tickle my risibilities with the good news of the gospel. Entertain me […]

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