Judgment

Misjudged

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 07/05/2018

in Ordinary Time

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C July 8, 2018 “Is he not the carpenter, the son of Mary?…And they took offense at him.” (Mark 6:3) Misjudged Judged unjustly with no defense but Utter silence—lonely silence. Words spoken falsely, insincere words, Accusing—liar, liar! Words echoing, knocking at the walls Of sensitive, hurting conscience, Bouncing back with stinging volleying. […]

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Bullet Control Law

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/12/2017

in Ordinary Time

February 12, 2017 – Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time “You shall not kill; and whoever kills will be liable to judgment.” (Mt   5:21b) Bullet Control Law Seems many are debating the gun laws in America. But I have been hearing, “guns don’t kill; people kill!” Those words got me thinking. Gun-lovers stash their guns and […]

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The Tax Collector

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 10/28/2016

in Ordinary Time

Thirty First Sunday of Ordinary Time ”Today salvation is yours.” “For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost.” (Lk 19: 9-10) Have you ever experienced “being up tree?” Creating this acrostic poem is how I felt this week. After reading and praying for a week, and I still didn’t […]

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Misjudged

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/02/2015

in Ordinary Time

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C July 5, 2015 “Is he not the carpenter, the son of Mary?…And they took offense at him.” (Mark 6:3) Misjudged Judged unjustly with no defense but Utter silence—lonely silence. Words spoken falsely, insincere words, Accusing—liar, liar! Words echoing, knocking at the walls Of sensitive, hurting conscience, Bouncing back with stinging volleying. […]

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A Living “Eye-con” of Jesus

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/09/2015

in Easter

Second Sunday of Easter – Sunday of Divine Mercy – Cycle B April 12, 2015 “His mercy endures forever.” (Psalms 118, 20:19-31) A Living “Eye-con” of Jesus In my eyes the mystery of the Mercy shown by Jesus is incomprehensible! In fact, after pondering the hundreds of times Mercy is found in scriptures, I think I […]

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Bullet Control Law

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/13/2014

in Ordinary Time

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A February 16, 2014 “You shall not kill; and whoever kills will be liable to judgment.”  (Matthew 5:21b) Bullet Control Law Seems many are debating the gun laws in America. But I have been hearing, “guns don’t kill; people kill!” Those words got me thinking. Gun-lovers stash their guns and […]

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