Lepers

Modern Day Lepers

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 02/12/2018

in Ordinary Time

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 11, 2018 “If you wish, you can make me clean.” (Matthew 8:2) Modern Day Lepers “Have you ever met a leper?” Probably not. I mean a modern day leper, like lepers of old, banished from community, to dwell apart, declaring  to anyone who neared them, “unclean, unclean.” “Sure, most of […]

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Attitude of Gradtitude

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 10/04/2016

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C Jesus replied,”Ten were made cleansed were they not? Where are the other nine?”(Lk 17: 17) When children are old enough to understand, the mother teaches them this important phrase-THANK YOU. In the Parable of the Ten Lepers, only the Samaritan remembered the early learned phrase and returned […]

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Encountering Mercy

by webadmin on 03/31/2016

in Easter

Second Sunday of Easter — Cycle C April 3, 2016 “Jesus, Master! Have pity on us!” (Lk 17:13b) Encountering Mercy “Go show yourselves to the priest.”(Lk 17:14a) With this simple command Jesus shows mercy. With these words ten lepers no longer have this crippling disease.   “…the word of God is not chained.” (2 Tm: […]

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Modern Day Lepers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/12/2015

in Ordinary Time

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 15, 2015 “If you wish, you can make me clean.” (Matthew 8:2) Modern Day Lepers “Have you ever met a leper?” Probably not. I mean a modern day leper, like lepers of old, banished from community, to dwell apart, declaring  to anyone who neared them, “unclean, unclean.” “Sure, most of […]

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