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Enkindling the Fire

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/15/2017

in Ordinary Time

January 16, 2017 – Second Sunday of Ordinary Time “I saw the Spirit come down like a dove from the sky and remain upon him.” (Jn 1: 32b) Enkindling the Fire Called to enkindle fire, To show God’s face in the light, To blow to flame the ash, Of a people whose tears of pain extinquish […]

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Words

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald SND. on 11/11/2015

in Ordinary Time

Thirtieth-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle B November 15, 2015 “Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words will not pass away.” (Mk 13: 31)                    Words “In the beginning was the Word of God, and the Word was with God.” ( Jn 1:1) “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.” […]

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Shadows and Sunshine

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 03/12/2015

in Lent

Fourth Sunday of Lent–Cycle B March 15, 2015 “But whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be clearly seen as done by God.” (John 3:21) Shadows and Sunshine Sunlight creates shadows. Lent is a time of soul searching and stumbling in the shadows. Our lives are lived in a boxing […]

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Salt Shakers and Lighthouses

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/06/2014

in Ordinary Time

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A February 9, 2014 Salt Shakers and Lighthouses Why would the Lord ask us to be salt? Salt flavors, preserves and gives zest–a pizzazz to our food. Imagine what a salt shaker could do in the hands of Christians! Used even sparingly, we can put zest into someone’s life. Flavor […]

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A Light of Revelation

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 01/30/2014

in Ordinary Time

The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord–Cycle A February 2, 2014 “…a LIGHT for revelation to the Gentiles and glory for your people Israel.” (Luke 2:32) A Light of Revelation Baptism consecrated us to be light, to be the face of Jesus. We know light gives warmth; it also burns. Temperatures must be just […]

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Enkindling the Fire

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 01/22/2014

in Ordinary Time

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A January 19, 2014 Enkindling the Fire Called to enkindle fire, To show God’s face in the light, To blow to flame the ash, Of a people whose tears of pain extinquish the fire And crush their desire. Pain of me no medicine can reach, Unsure in me no one […]

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