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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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Shadows and Sonshine

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 03/15/2012

in Lent

A Prayer Poem by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND for the Fourth Sunday Lent, Cycle B March 18, 2012 “But whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be clearly seen as done by God.” (John 3:21)

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Innkeepers – Christmas 2011, Cycle B

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 12/22/2011

in Christmas

A Prayer Poem by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald for December 25, 2011 “The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world.” (John 1:9) We are the innkeepers of our soul. Our souls are caves – damp, dark, and dingy. In the smelly stables of our souls, we house our own stable’s mice and spiders […]

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Welcome – Third Sunday of Advent, Cycle B

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 12/08/2011

in Advent

A Poem by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald for Sunday, December 11, 2011 A man named John was sent from God. He came for testimony, to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but came to testify to the light. John 1:6-8 Jesus, Splendor of God, Wonder of […]

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