Love

Human Hungers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 08/03/2018

in Ordinary Time

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle B August 5, 2018 “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” (John 6:35) Human Hungers “I am the bread of life.” (John 6:48) Human hungers include the whole body, mind and spirit. For what does Our […]

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Community of the Trinity

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 05/25/2018

in Easter

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity–Cycle B May 27, 2018 “Go therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always.” (Matthew […]

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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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Taking Heat

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 09/07/2017

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A September 10, 2017 “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.” (Matthew 18:15) Taking the Heat Persecution and Endurance Require the Spirit’s gifts of courage and fortitude. Suffering and being persecuted is not Easy. “Taking the heat” makes for martyrdom. Christ […]

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A King and a Kingdom

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 11/18/2016

in Feasts Celebrated on Sunday

Feast of Christ Our King “Above him there was an inscription that read, ‘This is the King of the Jews.’” {Lk 23:38} A King and a Kingdom Jesus was an exception to the norms of earthly Kings. …No crown, …No palace, servants or armies, …No place on earth to govern. Jesus was also an exception […]

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Humility – a Die Hard Virtue

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 08/25/2016

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C “For everyone who exults himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself shall be exulted.” (Lk 14:11) In the Bible the word humility appears thirty-four times. When I entered the convent the first virtue we were to examine and to live was humility. At that […]

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