Mercy

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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Torch Bearers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 08/11/2016

in Ordinary Time

Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C  Jesus said, “I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing.” (Lk 12:49) In his book, A Heart on Fire, James Kubicki, S.J. includes a story about Abba Lot who went to Abbot Joseph searching for a deeper love […]

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Waiting, Waiting, Waiting

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 08/05/2016

in Ordinary Time, Uncategorized

Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C “You also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come.” (Lk 12:40)  Advent time we wait for Jesus to arrive as our Savior. In this ordinary time we wait for Jesus to return. What are we doing in […]

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Utter Chaotic Clutter

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/29/2016

in Ordinary Time

18th Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C “There was a rich man whose land produced a bountiful harvest. He asked himself, what shall I do, for I do not have space to store my harvest?” (Lk 12:17) Readings for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time contain different phrases that caught my attention.  Reading 1 […]

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The Litany of Name Calling

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 06/17/2016

in Ordinary Time

The Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time Cycle C blog “But who do you say that I am?” (Lk 9:20)             Throughout the ages, our God has been known by many different names. In this week’s gospel Peter answered Jesus question by saying, “You are the Christ of God.” People who lived at Jesus’ time really […]

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Year of Mercy

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 06/10/2016

in Ordinary Time

“He said to her, your sins are forgiven.” (Lk 7: 48)             “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.” (Lk 7: 50) Year of Mercy By Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND The Year of Mercy will close on November 20, 2016. It began on December 8, 2015. Have I been aware of the power of […]

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