New life

We Stop Breathing

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 11/04/2016

in Ordinary Time

Thirty Second Sunday of Ordinary Time “…he is not God of the dead, but of the living for to him all are alive.” (Lk 20: 38) Throughout the ages humans have wrestled with the question of death and after life. Some of the conclusions believed there was no after life. Egyptians believed so they mummified […]

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Daily Dying

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 09/09/2015

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time Cycle-B September 13, 2015 “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross and follow me.” (Mk 8: 34b) Daily Dying Spent as spilt water, I hang upon my daily cross Mouth gaped, open wide, Parched throat, parched tongue crying, “God, do not forsake me.”   […]

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Sowing Seeds

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 03/22/2012

in Lent

Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies it produces much fruit. (John 12:24) A Prayer Poem by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Cycle B March 25, 2012

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