Peace

Three in One

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 05/24/2016

in Feasts Celebrated on Sunday

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Sunday — Cycle C May 22, 2016 “Holy Spirit, come and live in us; renew your people and all creation, Alleluia.” (Psalm 114) Three in One Mysterious are you, Holy Trinity. Revealed in acts of creation, redemption and inspiration, Abba, Father, Word made flesh, Spirit Breath of God, I […]

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Wrapped in God’s Love

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 12/21/2015

in Christmas

Christmas — Cycle C December 25, 2015 “We all live off his generous bounty, gift after gift, after gift.” (Jn 1:16) Wrapped in God’s Love “Go wrap yourself in the love of God,”   Become a package of peace in the midst of turmoil and terrorism.   Untie the bow of self-surrender; open the box. […]

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“What have you done?” (Jn 18: 35b)

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald SND. on 11/20/2015

in Ordinary Time

Solemnity of Christ the King — Cycle B November 22, 2015 “What have you done?” (Jn 18: 35b)   The Kingdom of God is… A space, A time, Is in the past and present, and is A condition. The space can be anywhere in the world, in a country, a state, a city, a parish or […]

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Calm and Tranquility

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/16/2015

in Easter

Third Sunday of Easter–Cycle B April 19, 2015 “Peace be to you.” (Luke 24:36b) “Why are you troubled?” (Luke 24:38a) Calm and Tranquility Peace is like a seed that sows charity. In your peace garden, flowers of love and compassion spring up in warmth and light. Love and compassion in turn give glory to God by building […]

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Recognition

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 12/11/2014

in Advent

Third Sunday of Advent–Cycle B December 14, 2014 “…but there is one among you whom you do not recognize.” (John 1:26b) Recognition Who among us does not love to be recognized? When a stranger comes into a room, who among us doesn’t ask, “Who is that?” It was not different in bygone centuries. Priests, Levites, and […]

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You

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 12/04/2014

in Advent

Second Sunday of Advent–Cycle B December 7, 2014 “Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; she/he will prepare your way.” (Isaiah 40:3) You Who are the voices today crying out in our wastelands? Who are they who comfort and speak tenderly? Who are the shepherds gathering, feeding and caring for their flocks? Where […]

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