Persistence

1-991-Abba (means Father)

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 10/14/2016

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time “…proclaim the word; be persistent whether it is convenient or inconvenient.” (2 Timothy 4:2) Jesus tells the story of a very persistent widow, who seeks justice from a judge. The judge fears neither God nor man. However, the persistent widow wears him down through her tenacious asking for justice. Every […]

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Answering Antitheses

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 08/14/2014

in Ordinary Time

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A August 17, 2014 “Let it be done for you as you wish.” (Matthew 15:28a) Answering Antitheses The ways of humans are: Friends—Foreigners, Nation—Nations, Jesus—Paul, Israelites—Gentiles, Justice—Injustice, Obedience—Disobedience, and the result: wars, wars, wars and disunity. The ways of God are not like human ways. In the mind of God, […]

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