Repent

You

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 12/08/2017

in Advent

Second Sunday 10 of Advent–Cycle B December 10, 2017 “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? […]

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Signs and Wonders

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 11/10/2016

in Ordinary Time

Thirty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time “When you hear of wars and insurrections, do not be terrified; for such things must happen first, but it will not immediately be the end.” (LK 21: 9) Jesus tells the people of the destruction of the Temple and the “end times” These can be the signs pointing to […]

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Burning Bushes and Dying Trees

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/26/2016

in Lent

Third Sunday of Lent — Cycle C February 28, 2016 “Sir, leave it for this year, and I shall cultivate the ground around it and fertilize it;” (LK 13: 8a) Burning Bushes and Dying Trees Burning Bushes With bare feet approach the living God of light. “I know what you are suffering; I hear your […]

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Dear John’s Advice Column

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald SND> on 12/09/2015

in Uncategorized

Third Sunday of Advent — Cycle C December 13, 2015 “What then should we do?” (Lk 3: 10) Dear John’s Advice Column  2015 Dear John,                  What then should we do during this Advent season? Dear People of God,  I would say it is important to repent by: Having no anxiety, Sharing with the needy, […]

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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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Ash Wednesday 2012

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/22/2012

in Lent

A Prayer Poem by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald for Ash Wednesday February 22, 2012 Ashes on our foreheads, Same old, same old! Give up! Candy, coke, cigarettes, Drinking, swearing, criticizing Same old, same old! Praying, fasting, almsgiving Ashes on our foreheads, Fortitude fails us, Back to the same old habits. Satan whispers, “What’s the use?” Enter […]

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