Repentance

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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What Did You Go Out Into The Desert To See?

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 01/07/2016

in Feasts Celebrated on Sunday

Baptism of Jesus — Cycle C January 10, 2016 “Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way before you.”(Mt 11: 10) What Did You Go Out Into The Desert To See?   John the Baptist was a desert dweller. His was the Baptism of Repentance. Highly honored was he by […]

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A Call to Repentance

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 01/08/2015

in Ordinary Time

The Baptism and the Lord–Ordinary Time January 11, 2015 “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.” (Mark 1:11) A Call to Repentance With John the Baptist we wonder, “Why?” Why would the Son of God ask John for the Baptism of Repentance? Since Baptism of the Spirit unites humanity to God, […]

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A Voice—the Word

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 06/21/2012

in Feasts Celebrated on Sunday

He [Zechariah] asked for a tablet and wrote, “John is his name, and all were amazed.”   (Luke 1: 63) A Prayer Poem by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND for the Feast of the Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist June 24, 2012 Once meeting in their mother’s wombs, Now meeting at the waters […]

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