Silence

Misjudged

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 07/05/2018

in Ordinary Time

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C July 8, 2018 “Is he not the carpenter, the son of Mary?…And they took offense at him.” (Mark 6:3) Misjudged Judged unjustly with no defense but Utter silence—lonely silence. Words spoken falsely, insincere words, Accusing—liar, liar! Words echoing, knocking at the walls Of sensitive, hurting conscience, Bouncing back with stinging volleying. […]

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Misjudged

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 07/02/2015

in Ordinary Time

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C July 5, 2015 “Is he not the carpenter, the son of Mary?…And they took offense at him.” (Mark 6:3) Misjudged Judged unjustly with no defense but Utter silence—lonely silence. Words spoken falsely, insincere words, Accusing—liar, liar! Words echoing, knocking at the walls Of sensitive, hurting conscience, Bouncing back with stinging volleying. […]

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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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Jailer or Evangelizer

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 01/23/2014

in Ordinary Time

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A January 26, 2014 “When he heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee.” (Matthew 4:12) Jailer or Evangelizer Who have you been imprisoned by lately: …Your silence, …Your words, …Your actions, …Your omissions? Not everyone is jailed like the Baptist. Yet, so many feel imprisoned! By whom? […]

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