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Human Hungers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 08/03/2018

in Ordinary Time

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle B August 5, 2018 “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” (John 6:35) Human Hungers “I am the bread of life.” (John 6:48) Human hungers include the whole body, mind and spirit. For what does Our […]

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Weathering Soul Storms

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 06/22/2018

in Ordinary Time

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle C June 24, 2018 “Teacher do you not care that we are perishing?” “Why are you terrified?” (Mark 4:38b, 4:40) Weathering Soul Storms   What or who is terrifying you? In the chaotic days of our soul storms, many things or persons bring fear to us. Fear of: God, death, failure, […]

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Ideal Family Life

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND on 12/29/2017

in Christmas

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph–Christmas & Epiphany December 31, 2017 “Whoever reveres his father will love a long life; he who obeys his father brings comfort to his mother.” (Sirach 3:1) Ideal Family Life Joseph, head of the household, Mary, heart of their home, Jesus, the obedient Son, Ideal model for families. […]

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Greater Things

by webadmin on 05/12/2017

in Easter

Fifth Sunday of Easter–Cycle A May 14, 2017 “The person who trusts me will not only do what I’m doing, but even greater things, because I, on my way to the Father, am giving you the same work to do that I have been doing.” (The Message, E. H. Peterson, p. 1738, John 14:12) Greater Things […]

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Rocking Chair Worriers

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/24/2017

in Ordinary Time

February 26, 2017 – Eigth Sunday of Ordinary Time “Don’t worry about tomorrow, tomorrow will take of itself.” {Mt. 6:34a”) Rocking Chair Worriers Sometimes we sit in a rocking chair rocking back and forth, back and fort h. Maybe minds are rocking chairs, back and forth worrying, past and future, ancient ages or futuristic fantasies, […]

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Loyalty

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 09/28/2016

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time ”And the apostles said to the Lord,’Lord increase our Faith” 11 (Lk 17: 5) Faith is a belief without proof. Where does faith originate? When did you receive the gift of religious faith? The song Faith of our Fathers came to my mind when I began the reflection on this […]

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