Violence

Surrender To Non-Violence

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/19/2017

in Ordinary Time

February 19, 2017 – Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time ” But I say to  you, offer no resistance to  one who is evil”   (Mt  5:39a) Surrender to Non-Violence Offer No resistance, No revenge, No retaliation. Rather, Surrender, Yield, Submit. Break bonds of violence. “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole […]

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Swords into Sheaths

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/10/2014

in Lent

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion–Lent April 13, 2014 “Put your sword back into its sheath, for all who take the sword will perish by the sword.” (Matthew 26:52) Swords into Sheaths Violence begets violence. Non-violence begets non-violence. Even in his last moments of freedom Jesus commands, “Put your sword back into its sheath.” “I […]

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Surrender To Non-Violence

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/23/2014

in Ordinary Time

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A February 23, 2014 “But I say to you, offer no resistance to one who is evil.” (Matthew 5:39a) Surrender To Non-Violence Offer No resistance, No revenge, No retaliation. Rather, Surrender, Yield, Submit. Break bonds of violence. “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” […]

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