Donna Sue Poetry

Monthly Archives: June 2013

A YOUNG WARRIOR’S PRAYER

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 A rosary clasped tightly In his little hands A small little guy with A spiritual plan His worries were big as He knelt by his bed While thoughts of his daddy Kept filling his head “My son”, Dad had whispered I am counting on you Take care of your mom and Take care of you, […]

SAINT PHILOMENA, POWERFUL WITH GOD!

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(Article written for OREMUS Newspaper at Saint Damien of Molokai Catholic Church, Edmond, Oklahoma) By Donna Sue Berry     “Saint Philomena this, and Saint Philomena that! WHO IS SHE? You keep talking about her as if she is your best friend!” chuckled my husband, Joel.  I grinned at him and said, “Ya know, she is […]

WHAT WILL YOU GIVE? (LENT)

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A friend of mine said Lent was here And asked what I’d give up. I smiled and told her, “I dunno, How ‘bout my coffee cup?” But all day long they haunted me, The words I’d said were trite, So when I fell asleep I knew It’d be no normal night. I dreamt myself within […]

WHAT’S IN YOUR CATHOIC CLOSET?

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Recently, I went in search of a rosary which my Grandmother had made for me when I was just a little girl.  As I looked through my nightstand drawer then moved on to the catch-all drawer in the kitchen, I was amazed at how many sacramentals I came across.  Grabbing a small box, I began […]

WHAT IS A SAINT?

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  “What is a Saint?” you ask of me “What is it that they’ve done?” They lived a life of holiness, And Heaven’s crown they’ve won. The Church has always recognized, Some for emulation, The one’s whose honor, laud, and praise, Deserve our veneration. Heroes and Heroines worthy, Examples of Christ’s love, Surrendering life and […]

NUNS IN THE RAIN

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Thunder roared as rain fell hard Upon the convent chapel. While solemn nuns, in deepest prayer, Waged forth a silent battle. Their heads were bowed; their souls were sad, So heavy were their hearts. The Papal seat was empty and They had to do their part. The Pope was gone and conclave on; With cardinals […]

WHEN HE COMES BACK

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  Fear not my lass, my daughter mine, I’m here for you ‘til end of time. Though shadows fall and cast their spell There will come change; all will be well. ‘Tis but a short time we are here, Then ocean waves will bring him near. Long since he left to go to sea, Left […]