Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

Apostolic Odd Couple

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/062921-Day.cfm Today we celebrate two great saints, Peter and Paul, and I must admit to being a bit amused when one commentator referred to them as the “apostolic odd couple”.  And it’s really true.  Peter was impetuous in personality which got him in trouble sometimes, but also…
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Do Unto Others

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/062221.cfm Last Monday I and others here participated in the ZOOM program that we’d been advertising called “Racial Wealth Gap”.  We partnered with ‘Bread for the World’ to take a closer look at the historical policies that have contributed to the state of poverty for so many…
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Love Your Enemies

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/061521.cfm We just heard Jesus’s command to love our enemies. Fr. James Martin wrote about a priest who told this story during a homily: “Now,” says the priest, “I’ll bet that many of us feel as if we have enemies in our lives. So, raise your hands…
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Promises

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/060821.cfm We hear a lot of promises each day, like: This will only take a minute of your time. This diet guarantees you’ll lose 20 pounds in a week! We know they’re not true, which makes us a little jaded about promises. Too many promises have been…
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