Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

Hosea: The door is always open!

Written by Sr. Rosemary O.P.  All this week our first readings are from the prophet Hosea. Anyone who knew about Hosea's life could only feel sorry for him, however. The reality was, his wife Gomer was a harlot, but he thought she was beautiful and he loved her. She eventually marries Hosea and they had…
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St. Thomas – A Different View

Written by Sr. Rosemary O.P. I don’t know about you, but when I see ‘selfies’ of people, I never think they look like the person. The picture just doesn’t do them justice and never seems to be a true image of them. So, too, getting a true picture of St. Thomas from just our gospel…
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Do Unto Others

Written by Sr. Rosemary O.P. One of my favorite movies that was out a few years ago is called “St. Vincent”. Bill Murray plays a stubborn, hedonistic, cantankerous man named Vincent who doesn’t want to be a neighbor to anyone. Early in the film, his new next-door neighbors, a single mom and her young son…
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Eager Forgiveness

Written by Sr. Rosemary O.P. Our first reading is about someone who didn’t get his way. We heard Part 1 yesterday about selfish King Ahab who, like many of us, wanted something he couldn’t have. He wanted Naboth’s vineyard and was willing to make a deal for it. It must have been a beautiful garden.…
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