Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

The Door is Always Open

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/070720.cfm  For the rest of this week our first readings are from the prophet Hosea.  Poor Hosea, however. Anyone who knew about Hosea's life could only feel sorry for him. The reality was, his wife Gomer, the mother of his 3 children, was a harlot, but he thought…
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Do Not Be Afraid

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/063020.cfm It was 3 months ago that Pope Francis stood in a totally empty St. Peter’s Square on a rainy day and delivered an extraordinary blessing and prayer, which was livestreamed to the world, to end the coronavirus.  He used our gospel story today of Jesus in…
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Do Unto Others

Last Friday, civic leaders and church pastors from the east and west side of Winter Park came together here at St. Margaret Mary in prayer and a spirit of unity to show solidarity as a community who desires change and an end racism.  It didn't matter whatever differences various denominations or leaders may have had…
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Love Your Enemies

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/061620.cfm We heard probably THE most challenging command from Jesus to us in our gospel today.  “Love your enemies.” Fr. James Martin tells this story about another priest, who during his homily, said this to his congregation: "I’ll bet that many of us feel as if we…
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