Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

The Protector, The Messenger, & The Healer

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/092920.cfm Most of us are curious about angels, and children are no exception. Here are a couple of comments from children about angels: Mitchell comments: “Angels work for God and watch over kids when God has to go do something else.”  And then there’s poor Henry: “My guardian…
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Proverbs

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/092220.cfm Some of us may remember the “Dear Abby” column of the newspaper.  She gave lots of advice about all kinds of situations. Our first reading is from the book of Proverbs, and this book has been referred to as the advice column of the Old Testament. …
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Our Lady of Sorrows

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/091520.cfm Two very poignant lines from our gospel touched me in particular.  The first was: ‘Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother…’  Imagine what she was feeling as she mustered every ounce of energy she had to stand there under the cross and watch her…
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Nativity of Mary

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/090820.cfm When I taught 7th grade, one of my favorite activities that we did near Christmas time with the students was to have them share the story of the day they were born, as told to them by their parents. One boy shared he was so tiny…
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