Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid

The month of May, especially for all our graduates, is a time of farewells. They’ll hear commencement speeches, all encouraging them to face their future with enthusiasm, courage and commitment. The graduates themselves will fumble for words when saying goodbye to one another, promising to stay in touch somehow, and sharing words of wisdom or…
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How Do We Recognize Beauty?

Reflection written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/051022.cfm In 2007, the Washington Post conducted a social experiment at a Washington, D.C. metro station.  They wanted to know this: “In a commonplace environment at an inappropriate hour, do we perceive beauty?  Do we stop to appreciate it, or even recognize it?” The experiment went…
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What was Jesus thinking?

Tuesday Reflection by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/050322.cfm If we were there when Jesus chose his apostles, we might ask ourselves: “What is he thinking?”  On display, when these apostles opened their mouths, was their humanity.  Case in point is in today’s gospel when Philip says to Jesus: “Master, show us the Father,…
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Leadership

Tuesday Reflection from Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/042622.cfm Since February, we have seen one man, to the surprise of many, rise in astonishing leadership in his country.  I’m speaking of course of Volodymyr Zelensky.  One of the things we have seen him do over and over again, in the midst of great trials,…
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