Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

North American Saints

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/101921.cfm When you read in detail about the incredible lives and horrendous deaths of St. Isaac Jogues and Companions who were 6 Jesuit priests and 2 laymen who served in our own country, we should all be humbled and inspired.  They came from France in the 17th…
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Powerful Words

Tuesday Reflection by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/101221.cfm St. Paul, as we know, wrote a lot. But he wrote a line in our reading from Romans today that only contains 7 words, 7 words that profoundly affected and changed his life.  Paul says: “I am not ashamed of the Gospel”.  Picture him writing…
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Quieting our hearts

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/100521.cfm In our Gospel today, we heard that Mary sat beside the Lord, at his feet, listening to him speak. Picture that beautiful scene. Mary was listening intently to his every word. With quiet devotion, she gave her full attention to Him. And to make this sacred…
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Tolerance

Tuesday Reflection written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/092821.cfm The Jewish book of wisdom sayings, the Talmud, has this sage statement: “Say little, do much, and greet everyone with a pleasant countenance.” That certainly is what Jesus is doing in our gospel today. We read that Jesus is journeying to Jerusalem.  ‘To go to…
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