Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

Draw Near

Peter Maurin was the co-founder, along with Dorothy Day, of the Catholic Worker Movement.  He was a simple French peasant, a quiet sort of guy, who didn’t say much, but when he did, people listened.  He was also a poet of sorts and is famous for his “easy essays” – so called because you couldn’t…
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Crisis, Challenge, then Change

Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/050724.cfm It seems, as we reflect on the main players in both our readings today, that they are all going from crisis, to challenge, to change. Think about that jailer in our first reading. Little did he know when he went to work that morning to guard some prisoners named Paul and Silas…
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Before and After

We’re all familiar with those ‘before and after’ commercials.  We see the transformation of folks before and after they’ve been on a diet, or an exercise program, or used a certain make up.  Even prejagen takers show how it makes a difference. Similarly, our readings today can be ‘before and after’ faith testimonies.  In our…
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Dear Pope Francis

Dear Pope Francis is the name of a book which contains letters and illustrations from children from around the world to Pope Francis.  Each child poses a question to him, some serious, some fun, and he responds sincerely and lovingly.  One letter is from Wing, age 8, from China who asks him if he likes…
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