Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

Shalom: The Peace of Christ

Readings from: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/052119.cfm I would venture to say that many of us have been to formal dinners where there’s an after dinner speech.  Usually the speaker is someone who has just received an award, or a tribute, or some kind of honor on that occasion.  In our gospel today, we’re also hearing an after dinner…
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Unsung Heroes

Written by Sr. Rosemary, O.P. Readings from: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/051419.cfm Matthias is the unsung hero we honor today.  He rose to the occasion and answered the call when the new church needed a leader after Judas departed.  Peter outlined the qualifications needed for this leadership role: someone who’d been with them from the beginning, and someone who’d…
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The Bread of Life

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/050719.cfm Perhaps some of you, like myself, were fortunate enough to experience the 2nd graders receiving their very First Communion these last two weekends. If you weren’t there, you can imagine it.  Precious 7 year olds…girls dressed in their beautiful white dresses and boys in their grown…
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Challenges

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/043019.cfm There’s probably not a person here who hasn’t asked at some point in life:  “How can this happen?”  Life throws challenges at us, like the death of a child, or a few hurricanes, or a failed relationship, and we get a little shaky in our faith. …
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