Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

Death

Written by Sr. Rosemary, O.P. Readings from: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/111219.cfm For all the vision, power, creativity and technological inventions that are credited to Steve Jobs, the CEO of Apple who died in 2011, it is interesting to note that he himself admitted that there was one thing he couldn’t control, he had no power over, and that…
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Unity Amidst Diversity

Written by Sr. Rosemary, O.P. Readings from: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/110519.cfm  If we had a civics lesson quiz right now, how many of us would know what the motto of our United States is?  Honestly, I had to recall it myself: it’s “E Pluribus Unum” which is Latin for ‘Out of many, one.’ It was adopted as our…
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Hope

Written by Sr. Rosemary, O.P. Readings from: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/102919.cfm If you were asked to complete this sentence: “HOPE IS…” what would you answer? If you answered “Hope is finally winning the lottery”, or “Hope is wishing your favorite team will win the Super Bowl”, you may want to rethink what the virtue of hope really is.…
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Grace

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finegan, O.P. Readings from: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/102219.cfm In our first reading, St. Paul wants us to picture Adam and picture Christ.  One is the beginning of time, the other the end time.  Paul continues to contrast both these prominent figures of our salvation history because the world was changed forever by these individuals.…
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