Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

Gideon’s Doubts

Reflection from Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/081721.cfm All this week we’re reading from the book of Judges.  These are not judges like Judge Judy!  Judges in the Old Testament were the leaders of the people after Moses until the time the Israelites began anointing kings, a period of about 150 years.  These Judges exercised a…
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Dying to Self

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/081021.cfm It is so frustrating to lose something and not be able to find, right?  Keys, glasses, the remote…sound familiar?  But, there’s a line of poetry, a little ditty, by Elizabeth Bishop called “One Art” that puts a little different twist on losing: The art of losing…
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Miriam

Tuesday Reflection by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/080321.cfm Many of you know that my brother Mike died 3 weeks ago in Chicago, and I was able to see him one hour before he passed for which I will be eternally grateful.  From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank you for…
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Apostolic Odd Couple

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/062921-Day.cfm Today we celebrate two great saints, Peter and Paul, and I must admit to being a bit amused when one commentator referred to them as the “apostolic odd couple”.  And it’s really true.  Peter was impetuous in personality which got him in trouble sometimes, but also…
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