Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

Remnants

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/121520.cfm I recently read a story written by a priest who was sharing the experience he had while waiting in a grocery checkout line.  Behind him was a little girl about 6 years old who was pulling the gum and candy off the shelves and complaining loudly. …
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Mary, Our Mother

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. - Feast of the Immaculate Conception Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/120820.cfm This beautiful Marian feast is often misunderstood.  Yes, it is celebrated in Advent when we prepare to celebrate Christ’s birth, and yes, our gospel was about the Angel Gabriel announcing to Mary that she was chosen to be the mother…
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Peacemakers

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/120120.cfm We’ve all received those Christmas cards that picture wolves and lambs, leopards and lions sharing the same pasture, grazing and resting together.  It’s a vision of a peaceful, loving, and tranquil world.  Our first reading from Isaiah mentions an ox, and a Family Circus cartoon once…
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Living in Two Worlds

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112420.cfm When I thought about today’s readings, I was struck by the whole concept of time.  Revelations is talking about the final judgment and end times.  Jesus in the Gospel is telling his apostles about a future time when their beloved Temple will be destroyed and also…
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