Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

Life’s Work

Tuesday Reflection from Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/051821.cfm During this past year, we’ve seen too many families having to tragically say ‘goodbye’ to their dying loved ones.  Sometimes they were able to be together, and sometimes families spoke to their relatives on facetime.  Some of the dying were able to speak and express…
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Paraclete

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/051121.cfm We know the Holy Spirit by many names: ‘Advocate’, as Jesus says in today’s Gospel, ‘Comforter, ‘Helper’, and some of us used to say, “Holy Ghost”.  But a lot of ink has been spilled on another name for the Holy Spirit, that is, ‘Paraclete’ which is…
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The Peace of Christ

Reading from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/050421.cfm As I drive by the residence halls of Rollins these days on my way to work, I’m seeing more and more U-Haul trucks appear.  It’s the season of graduation and good-byes, mixed emotions and farewell wishes. In our gospel today, we’re in the midst of hearing Jesus’ farewell words to his friends…
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All you nations and beyond, Praise the Lord

For weeks now, we’ve been reading from Acts of the Apostles about the spread of the good news in the early church.  Our responsorial response was “All you nations, praise the Lord”.  With your indulgence, I’d like to read a compelling reflection which shows the gospel has spread, in our day and age, even beyond the nations of our world.   This was written last Friday by: Colonel…
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