Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

Jesus’ Words

We live in a world of words. We listen to them on our devices, they’re printed in newspapers and books.  We use words to communicate with family and friends. Oxford Dictionary even chooses a new Word of the Year.  In case you hadn’t heard, their choice for 2023 is the word ‘Rizz’, meaning charm or…
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Olive Trees

Tuesday Reflection from Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/010224.cfm As we pray for peace in the Middle East, we can learn from an old Palestinian story that goes like this: An elderly grandfather took his young grandson to show him how to plant olive trees.  While he was digging a hole in the ground,…
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Elizabeth and Zechariah

Tuesday Reflection from Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/121923.cfm Today we heard the story of Zechariah and Elizabeth and how they were touched by God after years of, as the Scripture says, being barren.  Who knows how much they cried out to God for a child, both individually and with one another? Who knows…
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Yes, Yes, and Yes

Reflection from Sr. Rosemary, O.P. Readings from: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/121223.cfm In our gospel and on this feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we are reminded of those special beings who said ‘yes’ to God, and invite us to do the same. First, we reflect on Our Blessed Mother as we hear again the amazing story of the…
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