Category Archives: Sr. Rosemary’s Reflections

Who Are My Mother and Brothers?

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. Mark 3: 31-35 - His mother and his brothers arrived. Standing outside they sent word to him and called him. The crowd seated around him told him, “Your mother and your brothers [and your sisters] are outside asking for you.” But he said to them in reply, “Who are my mother and…
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Getting Chosen

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P.  Perhaps like some of you, I was never very athletic, and as a kid in school, I dreaded when teams were being picked. The fastest and most agile kids were always chosen first. That was never me. To this day, I’d much rather be on a dance floor than a gym floor!…
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Promise

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P. In our first reading from 1 John, we hear this sentence: “And this is the promise that he made us: eternal life.” It made me think of other quotes I’ve heard using that word ‘promise’: You may have heard Fr. Walsh uses a familiar line from a famous song: “I beg…
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Elizabeth and Zechariah

Written by Sr. Rosemary Finnegan, O.P.  Last week I was talking to a woman who moved here from Puerto Rico with her husband and young daughter when they were displaced by the hurricane in Sept. She shared how desperate they were in the aftermath of the hurricane in P.R.: no water or electricity, little food, dwindling medicine…
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