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Sue Rogers SL

A Denver native, Sue resides at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. She has served in many capacities for the Loretto Community, including as the congregation’s formation director, in health care, as a member of the St. Louis Staff Office and as liaison with the Community’s Special Needs Committee.
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Reflection on the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

By Sue Rogers SL / December 31, 2023 /

In my own life this feast of the Holy Family has always been a challenge. As a child it was the feast of the perfect family. It was the measure…

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Reflection on the 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time

By Sue Rogers SL / October 30, 2022 /
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Today we find Jesus on the road again and Zacchaeus up a tree.   Jesus has come into Jericho — intending, we’re told, to simply pass through the town and continue…

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Reflection on the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sue Rogers SL / August 21, 2022 /
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Luke 13: 22-30 Today’s readings are hard ones — I found them both uncomfortable and challenging. Jesus sounds distant, harsh even, hardly projecting mercy or compassion. Or projecting a welcoming…

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Reflection on the Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)

By Sue Rogers SL / June 19, 2022 /

The tradition of the Church has always made this day of Corpus Christi a solemn and beautiful feast honoring and celebrating the gift of the Eucharist. It’s a call to…

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Reflection on the Third Sunday of Lent

By Sue Rogers SL / March 20, 2022 /

I like the Samaritan woman. And I like Jesus as she encountered him.  I like Jesus’ interactions with the women of the Gospels. They reveal Jesus as very human, deeply…

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Reflection on the Baptism of the Lord

By Sue Rogers SL / January 10, 2021 /

With the Baptism of Jesus, we end our celebration of the Christmas season. Soon the lights and the trees will be gone from our grounds and courtyard, from the hallways…

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Reflection on the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sue Rogers SL / October 4, 2020 /
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Matthew 21:33-43 Throughout both the Jewish and the Christian Scriptures grapes, wine, vineyards, vines and branches, owners, tenants and laborers are some of the most common allegories for the relationships…

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Reflection on the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sue Rogers SL / July 19, 2020 /

Today Matthew’s Gospel presents three parables. The kingdom of God is like a farmer who had planted his field with good seed, but an enemy had come in and sown weeds…

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Reflection on the Easter Vigil

By Sue Rogers SL / April 11, 2020 /

This year Easter is likely very difficult for very many people.  This year there are no Easter eggs rolling down the White House lawn.  There is no crowd packed tightly…

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Reflection: Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sue Rogers SL / January 26, 2020 /

As I look back at the last two years of my life, I’m acutely aware that sometimes our lives are radically turned upside down.  Sometimes I’m amazed at the ways…

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