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    • Reflection for Saturday September 15, 2018: 23rd Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Dilly, Barbara (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      There is much we can learn about the faith of Jesus' mother.  The focus on her faith amid her sorrows is where her life is most instructive for us.  Mary reminds us that our problems are often minor compared to hers, but ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 10, 2016: 23rd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      What an abundance of rich sources for reflection in today's two readings!  Paul warns us of the danger of being idolatrous.  There are so many real and potential idols in our world today.  We just finished the Olympics, ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 11, 2004: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      Out of Hiding ||There is life in fallow fields. |Bears hibernate, plants go dormant as the cold comes on. |Trees drop leaves and pass the winter stiff and quiet. |Branches creak but do not rustle until spring. |All kinds ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 11, 2010: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Rouse, Maryanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      What's in a name? What's in YOUR name? Admittedly I don't spend a great deal of time, thinking about this, but today I am. This is the feast of the Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary. And oh, yes, my name is Maryanne||A ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 13, 2008: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      The first reading in today's liturgy, from St. Paul's letter to the Corinthians, addresses the important issue of the Eucharist. Indeed, on several occasions in Paul's correspondence with the church at Corinth the question ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 13, 2014: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hoover, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      |Simply put, today's readings tell us it is not enough to simply listen to Jesus' words or even to be in relationship with Jesus.  No, to be a disciple, one must act.  One must respond.  I submit, that when we are in a ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 15, 2012: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kokensparger, Brian (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      When my youngest daughter was a junior in high school, on one of those warming-up days after an ice and snow storm had passed through a few days before, she was hurrying across a parking lot before swim practice, and slipped ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 16, 2000: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Jesus often speaks in terms of polarities, his right hand and his left hand, the last first and the first last, but he does not believe that real life exists only in such categories. We are the trees that he speaks of at ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 16, 2006: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      Today's Gospel text from Luke's account reminded of an experience I had as a teenager in a Benedictine boarding academy. The Dean of students was a woman I greatly admired and liked, but one Friday afternoon I needed to ...