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    • Reflection for Sunday, February 11, 2018: 6th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      |Leprosy – a word that struck fear in people centuries and millennia ago.  No one knew what caused it until the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  People deduced it was infectious, and so the societal intervention was ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, February 12, 2006: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      PRE-PRAYERING | We live the Eucharist as a mission. The Body of Christ is alive as we move out and toward His sisters and brothers. During our Eucharistic journeys we encounter bumps in the road. We would wish it were ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, February 12, 2012: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      PRE-PRAYERING | We live the Eucharist as a mission. The Body of Christ is alive as we move out and toward His sisters and brothers. During our Eucharistic journeys we encounter bumps in the road. We would wish it were ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, February 13, 2000: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Rejection, exclusion, alienation and being ostracized are terrible words to hear and worse to experience. In the Hebrew scriptures, from which we read in today's first reading, being a person who has a skin condition such ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, February 15, 2009: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      PREPRAYING||Those who host dinner-parties and those who are hosted experience three separate time-zones. For each there is the preparing. The host/hostess ponders the guest list, the menu, the seating arrangement and ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, February 15, 2015: 6th week of Ordinary Time. 

      Heaney, Robert (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Today's readings, focusing on leprosy and on meat sacrificed to idols, might seem to be pretty remote from contemporary Christian life. That conclusion, I think, would be wrong. St. Paul tells us in a couple of places that ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, February 16, 2003: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      So as to be more disposed to the hearing of God's word, imagine a man kneeling before Jesus. The man has ulcers on his entire body and his withered arms are stumps so only his plea can reach out to Jesus. The "untouchable" ...