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    • Reflection for April 20, 2000: Holy Thursday. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      In Thanksgiving||Passover reminds us of our deepest needs. Freedom for captives, food for the long journey ahead. We gather with friends to remember how God has been with us through hard times. We repeat the promise handed ...
    • Reflection for April 1, 1999: Holy Thursday. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999)
      HOLY THURSDAY|It is the "Passover of the Lord." "This day will be a memorial feast for you." Today the Jewish community begins its remembering of the Passover. Today the Christian community begins its three-day recalling ...
    • Reflection for April 1, 2010: Holy Thursday. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      The heart of the Holy Thursday Mass comes in the Gospel of John, where John describes Jesus before the Passover feast with the apostles. Jesus knows the end is near. In those last hours with the apostles, Jesus ties a towel ...
    • Reflection for April 12, 2001: Holy Thursday. 

      Kline, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001)
      A Holy Thursday prayer:|"If I, therefore, the master and teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash one another's feet.|I have given you a model to follow..."|Let me listen with my heart to these words of Jesus. Let ...
    • Reflection for April 13, 2006: Holy Thursday. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      Holy Thursday is one of the most sacred days in the Church year; yet we read of Jesus performing a seemingly menial task. Jesus washes the feet of his disciples.||This Lenten season we have walked with Jesus as his awareness ...
    • Reflection for April 13, 2017: Holy Thursday of the Lord's Supper. 

      Naatz, Susan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      In today's gospel we witness the extravagant love of Jesus who kneels in front of his disciples and one by one washes their feet.  I believe that they must have been breathless as he tenderly cared for each of them.  He ...
    • Reflection for April 17, 2014: Holy Thursday of the Lord's Supper. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      |When my family gathers for a dinner that marks the end of a college student's visit or a departure by a relative, we often call it "The Last Supper." We circle the table to share one last meal with a loved one with gratitude ...
    • Reflection for April 2, 2015: Holy Thursday of the Lord's Supper. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Holy Thursday and its readings seem to me to be all about past and prelude, anticipation and foreshadowing, nourishment for body, for heart, for soul. We see the scene set, the past and future as Passover unfolds in the ...
    • Reflection for April 21, 2011: Holy Thursday. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      With Jesus, so often the most important part of his message and of his actions are simple. Simple in the best meaning of the word, a simplicity that resonates in my mind and in my heart and I hope in my actions.||In today's ...
    • Reflection for April 5, 2007: Holy Thursday. 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007)
      Today as I write this, our campus is reeling from the shock of losing a member of our Jesuit community. In the middle of last night, Fr. Don Driscoll, S.J. had a heart attack and died. He was a beloved priest, a warm and ...
    • Reflection for April 5, 2012: Holy Thursday. 

      Gabuzda, Richard, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      New Life|As these Holy Three Days unfold for us once again, we are drawn into the silence of the Upper Room, where Jesus speaks carefully chosen words to his chosen friends. In view of the events to follow on Good Friday, ...
    • Reflection for April 8, 2004: Holy Thursday. 

      Kline, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      A Holy Thursday prayer:||"If I, therefore, the master and teacher, have washed your feet, |you ought to wash one another's feet. |I have given you a model to follow..."|Let me listen with my heart to these words of Jesus. ...
    • Reflection for April 9, 2009: Holy Thursday. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      If I, therefore, the master and teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash one another's feet. I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do. |John 13|This day is a very ...
    • Reflection for Friday, June 3, 2016: Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Solemnity. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      This beautiful solemn feast lets us reflect upon the sacredness of Jesus' heart full of love for us. His heart is on fire with love for us. It is good to pause and ask what that can mean. For me, I need the images of heart ...
    • Reflection for March 20, 2008: Holy Thursday. 

      Mahowald, Paul (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper Lent Lent Prayer for Holy Thursday for Good Friday for Easter Vigil Reflections from a Student's Point of View|All of Christendom celebrates Easter _ the promise by Jesus that we also ...
    • Reflection for March 24, 2005: Holy Thursday. 

      Driscoll, Don, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      From the time I was a small child to this day, Holy Thursday services have continued to be the most moving liturgies of my life. In a few short hours at the great supper, Jesus is summarizing for us, represented by the ...
    • Reflection for March 24, 2016: Holy Thursday 

      Waldron, Maureen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      I sat at a dinner table on Monday night as a houseguest of a wonderful couple.  Mike and Les had also been invited after becoming friends with the family who had served them in a daily breakfast program for homeless and ...
    • Reflection for March 28, 2002: Holy Thursday. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      In the Catholic tradition, on this day, in each community, there may be only one celebration of the Lord's Supper. This is such a special celebration, a liturgy that sums up so much about our Lord's love for us, so much ...
    • Reflection for March 28, 2013: Holy Thursday. 

      Lannon, Timothy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013)
      Both of my parents were raised during the Depression, which led them both to be very expense conscious, despite my father being a professional. We were the last family in our neighborhood to get air-conditioning for our ...
    • Reflection for March 29, 2018: Holy Thursday. 

      Waldron, Maureen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      This reflection is coming soon. Until then, here is a reflection written by Larry Gillick, S.J., in 2000.|It is the "Passover of the Lord."  "This day will be a memorial feast for you."  Today the Jewish community begins ...