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    • Reflection for Friday November 29, 2019: 34th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      McClure, Scott (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      |The season of Advent approaches and, with it, a period of joyous anticipation for the birth of Jesus. Our faith is centered around Jesus: our model for living, our teacher, our Lord. His words and actions compel us to ...
    • Reflection for Friday, December 1, 2017: 34th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Mausbach, Ann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      Back before we had GPS in our cars and on our cell phones I vividly remember how I missed the town I was traveling to by a good 20 to 30 miles. I was headed to a fairly large city that had several exits, but my passenger ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 25, 2005: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      The Signs of the Times|Today's readings speak of signs. What are we to make of the signs of today's world?|In the gospel, the fig tree is a sign of the nearness of the "Kingdom of God." We are encouraged to be aware and ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 25, 2011: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Rouse, Maryanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      Not having recovered from the focused opportunity to say "Thank you!" that the US holiday of yesterday provides some of us, today's feast offers the chance to reflect on just how much we might be willing to stand for if ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 26, 1999: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Selk, Gene (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999)
      The Gutenberg Bible, c.1455 |The first western book printed using movable type||This parable of the fig tree may be one of the most minimalist parables in the gospels. The parable is flanked by Jesus' final eschatological ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 27, 2009: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      When we read today's gospel passage about the signs of the kingdom of God's nearness, we do well to remember what Jesus says ten chapters earlier in Luke: "If it is by the finger of God that I drive out demons, then the ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 27, 2015: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      We have been reading in our Liturgy in the later weeks of the liturgical year from "Apocalyptic" writings. Today's readings are an example  in the Hebrew Bible Book of Daniel as well as the words of Jesus from Luke's gospel. ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 28, 2003: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      Today's readings deal with a God of glory and majesty as well as the indications of the end of time. I can see a glorious God. There are people on television who can see a pending apocalypse. On a cosmic scale, such a view ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 29, 2013: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Naatz, Susan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013)
      Recently I agreed to give three significant presentations over a five-day period of time. To prepare, I had to spend countless hours doing research, editing the presentations and putting together Power Point slides. I ...