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    • Reflection for Thursday November 28, 2019: 34th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      |But when these signs begin to happen,|stand erect and raise your heads because your redemption is at hand. Luke 21:28|In this final week of Ordinary Time we are experiencing sober readings, which in reality are full of ...
    • Reflection for Thursday November 28, 2019: Thanksgiving Day (USA). 

      Sr. Candice Tucci OSF (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      |"Generation after generation, praises your works….|       The Lord is good to all and compassionate toward all his works…" –Psalm 145*|Last month, October, I had an amazing experience of being in Rome for meetings with ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 24, 2005: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      We live in fearful times _ tsunamis, hurricanes, terrorism _ you name it. A Jesuit friend said he has even fielded a call from a reporter asking him if all these signs pointed to the end of the world, the subject of today's ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 24, 2011: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shadle Cusic, Marcia (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      I remember, as a child, hearing about Daniel in the Lion's den and I visualized a picture I remember of Daniel sitting on a rock and "petting the lion" I certainly was not aware of what preceded Daniel being with the lion, ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 25, 1999: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Meeks, Carolyn Comeaux (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999)
      Today's readings from the Thanksgiving Day liturgy are all full of gratitude and thanksgiving. Especially the story in Luke's gospel account illustrates gratitude with broad strokes-and with a few particular flourishes ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 26, 2015: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      As we head toward Advent, we begin to hear readings that refer to the end-time revelation of Christ, the second coming. These end-time passages often lead people to speculate about the when and the what of the ultimate ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 27, 2003: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schlegel, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      On first reading today's Gospel one is tempted to think of the morning newspaper, CNN and Fox headline news, or some prime time talk show. For the content of Luke's writing seems very familiar, very contemporary: cities ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 28, 2013: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013)
      There are very few Old Testament stories as unforgettable and riveting as today's story of Daniel in the Lion's Den. We are awed at Daniel's utter confidence in God to sustain him through his impending death.||Faith in God ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 29, 2001: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001)
      THE TEMPLE AND THE TOWERS: LIFE AFTER DESTRUCTION||It is clear on the face of it that those words from today's reading from Luke are meant to be understood as a prophecy of Jesus about the destruction of Jerusalem (and its ...