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    • Reflection for Friday, September 29, 2000: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      I love reflecting upon this day. There is a strange, popular fascination with angels today - at least in our secular North American culture. A search of the web, or any religious book store, will turn up lots of angel ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 29, 2006: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Pedersen, Cathy Weiss (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      In my marriage preparation work with engaged couples, I use FOCCUS (Facilitating Open Couple Communication, Understanding and Study) - an instrument to enable the individual partners to talk about their understanding and ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 29, 2017: 25th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      We know the words, "archconservative, archenemy, archrival, archbishop". These all mean that there are other conservatives, enemies, rivals and bishops, but one more equal than the others. We have a wonderfully pastoral ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 29, 2008: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Tinley, Susan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      Today is the feast of the archangels, Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. Michael -- the angel of judgment - is known as the champion in the fight against Satan and the other devils as well as the guardian of the faithful ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 29, 2001: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001)
      I do not understand everything. And I do not understand anything at all in a perfect manner, and far from it. And as I get older and see how rich and complex even the most simple things are in their nature and in what they ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 29, 2007: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007)
      "Amen, amen, I say to you, you will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending..."|Who are these angels who ascend and descend glorifying Jesus?|Today's readings shuffle back and forth between visions ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 29, 2012: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      I love reflecting upon this day. There is a strange, popular fascination with angels today - at least in our secular North American culture. A search of the web, or any religious book store, will turn up lots of angel ...
    • Reflection for September 29, 2003: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 "... Thrones were set up and the Ancient One took his throne....Thousands upon thousands were ministering to him, and myriads upon myriads attended him."|| Psalm 138: 1-2ab, 2cde-3, 4-5 "...In the sight ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, October 5, 2017: 26th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      McMahon, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      |I may be one of the only people to read today's readings and come away with a theme of the importance of enjoying food! Bear with me, please.|In the first reading, Nehemiah goes into great detail about an address by Ezra ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 29, 2005: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      Today's liturgy _ a feast of the Church (second only to a solemnity in importance) _ has a very ancient history behind it. Since the about the time of the Council of Nicea in 325, which defined the doctrine of the Trinity, ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 29, 2011: Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      In the sight of the angels I will sing your praises, Lord.||Today we celebrate the feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, archangels. The second reading from today's Office of Readings includes a homily on the ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, September 29, 2009: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      The Feast of the Angels honors the champions of the vulnerable human community written about in all the great world religions. When we humans face forms of evil that seem more than human, and cry out to God for help, various ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, September 29, 2015: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Humans communicate their thoughts and feelings for one another in various media that we talk about as symbolic.  Words, pictures, gestures, expressions and all kinds of things serve to express love and hate, reasoned thought ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 29, 1999: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Agresti, Al, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999)
      Today's readings challenge us to reflect on how we choose to live our lives, and how we help, or don't help, others to live theirs. The Gospels require that we live our lives not according to an attitude of "live and let ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 29, 2004: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

      Pedersen, Cathy Weiss (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      Earlier this summer, as I was struggling with some particularly difficult events, I received a card of encouragement from one of my friends. Also, in the envelope was an angel pin. I was touched by my friend's care and ...