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    • Reflection for Monday March 18, 2019: 2nd Week of Lent. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      At the end of the first chapter of Matthew's Sermon on the Mount, we read about how each of us is to be perfect as our Heavenly father is perfect. Well that does not work very well. Why would we go on reading anything which ...
    • Reflection for Monday, February 18, 2008: 2nd week in Lent. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      I turn 51 today. I realized that my sense of what is a gift has changed significantly over the years. As a boy the worst present I could imagine was a package of underwear and socks. There was a huge gap between what I ...
    • Reflection for Monday, February 25, 2002: 2nd week in Lent. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      I read the prayer of Daniel 9 sitting here on sabbatical in Jerusalem, very much in the midst of bad news (the good news being that some people are waking up to the bad news). As a professional student of Scripture, I know ...
    • Reflection for Monday, February 25, 2013: 2nd week in Lent. 

      Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013)
      In various parts of the gospels the disciples are asked to be discerning, not naive. Part of the Church's prophetic role is indeed to pass judgment on what is taking place around us, calling good what is good and evil what ...
    • Reflection for Monday, February 26, 2018: 2nd Week in Lent. 

      Costanzo, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      |Jesus said to his disciples:|"Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.|"Stop judging and you will not be judged.|Stop condemning and you will not be condemned.|Forgive and you will be forgiven.|Give and gifts will ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 1, 2010: 2nd week in Lent. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      This is the time of year when I discover how little I am in control. Recent deaths of the seemingly healthy in my community showed me how fragile these individuals were. A bad fall on the icy concrete makes me aware of my ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 12, 2001: 2nd week in Lent. 

      Horn, John (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001)
      "Jesus said to his disciples, be compassionate as your Father is compassionate." Luke 6:36|To be compassionate is to share in another's sorrow and suffering with love. It is to suffer with and for another out of a passionate ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 13, 2017: 2nd Week of Lent. 

      Quinn, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      The Lenten season was so-named because the days become longer in part of the world at this time; spring arrives. The days from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday encompass a time in which the "ashes" of last year's vegetation ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 17, 2003: 2nd week in Lent. 

      Kanavy, Kathy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      "Lord, great and awesome God, you who keep your merciful covenant toward those who love you ... . We have sinned, been wicked and done evil; we have rebelled ... We have not obeyed your servants the prophets ... . We are ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 17, 2014: 2nd week in Lent. 

      Soto, Patricia (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      |I consider myself very fortunate to have been assigned to write the reflection today because I love the message I interpret from the Gospel! I have read the verses a few times already and I cannot stop nodding and saying ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 2, 2015: 2nd week of Lent. 

      Martin, Kathy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Lord, great and awesome God,|you who keep your merciful covenant toward those who love you|and observe your commandments!  (Daniel 9:4)|My position at Creighton University is the Coordinator of Marriage Preparation. One ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 20, 2000: 2nd week in Lent. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Today's scriptures are about God's promises and our faith and trust in those promises. Trust can be a rare and precious commodity at times. In 2 Samuel the Lord tells David that He will raise up an heir who will build the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 21, 2011: 2nd week in Lent. 

      Kokensparger, Brian (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      As a child, I had to ride the big yellow bus to and from school, about an hour each way. For the most part, all of us riders were a pretty agreeable group of kids. Each one had his or her "normal" seats, worked out the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 5, 2012: 2nd week in Lent. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      Today's gospel is from St. Luke's "sermon on the plain" a parallel to St. Matthew's Sermon on the Mount. In these sermons, or collections of Jesus' sayings, the Lord summarizes how he wants his followers to live their ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 8, 2004: 2nd week in Lent. 

      Laquer, Brigid Quinn (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      Lent is a good time to reflect on how "we have sinned, been wicked and done evil; [how] we have rebelled and departed from [God's] commandments and [God's] laws" (Dn 9:5); and for us to appeal to God for compassion and ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 9, 2009: 2nd week in Lent. 

      ter Kuile, Janine (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      I read a story from NPR (National Public Radio) this week, about a carnival in Brazil where 7,000 men in white turbans fill the streets, ‘a sea of white cloth on black skin, flowing and bobbing to the music of hand drums, ...