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    • Reflection for Monday October 8, 2018: 27th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      The following is the reflection I wrote for these readings on October 4, 2010.  My earlier thoughts seem as relevant to me today as they did then.|• • • • •|Dear Lord, as I reflect on the message in today's gospel, my mind ...
    • Reflection for Monday, October 3, 2016: 27th Weekn in Ordinary Time. 

      Dilly, Barbara (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      Maybe it is because I have been working on a policy paper addressing the need for Affordable Care Act revisions to more specifically move forward with the goals of providing affordable, high-quality care to all Americans ...
    • Reflection for Monday, October 4, 2004: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gaston, Maria Teresa (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      "Go and do likewise." Luke 10:37 ||I am one of thousands of pilgrims who have been guided in their faith by the visionary leadership and humble example of Francis of Assisi whose feast we celebrate today.|At times I have ...
    • Reflection for Monday, October 4, 2010: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      Dear Lord, as I reflect on the message in today's gospel, my mind and feelings go in so many directions. I echo the scholar's question: "Who is my neighbor?" As I examine my conscience, I realize I have not always been ...
    • Reflection for Monday, October 6, 2008: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kokensparger, Brian (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      The "Good Samaritan," featured in today's Gospel reading, is one of the best known of Jesus' parables. Biblical scholars can most likely point out the meanings associated with the priest, Levite, and Samaritan characters ...
    • Reflection for Monday, October 6, 2014: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      |Who is My Neighbor?|"He lifted him up on his own animal, took him to an inn, and cared for him."  (Luke 10: 34)|The scholar was clever.  He posed questions that might embellish his self-regard.  Jesus told a story so that ...
    • Reflection for Monday, October 7, 2002: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      The gospel for today is rich fare indeed. It is the well-known story of the "good" Samaritan. Jesus tells that parable in answer to the question posed by a scholar of the Law. He asks Jesus the not-quite-ingenuous question ...
    • Reflection for Monday, October 8, 2012: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      THE GOOD SAMARITAN AND US||The lawyer asks Jesus, "What must I do to inherit eternal life?" When Jesus answers with another question, "What is written in the law? How do you read it?"-the lawyer shows that he has been ...
    • Reflection for Monday, October 9, 2000: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fitzgibbons, John P., S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      The small, anxious, and nagging voice in our hearts asks, "What does it take to be a neighbor?" Like the lawyer in Luke's gospel today, we sense correctly that the stakes are very high. Indeed, they are nothing short of ...
    • Reflection for Monday, October 9, 2006: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Furlong, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      Today is the day for the Good Samaritan story – the day for us to consider “And who is my neighbor?” There are always two stories in my life that come to mind when I reflect on this Gospel Reading. The stories are decades ...