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    • Reflection for Wednesday October 10, 2018: 27th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      The Apostle Paul was unique among the apostles. Unlike the Twelve who had walked and talked with Jesus for three years, Paul became an apostle after Jesus' ascension. He refers to himself in another passage as an apostle ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, October 10, 2012: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Heaney, Robert (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      ". . . and do not subject us to the final test." ||This is the final petition in Luke's version of the Lord's Prayer. Matthew's Gospel has the same words, but in the Latin liturgy we say instead ". . . and lead us not into ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, October 11, 2000: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      "Recognizing that I had been entrusted with the gospel for the uncircumcised, just as Peter was for the circumcised (for he who worked through Peter as his apostle among the Jews had been at work in me for the Gentiles), ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, October 11, 2006: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      Today's scriptures are both convicting and reassuring at the same time. In Galatians, Paul jumps on some early Christian leaders for the prejudice being shown between the circumcised and the uncircumcised Christians. Paul ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, October 5, 2016: 27th Weekn in Ordinary Time. 

      Hanna, Fred (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      The disciples were asking, in today's Gospel reading, the same question that I have had - 'when I pray, what am I supposed to say?' The Lord's answer is simple and to the point. Give thanks to God, the blessings of food, ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, October 6, 2004: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bannantine, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      Today our attention is focused on God the Father. As I reflected on the words of this gospel I was reminded of the pictures of God that come to us from the Old Testament. There is the just God who punishes sin as in the ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, October 6, 2010: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kokensparger, Brian (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      When I was a child, my paternal grandparents lived just a mile or so away from us, so we visited them often. On top of the refrigerator, my grandmother used to keep a large candy bowl filled with those delicious orange ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, October 8, 2008: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Heaney, Robert (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      "Pray" and "prayer" in the New Testament almost always means petition _ asking God for something. Today's gospel says that Jesus was in a certain place "praying". His disciples would have understood that He was asking God ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, October 8, 2014: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Latta, Mark (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      |My first reaction to the Gospel reading was "The Lord's Prayer — what can I say about that?" A prayer from youth to now — taken for granted and recited ritualistically.  Given my over-caffeinated, over-tasked and under ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, October 9, 2002: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      In Paul's letter it is clear the issues regarding the practicalities of the conversion of the Gentiles are not completely settled. I find consolation in recognizing the conflict and uncertainty that has been part of the ...