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    • Reflection for Saturday October 13, 2018: 27th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Amu, Vivian (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      "Blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it" How many times have we gone to church and heard a homily or sermon based on the scripture, and heard about how we could be better people, how we could serve more, ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 11, 2008: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      At first glance, today's Gospel sounds a little rude. I do totally love Jesus' ideas, but sometimes he can come off as a little bit rude. Today someone says something nice about him and his mother. The woman compliments ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 11, 2014: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Tinley, Susan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      |Today's very short gospel reading can easily be misunderstood as an indication that Jesus did not support any special devotion to Mary, his mother. In response to a woman in the crowd who calls for blessings on his mother ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 12, 2002: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      One short verse in Luke's gospel, in so few words, says so much.||Without peeking at what comes before or what follows, these two sentences captivate my imagination. A scene comes to my mind. A middle-aged woman is standing ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 13, 2012: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Starzyk, Michele (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      As someone who works in Student Life at this university in the Midwest, I have the honor to address our incoming new students and their parents several times as they are beginning their first year as freshmen. During one ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 14, 2000: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      "Rather," he replied, "blest are they who hear the word of God and keep it." (Luke 11:28)|So, just do it. Any questions?|"Well, yes. One question, please...what do you mean by 'keeping' the word of God?" Good question. So, ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 14, 2006: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      The reading from the Letter to the Galatians in today's liturgy reminds me vividly of what our novice director, Fr. Joe Sheehan, used to say when he administered the sacrament of reconciliation. He prayed that I would "put ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 8, 2016: 27th Weekn in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      While Jesus was speaking, a woman from the crowd called out and said to him,|"Blessed is the womb that carried you and the breasts at which you nursed."|He replied, "Rather, blessed are those who hear the word of God and ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 9, 2004: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      I was privileged to do my theological studies at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, California in the late 1970's. Among the many fine professors I studied under, one who stood out was Dr. Robert Goeser. He died ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 9, 2010: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Furlong, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      From the First Reading, we read:|| There is neither Jew nor Greek,| there is neither slave nor free person, |there is not male and female; |for you are all one in Christ Jesus.|There is not to be divisions. There is to be ...