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    • Reflection for Tuesday October 16, 2018: 28th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      One has to admire the Pharisees' desire for observance. Of course, it is easier to be faithful, when we ourselves write the norms for faithfulness. The Pharisee party had written the norms for faithfulness, or at least ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, October 11, 2016: 28th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      Throughout the early autumn season here in the northern hemisphere, the Church's Ordinary Time is winding down and the imperative of authentically and fully following Christ, even to difficulty or death is a constant theme.  ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, October 12, 2010: 28th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Heaney, Robert (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      The Galatians were Celts, the same ethnic people we know today as Irish or highland Scot. They were bleached blondes, fierce fighters, and exuded a typically childlike enthusiasm. When Paul got side-tracked to their town ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, October 14, 2008: 28th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      I was a teenager during the 1960's. We talked a lot about freedom. Sadly, in our struggle to be free, we often chose lifestyles that led to slavery. The apostle Paul spoke to another time but his teachings also resonate ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, October 14, 2014: 28th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Crawford, Sue (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      |Freedom and mercy--how sweet those two words sound! Today let us reflect on our desire for freedom and mercy in a loving relationship with our God and God's desire for us to live in freedom and to gratefully accept mercy ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, October 15, 2002: 28th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Lanahan, Joan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      IDOLS||"O you Pharisees, although you cleanse the outside of the cup and dish, inside you are filled with plunder and evil."|This sentence of Luke's gospel reminds me of Ps 40:|"Happy those who trust in the Lord, who turn ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, October 16, 2012: 28th week in Ordinary Time. 

      McMahon, Cindy Murphy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      There's just no way to get around it-Jesus does not mince words when it comes to hypocrisy!|In this Gospel reading from Luke, he lays into the Pharisees for their insistence on ritualistic cleansing laws while refusing to ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, October 17, 2000: 28th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Today's scriptures deal with God's laws and grace. How these relate has always been somewhat of a mystery to me. If we have grace, is it "anything goes?" If we have grace, do we automatically desire to obey God's laws? I'm ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, October 17, 2006: 28th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schlegel, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      "Let me be food for the wild beasts, through whom I can reach God. I am God's wheat, and I am being ground by the teeth of wild beasts that I may prove to be pure bread."||Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, in Syria, refused to ...