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    • Reflection for Thursday September 26, 2019: 25th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Some readings seem to reach out and immediately touch my heart.  However, at first reading, today's scripture confused me.  The first reading seemed overwhelming, the gospel seemed too short – what else happened or was ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 22, 2005: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      "And he kept trying to see him"||This short reading about "Herod the ruler" is situated in Luke's gospel just after the healing of the "dead child." We are told her parents were "astounded."|The curing is followed by Jesus ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 22, 2011: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Rouse, Maryanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      Today's first reading is from the Book of the prophet Haggai. If like me, this is a part of Scripture with which you are unfamiliar, you might "Google" it to find out more. Unfortunately, you won't find much. Haggai is ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 23, 1999: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999)
      I was a music minister for many years, and I still find it hard to read the Mass readings without picking out songs to go with them. I wish I was playing Mass today because I could fit all the music around the first reading. ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 24, 2009: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      "You have eaten, but have not been satisfied; You have drunk, but have not been exhilarated; have clothed yourselves, but not been warmed; And whoever earned wages earned them for a bag with holes in it." Haggai||Today's ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 24, 2015: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kersten, Kevin, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Today's Gospel features King Herod the Tetrarch.  He asks about Jesus:  "Who is this about whom I hear such things?"  His question echoes virtually the same question by many others earlier in Luke's Gospel.  Here are a few ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 26, 2013: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013)
      "Consider your ways!" Haggai 1||Herod Antipas was the son of Herod the Great, who was the cruel king at the time of the Nativity story - the butcher of the children of Bethlehem. The son inherited a quarter of his father's ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 27, 2001: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Foord, Eden (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001)
      "I will set out to serve the poor. I will try to do so in a gay and modest manner, so as to console and edify them; I will speak to them as though they were lords and masters." -- Vincent de Paul|Today is the feast of St. ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 27, 2007: 25th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schlegel, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007)
      One of the many attributes of St. Vincent de Paul was his love of the poor and needy. He saw in every woman and man he met the image of God. The congregation he founded has this work of charity as one of its principal ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 28, 2017: 25th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Costanzo, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      As I reflect on this week's Gospel from Luke 9 I imagined the context in which Herod was responding in his day and compare to today. Jesus is performing miracles and Herod is perplexed? I believe I would also be perplexed. ...