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Reflection for Sunday, November 3, 2013: 31st week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-11-03)
PRE-PRAYERING | The Eucharist is a "Thanksgiving Sacrifice" in which we join the thanksgiving life, death and resurrection of Jesus and in which we ask to be made an "ever-lasting gift" to God. In our celebration of the ...
Reflection for Sunday, November 4, 2012: 31st week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-11-04)
A PONDERING||Virtuous acts are seldom accompanied By the feeling of that virtue.|A rose is a rose; a feeling is just a feeling. People often confess their being impatient and so experience being unvirtuous. I ask them if ...
Reflection for Sunday, November 6, 2011: 32nd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-11-06)
PRE-PRAYERING || These past weekdays we have celebrated the memory of All the Saints as well as prayed with the memories of the souls now departed. These liturgies have been also a preparation for our celebration of the ...
Reflection for Friday, January 12, 2018: 1st Week of Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2018-01-12)
"Time flies," even in the liturgical year. We have only thirty-three days until Valentine's Day, so we can save any Christmas candy left over for treating our beloved friends. Ah, but alas, Valentine's Day this year is ...
The Spirit of Gratitude - Repost
(Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University., 2017-11-20)
As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, Rev. Larry Gillick reflects upon gratitude and the Christian life.|This program first appeared in 2011.
Reflection for Tuesday, October 31, 2017: 30th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-10-31)
|Today, here in North America, is the Eve of All Hallows Day, or the night before the liturgical celebration of All Saints. There is quite a complicated cultural history explaining the relationship between these two days ...
Reflection for Sunday, December 10, 2017: 2nd Week of Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-12-10)
Advent has only three full weeks this year. Christmas Eve's being on a Sunday means that the fourth week is only a short few hours. "So", we say-pray, "Better get with the program." We wish sincerely that we could be ...
A Weekend Retreat by Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J., April 2016
(Creighton University, Online Ministries, 2016-04-28)
This retreat was given by Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J. at the Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House, Lake Elmo, Minnesota, April 28 - May 1, 2016|This retreat is meant to be listened to but it is also intended that each conference ...
Reflection for Wednesday, September 28, 2016: 26th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-09-28)
Tug-of War contests were a delightful part of our Irish-relative picnics in my youth. A thick rope was held tightly by two teams of eight or nine pullers. All had been properly reinforced with muscle-enhancing food and ...
A 2013 Advent Retreat by Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J.
(Creighton University, Online Ministries, 2013-11-14)
Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J. gave this retreat at the Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House,|Lake Elmo, Minnesota, November 14-17, 2013.|These Retreat Conferences begin with a short introductory prayer followed by a thirty-minute ...