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Reflection for Saturday, March 25, 2017: Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-03-25)
As I reflected on the celebration liturgy of the Feast of the Annunciation during the Season of Lent, it becomes evident that the Feast subtly intends to shed light on the whole mystery of the Incarnation and the salvation ...
Reflection for Thursday, March 25, 2010 :Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2010-03-25)
In the Feast of the annunciation, the Church celebrates the wondrous proclamation of the fullness of God's saving will. The rich banquet of biblical texts assigned to today's Mass provides extraordinary insight into the ...
Reflection for Friday, March 25, 2011: Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-03-25)
It is always a striking juxtaposition to celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation in the heart of the Lenten fast. In the midst of the desert we come upon this wondrous feast with all its Christmas resonance. But if we paid ...
Reflection for Thursday, December 8, 2011: Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-12-08)
Listening to the so-called "super-committee" talk about their failure to achieve a compromise in the Senate the last few days sounds a bit like the first reading in today's liturgy from the book of Genesis: "He made me do ...
Reflection for Saturday, December 8, 2012: Immaculate Conception of Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-12-08)
The readings from the Mass on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception are replete with images of grace. Choices are given to human persons to become all that God created us to be. The contrast between Eve, the "Mother ...