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Reflection for Friday, November 3, 2000: 30th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2000-11-03)
One side effect of my father's illness is his suffering from a filling up of fluids in his body. It's called edema, or "dropsy." So I have a vivid image of Jesus looking at this man across the table from him, suffering ...
Reflection for Wednesday, November 1, 2006: All Saints, Solemnity.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2006-11-01)
the times of great persecutions of the early Church, there were so many martyrs that it was impossible to commemorate each one on an individual day. Eventually, when the Church was given an old this great feast was born.|Today ...
Reflection for Tuesday, October 1, 2002: 26th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2002-10-01)
feel drawn, by a grace deep within, to reflect upon the life of Thérèse of Lisieux, the "Little Flower". Her "little way" of holiness attracts me so much today. Her compelling life and simple message seem to fit so ...
Reflection for Friday, August 3, 2012: 17th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-08-03)
And he did not work many mighty deeds there because of their lack of faith. - Mt 13|We have a remarkable story in today's gospel. We see a classic example of how familiarity can breed a hostile environment for Jesus' work ...
Reflection for Friday, March 2, 2012: 1st week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-03-02)
If you, O Lord, laid bare our guilt who could endure it? Ps. 130|| Unless your holiness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees you shall not enter the kingdom of God. Mt. 5.||How could our holiness possibly "surpass" ...
Reflection for Friday, February 17, 2006: 6th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2006-02-17)
I really understand that the disciples of Jesus didn't comprehend his mission and felt very frightened by his prediction of his passion and death. It makes sense to me that they were resistant to going to Jerusalem with ...
Reflection for Saturday, September 30, 2006: 25th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2006-09-30)
Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come. Ecclesiastes 11|The Son of Man is to be handed over to men. ... But they did not understand this saying. Luke 9|Today's gospel ends with the words, ...
Reflection for Monday, February 22, 2010: Chair of St. Peter, Apostle
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2010-02-22)
And so I say to you, you are Peter,||and upon this rock I will build my Church, |and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it. Matthew 16|The feast of the Chair of Peter reminds us that our Lord gave Peter ...
Reflection for Sunday, August 29, 2010: 22nd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2010-08-29)
Humble yourself the more, the greater you are, and you will find favor with God. ... Water quenches a flaming fire, and alms atone for sins. Sirach 3||The father of orphans and the defender of widows is God in his holy ...
Seventeenth Week of Ordinary Time: July 27 - August 2, 2014
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-07-27)
"Indeed, like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand." - Jeremiah 18