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Reflection for Sunday, December 6, 1998: 2nd week in Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 1998-12-06)
Today's gospel gives us a vivid picture of someone who might be considered a stark, raving madman. John the Baptist is seen wandering the desert wrapped in animal skins and eating bugs for dinner. And the things he says! ...
Reflection for February 27, 1998: Friday after Ash Wednesday.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 1998-02-27)
Mardi Gras, the traditional New Orleans pre-Lenten celebration, ended on Tuesday. In the days and weeks before Ash Wednesday, people who take part in the festivities wear intricate masks to parties and in parades.||During ...
Reflection for Sunday, December 20, 1998: 4th week in Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 1998-12-20)
Jesus was born into our world - a world of brokenness. In today's gospel we see Joseph struggling with what to do about Mary's pregnancy. Mary, despite her powerful acceptance of God's wishes, might also have had misgivings. ...
Reflection for Friday, November 6, 1998: 31st week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 1998-11-06)
The dishonest steward is someone determined to land on his feet. As Jesus tells the story, the steward was about to be fired for "squandering his property." His power and prestige, his important place in the household, ...
Reflection for Sunday, October 25, 1998: 31st week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 1998-10-25)
How Do I Respond?|The cries of the widow, the child, and the oppressed will reach their goal of God and God will grant them mercy, so says the author of Sirach. I have often wondered if that is enough. Do I leave well ...