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Reflection for Thursday, October 29, 2009: 30th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2009-10-29)
A favorite book we read to our children when they were young was the 1942 classic, The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown. In it, a young bunny challenges his mother with fanciful scenarios of how he might run away. Over ...
Reflection for Saturday, August 22, 2009: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time)
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2009-08-22)
"The scribes and the Pharisees... all their works are performed to be seen. They widen their phylacteries and lengthen their tassels." Matthew 23||We may not know what a phylactery is or how to lengthen a tassel, but when ...
Reflection for Friday, May 1, 2009: 3rd week in Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2009-05-01)
A special gathering with family and friends often centers around food. Certainly any one of us could eat alone, using food as the fuel that will keep us going. But it is at a table filled with love and companionship as ...
Reflection for Friday, February 6, 2009: 4th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2009-02-06)
John the Baptist was probably quite annoying at times. We can almost imagine Herod talking to him, afraid, yet inexplicably drawn to John by a sense of passion and direction that was missing in Herod's own life. When John ...
Reflection for Thursday, December 17, 2009: 3rd week in Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2009-12-17)
Today's gospel might seem almost odd at first glance. It's a long list of genealogy, tracing the family tree of Jesus. It recounts the ancestry from Abraham, through David and finally to Jesus. The remarkable part is that ...
Reflection for Tuesday, September 15, 2009: 24th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2009-09-15)
" . . . and you yourself a sword will pierce so that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed."||Sometimes we come across people who have a special quality - an ability to listen deeply; a sense of peace in their lives; ...