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The Season of Waiting: Our God - Waiting for Us
(Creighton University, 2014-11-25)
A few days before Advent begins, Maureen McCann Waldron, Collaborative Ministry Office, will offer a surprising image of Advent that goes beyond our waiting and reveals a God who is enough to feel the great gift of our ...
A Deeper Lent: A Time for Healing and Hope Part 1
(Creighton University, 2011-03-27)
A presentation for Lent with Father Andy Alexander, SJ and Maureen McCann Waldron of Creighton University's Collaborative Ministry. Recorded March 27, 2011 at St Wenceslaus in Omaha, Nebraska as part of their Mission program.
A Parish Retreat on the Spiriturality of Pope Francis
(Creighton University, 2013-11-18)
In preparing the three nights of the retreat, it became clear to us how much of Pope Francis' message is shaped by the Gospel and the movements of the Spiritual Exercise of St. Ignatius. His message has been as challenging ...
Reflection for Monday, January 13, 2014: 1st week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-01-13)
Today we celebrate the return of Ordinary Time in the Church. The Christmas season ended yesterday with the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord and our ordinary days seem to begin again. The Church calls it “Ordinary Time” ...
Reflection for Tuesday, November 12, 2013: 32nd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-11-12)
Today's gospel can sound startling and uncomfortable to a rational, Western mind like mine. Jesus' story uses the social structure of his time to make a point. You wouldn't invite your servant to sit down at the table and ...
Reflection for Sunday, March 16, 2014: 2nd week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-03-16)
|In today's Gospel, Jesus takes Peter, James and John, his closest friends, up to the top of a mountain. There, "he was transfigured before them; his face shone like the sun and his clothes became white as light." And in ...
Reflection for April 21, 2014: Monday in the Octave of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-04-21)
Yesterday was the glorious feast of Easter joy. Today the churches are quieter as we begin to return to “normal” life. But what can be “normal” after Easter? Can we be the same people we were before the passion, death ...
Reflection for Sunday, May 25, 2014: 6th week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-05-25)
|Then the apostles laid hands on them and they received the Holy Spirit. |Although there have been times in my life when I never had a clear picture of the Spirit's place in my life, the older I get, the more I can feel ...
Reflection for Wednesday, February 26, 2014: 7th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-02-26)
The message of Jesus is so very simple, but often I don’t want to hear it. Help the poor, love my enemies and don’t be so obsessed with wealth and power. All wonderful ideas and ones I cheer with my whole heart. Well, ...
Reflection for Wednesday, February 10, 2010: 5th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2010-02-10)
My husband and I were once invited to join a Jewish family for Passover dinner in their home. We loved the stories behind each course and every ritual and it gave me a better sense of my own faith. To someone unfamiliar ...