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Reflection for Wednesday, November 2, 2011: Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed (All Souls)
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-11-02)
"The souls of the just are in the hands of God and no torment shall touch them." Book of Wisdom ||Among the pictures on my refrigerator are the newspaper obit and photo of my lifelong academic/professional mentor and a ...
Reflection forTuesday, December 27, 2011: Feast of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-12-27)
Student Daily Reflection "Mary Magdalene ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved and told them ... " John 20||As I thought about these readings on the feast of St. John, a startling question ...
Reflection for Thursday, March 17, 2011: 1st week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-03-17)
"If you then, who are wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give good things to those who ask him." Matthew|As a kid growing up in a large farm family, it never ...
Reflection for Saturday, August 6, 2011: Transfiguration of the Lord.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-08-22)
If anyone had his life transformed by meeting Jesus, it was surely St. Peter, who left his fishing boat and nets to follow a prophet who offered to make him a fisher of men. Today I'm drawn to Peter's role in the Transfiguration ...
Reflection for Monday, September 5, 2011: 23rd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-09-05)
When I was growing up in the pre-Vatican II Church, we did a lot of hair splitting. Did that piece of pork floating in the can of beans put the whole can off limits on a Friday? If you didn't have a hat or a chapel veil, ...
Reflection for Thursday, January 27, 2011: 3rd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-01-27)
"We must consider how to rouse one another to love and good works. We should not stay away from our assembly as is the custom of some, but encourage one another." Letter to the Hebrews ||There's nothing like being forced ...
Reflection for Monday, July 4, 2011: Independence Day.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-07-04)
"Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience." Colossians|| Today as I give thanks for being an American, I recall a snowy night in 1975 when I ...
Reflection for Monday, May 9, 2011: 3rd week in Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-05-09)
“Stephen, filled with grace and power, was working great wonders and signs among the people.”| Acts of the Apostles | By nature, I am skeptical of most “signs” and “wonders,” not the slightest bit superstitious. While Acts ...