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Reflection for Tuesday, October 31, 2017: 30th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-10-31)
|Today, here in North America, is the Eve of All Hallows Day, or the night before the liturgical celebration of All Saints. There is quite a complicated cultural history explaining the relationship between these two days ...
Reflection for Sunday, April 2, 2017: 5th Week of Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-04-02)
The Prophet Ezekiel is transported to a bone-yard of sorts. The voice of the Lord tells the prophet to call these bones back to sinews and flesh. He does so and shaking, rattling and rising begin to occur. This is not a ...
Reflection for Sunday, March 5, 2017: 1st Week of Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-03-05)
In our First Reading for this liturgy, we hear of one garden, two newly-minted beings and two trees surrounded by various varieties of flora and fauna. Ah yes, I forgot about the serpent. How did it slither in without ...
Reflection for Thursday, August 17, 2017: 19th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-08-17)
You could wonder a bit about what it means exactly to forgive seventy times seven. Perhaps the 491st time you can seek revenge or refuse mercy. That's okay, I guess, if you are interested in loopholes and being meticulous ...
The Spirit of Gratitude - Repost
(Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University., 2017-11-20)
As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, Rev. Larry Gillick reflects upon gratitude and the Christian life.|This program first appeared in 2011.
Reflection for Sunday, December 10, 2017: 2nd Week of Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-12-10)
Advent has only three full weeks this year. Christmas Eve's being on a Sunday means that the fourth week is only a short few hours. "So", we say-pray, "Better get with the program." We wish sincerely that we could be ...
Reflection for Wednesday, April 5, 2017: 5th Week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-04-05)
As I sit to write this Reflection I can imagine that you, the reader/pray-er are hoping for something new and exciting. For my part I am wondering if this is possible. The disciples with whom Jesus is speaking, are not ...
Reflection for Friday, September 29, 2017: 25th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-09-29)
We know the words, "archconservative, archenemy, archrival, archbishop". These all mean that there are other conservatives, enemies, rivals and bishops, but one more equal than the others. We have a wonderfully pastoral ...
Reflection for Monday, May 15, 2017: 5th Week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-05-15)
Yesterday, here in North America, was the celebration of Mothers and Mother's Day. This is the annual day of reverencing the women who live the vocation of giving life in so many ways to the world. The day is the day of ...
Reflection for Wednesday, January 4, 2017: 2nd Week of Christmas.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-01-04)
In the first nineteen verses of the first chapter of John's Gospel, from which our reading of the Good News is taken, we read about a "Light." These verses are known as the Prologue, a kind of an overture. Themes of ...