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Reflection for February 13, 2013: Ash Wednesday .
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-02-13)
When I was in grade school, I remember Ash Wednesday as a melancholy day. The sisters who taught us were unusually somber and whispery to us that day. It felt like Ash Wednesday, with its marked foreheads and meager meals, ...
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 ...
Reflection for Wednesday, August 15, 2012: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-08-15)
 Revelation 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab Psalm 45:10bc, 11, 12ab, 16|Mary looked over at John writing at his table and smiled. He had always looked so young and the years had not aged him very much. She could understand why ...
Reflection for March 10, 2011: Thursday after Ash Wednesday
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-03-10)
"Whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it."|In two paragraphs, today's Gospel gives us a summary of the life of following Jesus. It will not always be easy and it ...
Reflection for April 5, 2010: Monday in the Octave of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2010-04-05)
"Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went away quickly from the tomb, fearful yet overjoyed. . . . "||From the moment we are born, we are brought into a world of the unknowns - and fear becomes a part of our lives. Today's ...
Reflection for Monday, April 29, 2013: 5th week in Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-04-29)
Today's first reading from Acts opens with Paul and Barnabas fleeing from Iconium because the people are about to attack them with stones. In the next paragraph we see the two in Lystra, where the townspeople think they ...
Reflection for Monday, February 20, 2012: 7th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-02-20)
"As Jesus came down from the mountain with Peter, James, John ..." It is this first line that makes the story "shocking." Peter, James and John had just come from the vision of Jesus transfigured before them. Moses and ...
Reflection for April 4, 2012: Wednesday of Holy Week.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-04-04)
"Amen, I say to you, one of you will betray me."||Today's gospel is a most intimate scene. Jesus and his closest followers gather around the table for Passover. This family ritual was likely a cherished part of their Jewish ...
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.
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 ...