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Reflection for Saturday, December 24, 2016: 4th Week of Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-24)
“Blessed be the Lord for he has come to his people.” -- Luke 1:68|Tomorrow we celebrate the fulfilment of the Christmas promise: Emmanuel, our God with us. In the first readings all though this Advent season, we have read ...
Reflection for Wednesday, December 28, 2016: The Feast of the Holy Innocents.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-28)
Today's first reading tells of Jesus' message that God is light and in him there is no darkness at all. I spent a lot of time reflecting on this passage as I read the gospel of the day. Jesus' words prove valuable as I ...
Reflection for Friday, December 2, 2016: 1st Week of Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-02)
We enter Advent hopeful and anticipatory! Like children waiting for Christmas? Or is there something else much more meaningful that we can be doing during Advent? For how much more can we hope? Isaiah tells us that ...
St. Bernard of Clairvaux – Repost
(Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University., 2016-08-14)
Rev. William Harmless, S.J. discusses the life and work of St. Bernard of Clairvaux.|This is a repost of a program that originally ran in 2013.
The Sayings of the Desert Fathers
(Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University., 2016-02-01)
Dr. Zachary Smith discusses a set of early Christian texts know collectively as “The Sayings of the Desert Fathers.”|Smith teaches theology at Creighton University.
Politics and Ancient Monks
(Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University., 2016-07-04)
Dr. Zachary Smith comes back to the program to discuss insights we can glean from the encounter between ancient monks and the politics of the Roman Empire.|Smith teaches theology at Creighton University.
Reflection for Saturday, December 3, 2016: Memorial of Saint Francis Xavier, Priest.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-03)
Today we celebrate the feast of our Jesuit brother, St. Francis Xavier. Francis was one of the earliest companions of the Society of Jesus. He and several others met St. Ignatius of Loyola at the University of Paris where ...
Reflection for Monday, December 5, 2016: 2nd Week of Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-05)
I see today's first reading from Isaiah as an invitation, one that encompasses all of life, really, but is offered to us in a particularly meaningful way here in Advent. The reading uses language of "return," so to me ...
Reflection for Thursday, December 1, 2016: 1st Week of Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-01)
Advent brings a time to take a deep breath, a time to anticipate. But that anticipation also can have us looking back. How did we get to this place? And where does this path lead me?|The reading from Isaiah and the Gospel ...
Reflection for Friday, December 16, 2016: 3rd Week of Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-16)
Here we are in the third week of Advent. I like the focus of the Isaiah reading on "keep the Sabbath free from profanation" – what does that mean in 2016? I recall growing up at a time when the civil "encouragement" of ...