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Reflection for Monday, December 26, 2016: Feast of Saint Stephen, The First Martyr.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-26)
Today we celebrate the feast of Saint Stephen, the first martyr. He was one of the deacons in the church in Jerusalem. Luke records the story of Stephen's preaching which led to his death.|Jesus said that the time would ...
Reflection for Friday, December 23, 2016: 4th Week of Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-23)
Working on a college campus is inspiring. You are surrounded by young, energetic students who are here to learn and grow. But I have an interesting observation about these same students. I am amazed at their uncanny ability ...
Reflection for Saturday, December 31, 2016: Octave of Christmas.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-31)
As I was walking through the hallway in the College of Nursing the other day, I noticed a folk art sign displayed in one of the faculty offices. It read Not to spoil the ending, but everything is going to be OK. |What a ...
Reflection for Tuesday, December 27, 2016: Feast of Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-27)
Two days ago we were in a stable in Bethlehem. Now we are outside the empty tomb. Liturgical time can really fly…|I love Christmas season; it may be my favorite liturgical season of the year. As my fellow Americans take ...
Reflection for Thursday, December 29, 2016: Octave of Christmas.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-29)
The first reading reminds me of an incident that happened in the Jesuit school I worked in, in India. It was the season of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Two elementary school boys were talking loudly during recess, ...
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 ...
First Week of Christmas: Dec. 25 - 31, 2016
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-25)
John answered them, "I baptize with water; but there is one among you whom you do not recognize, the one who is coming after me, whose sandal strap I am not worthy to untie." John 1
Creighton University Magazine Summer 2016
(Creighton University, 2016-06)
RACE IN AMERICA | One-half of the American population considers racism “a big problem” in our country, according to a Pew Research Center study, a finding consistent with other polls and recent events. Members of the ...