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Reflection for Friday, May 19, 2017: 5th Week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-05-19)
The opening prayer of today's Mass asks God to conform the Church to the paschal mystery of Christ. What does it mean for us who make up the Church to be conformed to the mission, death, and resurrection of Christ? How ...
Reflection for Sunday November 24, 2019: The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2019-11-24)
|As we close the Year of Luke (Year C) in the Lectionary Cycle on this Feast of Christ the King, we are invited to ponder one of the most poignant gospel passages – to enter deeply into the mystery of salvation and to ...
Reflection for April 12, 2020: Easter Sunday.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-12)
This reflection will be coming soon. Until then, here is a reflection from Larry Gillick, S.J. from 2010.|Four months ago, just before Christmas, the sun began its return towards our half of the globe. The ancient celebrations ...
Reflection for Friday, June 19, 2020: Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-06-19)
|Devotion to the heart of Christ, as a symbol of God's perfect love for all humanity, lives deeply within the tradition of mystical or spiritual theology in the Christian Tradition. The passage in John's Gospel, close to ...
Reflection for Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 18th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-08-09)
Today's readings give us a clear message that the Lord is not happy with us if we are driven by fear rooted in lack of trust in God. In fact, we are told, God rewards behavior that is bold and confident in His compassion. |In ...
Reflection for Saturday, September 30, 2017: 25th Week of Ordinary Time
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-09-30)
There are many comments in Christian history about how challenging it is to live with, or to live in close friendship with, a saint. Recognized saints – those who have been officially canonized by the Church or, in earlier ...
Reflection for Friday, August 18, 2017: 19th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-08-18)
Today's liturgical readings, at first reflection do not seem to have a great deal of thought continuity. The first text from Exodus is a kind of litany of God's great deeds, designed to stir up the gratitude of the ...
Reflection for Saturday, March 25, 2017: Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-03-25)
As I reflected on the celebration liturgy of the Feast of the Annunciation during the Season of Lent, it becomes evident that the Feast subtly intends to shed light on the whole mystery of the Incarnation and the salvation ...
The Assumption of Mary – Repost
(Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University., 2017-08-14)
Eileen Burke Sullivan discusses the doctrine of the Assumption of Mary.|This program first appeared in 2012.
Reflection for Friday, February 22, 2013: Chair of St. Peter, Apostle.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-02-22)
Today we celebrate a universal Feast of the Church, the Chair of Peter. In a very real way, the Church treats this feast as a kind of foundation day of the Papacy - certainly the text from Matthew that we are invited to ...