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A Parish Retreat on the Spiriturality of Pope Francis
(Creighton University, 2013-11-18)
In preparing the three nights of the retreat, it became clear to us how much of Pope Francis' message is shaped by the Gospel and the movements of the Spiritual Exercise of St. Ignatius. His message has been as challenging ...
Reflection for Sunday, December 29, 2013: The Feast of Holy Family of Jesus Mary and Joseph.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-12-29)
When I was a young wife and mother, I could never find the time to pray. Each day was so full and with each passing year our schedule as a family grew more demanding. How could I get the laundry done? How could I find time ...
Reflection for Wednesday, October 17, 2012: 28th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-10-17)
Today's readings are easy to skim, but hard to read carefully. When we scan the first reading, we can see a list of things Paul tells the Galatians to avoid.||"Immorality, impurity, licentiousness." We might be relieved ...
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.
Reflection for Thursday, October 28, 2010: Sts. Simon and Jude, Apostles.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2010-10-28)
“God is just too busy loving us to have any time left for disappointment,” writes Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J. The Jesuit priest has spent more than 20 years working with gang members in Los Angeles and has a different perspective ...
Reflection for January 7, 2013: 3rd week in Christmas.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-01-07)
"When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee ... and went to live in Capernaum by the sea." Matthew 4:12||I often watched my friend, Jesus, when he first returned to us in Capernaum after John ...
Reflection for Thursday, May 5, 2011: 2nd week in Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-05-05)
For the one whom God sent speaks the words of God. He does not ration his gift of the Spirit. John 3||I would like to picture myself as one who exudes a loving peace and calm, leading a constant interior prayer life and ...
Reflection for Saturday, May 7, 2011: 2nd week in Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-05-07)
"When it was evening, the disciples . . . embarked in a boat. It had already grown dark . . . . The sea was stirred up because a strong wind was blowing.... They saw Jesus and they began to be afraid." - John 6||How many ...
Reflection for Wednesday, July 10, 2013: 14th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-07-10)
In today's gospel, we see Jesus sending out his closest twelve disciples to spread his message: the Kingdom of God is at hand. He sends them to do the critical work of evangelizing and healing. Drive out unclean spirits ...
Reflection for Wednesday, November 28, 2012: 34th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-11-28)
We don't have to be afraid. Today's readings may send chills down our spine, but the invitation to us is not to fear.|In this final handful of days in the liturgical year, we are given a "great and awe-inspiring" vision ...