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Reflection for Friday, June 24, 2016: Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Solemnity.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-06-24)
This liturgical celebration, also known as Little Christmas, begins with an Entrance Antiphon from the Prologue of John's Gospel. "There was a man sent by God who came to testify to the light, to prepare a people fit for ...
Reflection for Sunday, April 2, 2017: 5th Week of Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-04-02)
The Prophet Ezekiel is transported to a bone-yard of sorts. The voice of the Lord tells the prophet to call these bones back to sinews and flesh. He does so and shaking, rattling and rising begin to occur. This is not a ...
Reflection for Wednesday, April 5, 2017: 5th Week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-04-05)
As I sit to write this Reflection I can imagine that you, the reader/pray-er are hoping for something new and exciting. For my part I am wondering if this is possible. The disciples with whom Jesus is speaking, are not ...
Reflection for Tuesday, October 31, 2017: 30th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-10-31)
|Today, here in North America, is the Eve of All Hallows Day, or the night before the liturgical celebration of All Saints. There is quite a complicated cultural history explaining the relationship between these two days ...
The Spirit of Gratitude - Repost
(Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University., 2017-11-20)
As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, Rev. Larry Gillick reflects upon gratitude and the Christian life.|This program first appeared in 2011.
Reflection for Sunday, November 10, 2013: 32nd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-11-10)
PRE-PRAYERING | The traditional clasping of our hands together in prayer speaks of begging or pleading. We petition God with hearts and hands in a posture of poverty and diminishment. We kneel in a similar posture of deep ...
Reflection for Sunday, November 11, 2012: 32nd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-11-11)
A PONDERING||Temptations are most often about over-doing or under-doing something good.|Whether we believe in the tempting-devil or not, we do know through our own experiences the power of temptations. A rather enjoyable ...
Reflection for Sunday, November 13, 2011: 33rd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-11-13)
PRE-PRAYERING || Here in North America we are preparing to celebrate the old, ancient, liturgy with a few translational changes. In two weeks we will pray with words which are a more literal and exact rendering of the Latin ...
Reflection for Thursday, February 13, 2014: 5th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-02-13)
It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. In today’s Gospel reading, compassion is the response to a mother whose necessity is her daughter’s life. The mother is not of the Jewish tradition or faith, but has ...
Reflection for April 18, 2014: Good Friday.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-04-18)
|"It was the best of times and the worst of times" is how Dickens opens his book, A Tale of Two Cities. The readings for today's Communion Service is a tale of two kingdoms. While there is no Eucharistic celebration today, ...