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Take and Give
(Creighton University, Online Ministries, 2014-05-20)
When I was a young Jesuit, we would end our morning Mass at seven, followed by fifteen minutes of thanksgiving on our knees. Our chapel was just down the hall from the kitchen where breakfast was being prepared. It was ...
(Creighton University, Online Ministries, 2015-10-20)
The other day a friend of mine generously flew me in his little four-passenger plane out to South Dakota to visit our Jesuit mission on the Pine Ridge Reservation. It was a sunny day going out and on the way back we were ...
(Creighton University, Online Ministries, 2014-04-22)
During a question and answer session after a recent retreat presentation, a fellow asked me the difference between faith and believing. Faith in one sense is a virtue, but it is also an orientation or a set of teachings. ...
A New G.P.S.
(Creighton University, Online Ministries, 2014-10-21)
When we are lost in our journeys, we are most noticing, most sense- abled. We look for signs, some indications of where we are in terms of where we would like to be. Global Positioning Systems are taking away the experience ...
Reflection for Sunday, July 2, 2017: 13th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-07-02)
Rewards and rewarding are not concepts which fit easily the image we humans have of an infinitely loving God. Prizes go to the winner and the winners are crowned because of their great efforts of physical or intellectual ...
Reflection for Monday, July 10, 2017: 14th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-07-10)
Many years ago now, when I was very small, regularly, down our street would come wagons and trucks selling fruits, various sizes of ice-blocks for our "Ice Box", offering scissor-repair, and collecting rags and garbage. ...
Reflection for Thursday, December 8, 2016: Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-08)
THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION|Of the BLESSED VIRGIN MARY|(Patronal Feast Day|of the United States of America)|A little history of this dogma and liturgical Feast Day in the Christian tradition might be in order. Pope Pious IX, ...
Reflection for Sunday, April 15, 2018: 3rd Week in Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2018-04-15)
Peter, in our First Reading for this Eucharistic Liturgy, is employing a Jewish historical form; reviewing the events of the past and moving through the present into the future. The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob has ...
Reflection for Friday September 28, 2018: 25th Week of Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2018-09-28)
In all four Gospels, there come times when the followers of Jesus are pictured as stating definitely that Jesus is the One, the Christ, the Messiah, the Son of God, the Sent. We hear one such declaration by Peter in ...
St. Ignatius of Loyola – Repost
(Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University., 2017-07-31)
Rev Larry Gillick, SJ discusses the life and legacy of St. Ignatius of Loyola.|This podcast first appeared in October 2007