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All the Better to Hear You, My Dear
(Creighton University, Online Ministries, 2014-04-29)
I had a Philosophy teacher who mentioned to us one day that the reason birds didn't talk to each other was that they had nothing to say. The little chirpers outside my window seem not to have been listening to that wise ...
(Creighton University, Online Ministries, 2016-03-29)
In some grade long ago, the teacher presented us, me, with the term "whole number". So shortly after I got my mind around such a funny term, she hit me with "broken numbers". I could imagine the number eight as having ...
Reflection for Monday, February 6, 2017: 5th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-02-06)
Different cultures and experts have puzzled over just how creation happened and is happening. There is the Big Bang explanation which sounds quite exciting. The "how" of it is one thing? The other question is "why"! ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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
Reflection for Wednesday October 31, 2018: 30th Week of Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2018-10-31)
This day before the feast of All Saints. "Hallow's Eve" here in North America is known as Halloween. The tradition is that children dress up in costumes and go around to houses ringing door bells or knocking and saying or ...
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 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, ...