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Reflection for Sunday, January 2, 2005: Second Sunday after Christmas.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-01-02)
Some of the implications of the mystery of the Incarnation are put forth in today's readings. These are texts that the Church in the United States has less chance to ponder because this Sunday is replaced in the Dioceses ...
Reflection for Friday, May 20, 2016: 7th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-05-20)
Transitioning out of the Easter Season into Ordinary Time this week has been challenging – and no more so than today when we hear an uncompromising call to patient perseverance in loving commitment. Few Biblical texts are ...
Reflection for Monday, July 11, 2011: 15th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-07-11)
Today is the Universal Church's celebration of the Feast of Saint Benedict. My imagination of a Benedictine Monastery or Convent is that of a quiet place of prayer and order. I was privileged to attend high school at a ...
The church in the modern world: Gaudium et spes then and now
(Michael Glazier Book : Liturgical Press, 2014)
Reflection for Monday, August 4, 2014: 18th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-08-04)
|The Church honors a French parish priest of the early 19th Century today in its liturgical cycle. St. John Vianney is one of very few diocesan priests who have been canonized. His early life was characterized by poverty ...
Reflection for Tuesday, January 13, 2015: 1st week of Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-01-13)
While the Universal Church simply calls this a Tuesday In Ordinary time it also acknowledges an ancient memorial of the sainthood of Hilary of Poitiers, a Bishop of the Fourth Century who remained faithful to the Doctrine ...
Reflection for Monday, March 23, 2015: 5th week of Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-03-23)
By pairing two scriptural stories of women who are accused of adultery, the Church is inviting us, through today's liturgy, to consider the mercy of God for those who are innocent or vulnerable. At least that is a first ...
Reflection for Wednesday December 26, 2018: Feast of St. Stephen, first Martyr.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2018-12-26)
For those who follow the liturgy closely, the Feast of Saint Stephen comes as something of a shock immediately on the heels of Christmas Day. It is clearly a "frame" for the Solemnity of Christmas. As such it provides a ...
Reflection for Monday January 21, 2019: 2nd Week in Ordinary Time, memorial of Saint Agnes.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2019-01-21)
The Memorial that we universally observe today in the Catholic Church is an ancient celebration of the life of St. Agnes. As with many of the early Martyrs of the Roman Empire, there is little historical data and lots of ...
Reflection for Friday January 25, 2019: Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2019-01-25)
A key word tying together today's readings is "baptism." | |Do you know, or do you actual observe or celebrate, your Baptism date? Right, Baptism date is what I asked. Nearly everyone knows and acknowledges their human ...