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  • Science and Religion: Content from the CDR 

    CDR Featured Content (Creighton University. 2017-02-01)
    The attached web page provides links to CDR content about Scientists, their faith and the relationship between science and religion.
  • Homily, 30 October 2016 

    Richard, Jizba (2016-10-30)
    Homily, 30 October 2016|Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time|Wisdom 11:22-12:2; Psalms 145:1-2,8-9,10-11,13,14; 2 Thessalonians 1:11-2:2; Luke 19:1-10|- - - - - - - - - - |For you love all things that are and loathe nothing ...
  • Homily, 29 January 2017 

    Jizba, Richard (2017-01-29)
    Homily, 29 January 2017|Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time|Zephaniah 2:3, 3:12-13; Psalms 146:6-7,8-9,9-10; 1 Corinthians 1:26-31; Matthew 5:1-12a|- - - - - - - |Two hundred years ago – in the first decades of the 1800s – ...
  • Homily, November 27, 2016 

    Jizba, Richard (2016-11-27)
    Homily, November 27, 2016*|First Sunday of Advent|Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 122:1-9; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:37-44|—————|“Come, let us climb the Lord’s mountain, to the house of the God of Jacob, that he may instruct us ...
  • Homily, 25 September 2016 

    Jizba, Richard (2016-09-25)
    Homily, 25 September 2016|Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time |Amos 6:1a,4-7; Psalms 146:7,8-9,9-10; 1 Timothy 6:11-16; Luke 16:19-31 | ------ |Woe to the complacent in Zion … they are not made ill by the collapse of ...
  • Homily, 28 August 2016 

    Jizba, Richard (2016-08-28)
    Homily, 28 August 2016|Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time|Sirach 3:17-18,20,28-29; Psalms 68:4-5,6-7,10-11; Hebrews 12:18-19,22-24a; Luke 14:1,7-14|—————|The one who humbles himself will be exalted.|—————|Our first ...
  • Homily, 8 January 2017: The Epiphany of the Lord 

    Jizba, Richard (2017-01-08)
    Homily, 8 January 2017|The Epiphany of the Lord|Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalms 72:1-2,7-8,10-11,12-13; Ephesians 3:2-3a,5-6; Matthew 2:1-12|—————|Earth's crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God;|But only he who ...
  • Homily, 31 July 2016, Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

    Jizba, Richard (2016-07-31)
    “Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions.” |—————|The rich man in today’s parable had a very good year -- and so he gave some thought to how to preserve ...
  • Homily, 26 June 2016, Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

    Jizba, Richard (2016-06-26)
    Homily, 26 June 2016|Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time|1 Kings 19:16B,19-21; Psalms 16:1-2,5,7-8,9-10,11; Galatians 5:1,13-18; Luke 9:51-62|— —|‘Excuses’ : And to another he said, "Follow me." But he replied, "Lord, ...
  • Homily, 24 April 2016, Fifth Sunday of Easter 

    Jizba, Richard (2016-04-24)
    Acts 13:26-33; Psalms 145:8-9,10-11,12-13; Revelations 21:1-5a; John 13:31-33a,34-35|—————|“I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another.”|Love is not simply ...
  • Homily, 3 April 2016, Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) 

    Jizba, Richard (2016-04-03)
    Acts 5:12-16; Psalms 118:2-4,13-15,22-24; Revelation 1:9-11a,12-13,17-19; John 20:19-31|—————|I am the first and the last, the one who lives.|Once I was dead, but now I am alive forever and ever.|—————||Long before that ...
  • Homily, 28 February 2016, Third Sunday of Lent 

    Jizba, Richard (2016-02-28)
    Exodus 3:1-8a,13-15; Psalms 103:1-2,3-4,6-7,8,11; 1 Corinthians 10:1-6,10-12; Luke 13:1-9|—————|God is with us in the mystery of suffering|—————|Ten years ago this spring my wife and I experienced some rather unsettling ...
  • Homily, 31 January 2016, Fourth Sunday in Ordinarty Time 

    Jizba, Richard (2016-02-08)
    Homily 31 January 2016 | Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time | Jeremiah 1:4-5,17-19; Psalm 71:1-2,3-4,5-6,15-17; 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13 [72] |—————| But I shall show you a still more excellent way.|—————|Every other month ...
  • Homily, 29 November 2015, First Sunday of Advent 

    Jizba, Richard (2015-12-03)
    Homily, 29 November 2015, First Sunday of Advent Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalms 25:4-5,8-9,10,14; 1 Thessalonians 3:12-4:2; Luke 21:25-28,34-36|—————|"... when these signs begin to happen, stand erect and raise your heads ...
  • Homily, 25 October 2015, Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

    Jizba, Richard (2015-10-25)
    Homily, 25 October 2015|Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time|Jeremiah 31:7-9; Psalms 126:1-2,2-3,4-5,6; Hebrews 5:1-6; Mark 10:46-52|—————|“Go your way; your faith has saved you.”|—————|What is the story of Bartimaeus ...
  • Homily, 27 September 2015, Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

    Jizba, Richard (2015-09-27)
    Homily, 27 September 2015|Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time|Numbers 11:25-29; Psalms 19:8,10,12-13,14; James 5:1-6; Mark 9:28-43,45,47-48|—————|“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”|“Blessed ...
  • Homily, 30 August 2015, Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time 

    Jizba, Richard (2015-08-30)
    Homily, 30 August 2015|Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time| |Deuteronomy 4:1-2,6-8; Psalms 15:2-3,3-4,4-5; James 2:17-18,21b-22,27; Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23|—————|Hearing the bedroom door open down the hall, Joan looked ...
  • Homily, 26 July 2015, Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

    Jizba, Richard (2015-07-26)
    Homily, 26 July 2015|Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time|2 Kings, 4:42-44; Psalms 145:10-11,15-16,17-18; Ephesians 4:1-6; John 6:1-15|—————|My house sits on the top of a ridge on the north side of our subdivision. Behind ...
  • Homily, 28 June 2015 Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

    Jizba, Richard (2015-06-28)
    God, for some people, is simply the divine watchmaker. He created the world as we know it, wound it up so to speak, and then let it run. |People who believe in that kind of God, often think of miracles as “violations of ...
  • Homily, 31 May 2015, Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity 

    Jizba, Richard (2015-05-31)
    Homily, 31 May 2015|The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity|Deuteronomy 4:32-34,39-40; Psalms 33:4-5,6,9,18-19,20,22; Romans 8:14-17; Matthew 28:16-20|—————|May has been kind a tough month around here. It began with an ...

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