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    • Online Retreat - Week 5 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      The Disorder of Sin - Appalling Rebellion|Guide: What Sin Is|We have spent several weeks enjoying what it is to live in harmony with our purpose and to be inspired by people who seem to get it right. We now turn to look ...
    • Online Retreat - Week 6 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      The Disorder of Sin - Personal Rebellion|Guide: A Time for Deep Self-Knowledge|After King David had an affair with Bathsheba and had her husband, Uriah, killed, Nathan the prophet came to him with a parable. A rich man, ...
    • Online Retreat - Week 7 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      The Disorder of Sin - Personal Patterns|Guide: Uncovering the Mystery of Our Sin|Last week we reviewed the record of our sins in the light of God's love for us. This week we give ourselves the time to probe the patterns ...
    • Online Retreat - Week 8 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      God's Love for Us - Forgiving Mercy|Guide: How God Must Rejoice|This week we will walk around in God's love for us. We want to taste - to fully enjoy - the forgiveness that is God's gift to us.|Though we have been trying ...
    • Online Retreat - Week 9 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      God's Love for Us - Healing Mercy|Guide: God's Love Heals Us|Last week we surrendered to God's forgiving embrace. We accepted and celebrated the forgiving mercy God offers us so that we might experience ourselves as loved ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 10 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      The Invitation of Love - Please Be with Me|Guide: The Call of Our Baptism|Imagine that someone we love has just returned from a week of retreat in the Dominican Republic. Consider this invitation that he or she might make ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 11 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      The Invitation of Love - Our Response|Guide: Offering Ourselves Completely|This week we consider our response to the invitation of love. Through last week's exercise, we know that the depth of our response depends on the ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 12 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      God's Compassion Missions Jesus|Guide: With Jesus in His Mission|We have responded to the invitation of Jesus, the one who loves us. At some level we have expressed our desire to be with Jesus in his mission from God. Now ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 13 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      God Prepares the Way|Guide: The Promise|The early pages of Jesus' photo album show us God's patient and faithful preparation to send Jesus among us. We find the photo of God calling Abram and Sarai to leave their homeland ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 14 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      God Announces the Way; Servants Are Open|Guide: The Faith That Formed Jesus|When we look at a friend's photo album, some of the most intriguing pictures are the ones of our friend's grandparents and parents. We stare into ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 15 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      We Experience His Birth, for Us|Guide: The Grace of His Birth|Many mothers, on their children's birthdays each year, tell them the details of the day they were born. Year after year, the details are repeated. At this point ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 15a Review 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      Pausing to Review the Graces We Have Received|Guide: Taking Stock|In the Spiritual Exercises, St. Ignatius urged directors of those making the Exercises to remind those making the retreat that it was important to "remain" ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 16 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      A Hidden Life for Thirty Years|Guide: The Carpenter's Son|One of the most remarkable realities about Jesus is that we know almost nothing about the first thirty years of his life. We know the stories from his public life ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 17 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      Two Ways of Desiring|Guide: What Do We Want?|We have begun to contemplate the life of Jesus. We have seen how, from the very beginning, his life was shaped by profound trust in God, surrender to God's plan, and the acceptance ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 17a Review 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      Pausing to Review the Graces We Have Received|Guide: The Graces Take Us Deeper|We pause again to let the graces we have received penetrate our hearts more deeply. We are making this retreat in the midst of our everyday ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 18 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      Three Kinds of Responses|Guide: Motives|Before returning to the life of Jesus, we will take one more week to lay further foundation for our upcoming reflections. We know we will be drawn more deeply into our relationship ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 19 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      Journey from Nazareth to the River Jordan Baptism|Guide: Jesus' Journey into His Mission|We now return to contemplating the life of Jesus. We reflect on the two ways of desiring and three types of responses we have prepared ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 20 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      The Temptations in the Desert|Guide: Testing|There is no greater self-revelation than to let one's temptations show. In this week's contemplation, Jesus shows us what he wrestled with. In our growing desire to know him, ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 21 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      Jesus Calls Others to Join Him|Guide: Being Drawn to Him|As Jesus reveals his story to us, we can't help becoming drawn to him. This week, we have the privilege of contemplating Jesus as the one who calls companions to ...
    • Online Retreat- Week 22 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online MinistriesOmaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-01)
      Jesus Shares His Message|Guide: Let the Word Penetrate|This week we seek to know Jesus more intimately by entering into the depth of his words. Lovers listen. Lovers devour the words of the other. This week we want to come ...