Mission and Ministry is the Division of the University that provides the non-academic and non-clinical ministries for the students, faculty and staff of Creighton. Mission and Ministry web site

These are the six departments of Mission and Ministry

  • Campus Ministry
  • Center for Service and Justice
  • Collaborative Ministry Office
  • CU Retreat Center
  • Deglman Center for Ignatian Spirituality
  • ILAC

In collaboration with St. John's Parish, we serve the Creighton Community with a variety of ministries that call forth the gifts of the community.

In service of the Jesuit Catholic character of Creighton, we gather the gifts of this richly diverse community, that we all might grow in freedom as women and men for others.

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  • The union of minds and hearts : celebrating the spiritual roots of Creighton University : an introduction for newcomers 

    Weber, Laura A. (Creighton University Press. 2008)
    A collection of essays by 20 Creighton Jesuits and lay partners, offers a concise introduction to Creighton's founding vision, a brief recounting of the life and educational endeavors of St. Ignatius of Loyola, an exploration ...
  • 第一周 (Week 1) 

    Unknown author (Creighton University, Online Ministries. 2000)
    網上避靜(退修)指引──第一周| 從最基本開始| 導引| 這是三十四周旅程的第一周。我們從最基本開始──自己的故 事。祈禱是跟上主建立關係的基礎。在這一周,我們要借著反 省自己的故事,在日常生活中,開始增進跟上主的關係。在第 一周,讓我們騰出時間透過祈禱來反省自己的故事。最重要的 是我們讓自省成為本周生活的依據。
  • Reflection for Tuesday, May 2, 2017: 3rd Week of Easter. 

    Kowalski, Joan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-02)
    The crowd said to Jesus:|"What sign can you do, that we may see and believe in you?|What can you do?|Our ancestors ate manna in the desert, as it is written:|He gave them bread from heaven to eat."|So Jesus said to ...
  • Reflection for Monday, May 1, 2017: 3rd Week of Easter. 

    Quinn, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-01)
    Reading one, Stephen's Arrest|Stephen was a young man who had been singled out to be one of the first Deacons. He was so-honored because he was a person who was filled with wisdom, the Spirit, grace, and power. He was ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, May 3, 2017: 3rd Week of Easter. 

    Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-03)
    It's one of those days. I'm cranky. I didn't get a lot of sleep. I am impatient with my colleagues. I'm frustrated because a project was rejected. Everyone is driving me crazy. I'm feeling sorry for myself. I am near tears ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, May 6, 2017: 3rd Week of Easter. 

    Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-06)
    As I write this reflection it is a wonderful spring day, with abundant sunshine and bright blue skies.  Songbirds are filling the air with their intricate songs of joy, perennial plants are bursting with the energy and ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, May 9, 2017: 4th Week of Easter. 

    Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-09)
    One of the special features of the Gospel of John, is the focus on Jewish feasts, especially Passover and Tabernacles (also called Booths). In this gospel, feasts are noted not simply to mark the time of the year when an ...
  • Reflection for Friday, May 5, 2017: 3rd Week of Easter. 

    Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-05)
    Saul was a very confident fellow who followed through on his convictions.  When faced with a rival to his own religious paradigm, he did not simply say, "Meh – let them have their day.  Want to get some coffee?"  He obtained ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, May 11, 2017: 4th Week of Easter. 

    Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-11)
    I once heard a man speak of growing up in a church that regularly practiced foot washing. The congregation met on a Sunday night and everyone took off one shoe and they washed each other's feet. He said that one Sunday ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, May 7, 2017: 4th Week of Easter. 

    Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-07)
    Today is Good Shepherd Sunday where we are invited to look at Jesus as that honorable shepherd who watches over and cares for his sheep.  The job of being a shepherd is an extremely difficult one to say the least.  I imagine ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, May 10, 2017: 4th Week of Easter. 

    Brock, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-10)
    It is easy to forget how very busy this time of year can be.  The Spring, in the northern hemisphere, creates a long list of tasks in the yard.  Students are writing papers and studying for final exams.  Families and friends ...
  • Reflection for Friday, May 12, 2017: 4th Week of Easter. 

    Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-12)
    During his final sharing at the Last Supper Jesus poured out his heart to his disciples. He knew what was looming ahead for himself and for them. And he knew he could not prevent the terrible events ahead  for himself  nor ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, May 4, 2017: 3rd Week of Easter. 

    Kestermeyer, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-04)
    Nowadays we Catholics tend to read this passage from St. John, indeed this whole chapter, as if it were first and foremost about the Eucharist --- even though that would make no sense in the context of the Gospel or even ...
  • Reflection for Monday, May 8, 2017: 4th Week of Easter. 

    Zimmer, Craig (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-08)
    There is a lot going on in today's Gospel reading that has pretty deep meaning and implication for the Christian faith, including things about the relationship between Jesus and God the Father, crucifixion and resurrection, ...
  • Reflection for Monday, May 15, 2017: 5th Week of Easter. 

    Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-15)
    Yesterday, here in North America, was the celebration of Mothers and Mother's Day.  This is the annual day of reverencing the women who live the vocation of giving life in so many ways to the world. The day is the day of ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, May 13, 2017: 4th Week of Easter. 

    Costanzo, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-13)
    Whoever has seen me has seen the Father.|How can you say, 'Show us the Father'?|Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me?|The words that I speak to you I do not speak on my own.|The Father who ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, May 14, 2017: 5th Week of Easter. 

    Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-14)
    It's Mother's day here in the U.S.  And I'm concerned about the widows in the first reading. They are not getting the appropriate charity, not getting enough food. My own mother is a widow, and since my father died and ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, May 16, 2017: 5th Week of Easter. 

    Rodriguez, Luis (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-16)
    In today's gospel reading the risen Jesus tells his disciples: Peace I leave with you; my peace is my gift to you. Is this the same Jesus, who had earlier said: Do not think that I have come to bring peace upon the earth. ...
  • Online Retreat- Week 15a Review 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1/1/2000)
    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 13 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1/1/2000)
    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 ...

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