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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  • Reflection for Monday, January 6, 2020: Epiphany of the Lord (US). 

    Amu, Vivian (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    "When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee … and went to live in Capernaum by the sea."|Matthew 4:12|I often watched my friend, Jesus, when he first returned to us in Capernaum after John was ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, January 5, 2020: Epiphany of the Lord (US). 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,|who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavens,|as he chose us in him, before the foundation of the world,|to be holy and without blemish ...
  • Reflection for Friday, January 3, 2020: 2nd week of Christmas. 

    Waldron, Maureen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    This reflection will be coming soon. Until then, here is one from Tom Quinn, from 2018.|The days of Advent flew by for those of us who are older, and no doubt, dragged on for those who are younger.  Then, it seems, our ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, January 7, 2020: 3rd week of Christmas. 

    Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |In the first reading, the Apostle John uses the word "love" nine times. Love is of God - it comes from him. In fact, God is love. If we love others, we have been begotten by God and we know God. We have probably met grumpy, ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, January 2, 2020: 2nd week of Christmas. 

    McMahon, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |As I am reflecting on and writing about these readings for Jan. 2 – the dawn of a new year and the dawn of a new decade – Christmas music and Christmas bustle are swirling all around me. At the same time, our nation is ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, January 1, 2020: The Octave Day of Christmas, Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God. 

    Shea, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |The liturgical season can be a roller coaster ride. We ended the liturgical year by celebrating Christ the King and then entered Advent, preparing for the birth of a newborn infant, our king and savior. The Church devotes ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, January 4, 2020: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. 

    Maynard, Angela (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |In today's gospel, Andrew and John, two of the disciples get to know Jesus. We see them begin to follow him.  Ironically, Simon Peter is called by way of his brother Andrew.  This is a pretty good example of the power of ...
  • Daily Reflections (Meditations) on the Scriptures from the Roman Catholic Lectionary. 

    Gabuzda, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |Falling Down and Being Lifted Up|In the Nativity scenes we set up in churches and homes we are familiar with the three figures that make their appearance today, joining the figures of Jesus, Mary, Joseph, shepherds and ...
  • Daily Reflections (Meditations) on the Scriptures from the Roman Catholic Lectionary. 

    Gabuzda, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |Falling Down and Being Lifted Up|In the Nativity scenes we set up in churches and homes we are familiar with the three figures that make their appearance today, joining the figures of Jesus, Mary, Joseph, shepherds and ...
  • First Week of Ordinary Time: Jan. 12-18, 2020 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    They were fishermen. Jesus said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men." Then they left their nets and followed him. Mark 1
  • Second Week of Ordinary Time: Jan. 19-25, 2020 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    He had cured many and, as a result, those who had diseases were pressing upon him to touch him. And whenever unclean spirits saw him they would fall down before him and shout, "You are the Son of God." Mark 3
  • Reflection for Sunday, January 12, 2020: Baptism of the Lord. 

    Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    This reflection will be coming soon. Until then, here is a reflection by Andy Alexander, S.J. from 2015.|This great feast of the Baptism of the Lord closes the Christmas Season and points us to the Season of Ordinary Time. ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, January 15, 2020: 1st week in Ordinary Time. 

    Howard, Joan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    "In the room where it happens…" *|This reading always catches me off guard.  "mother-in-law".  In the gospels we hear of brothers, sisters, mothers and fathers, even a cousin.  This, I think, is the only mention of a ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, January 11, 2020: 3rd week of Christmas. 

    Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |What our U.S. Catholic Bishops name as 'Saturday after Epiphany' is called in my Jesuit Ordo 'Saturday of Christmas Time.' The combination helps me remember how the two feasts go together: Epiphany ("revelation" to the ...
  • Reflection for Monday, January 13, 2020: 1st week in Ordinary Time. 

    Quinn, Thomas (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |After the celebrations of the miraculous birth of Our Lord, and the beginning of a new year, we begin "ordinary time" in the Church calendar.  There, of course, is not much that is ordinary in these readings.  We begin ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, January 16, 2020: 1st week in Ordinary Time. 

    Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |In the religious/cultural milieu of Jesus' time the fact that the encounter itself took place is already remarkable. Now, there is no archeological evidence of true leprosy (Hansen's disease) in Israel at that time. Any ...
  • Reflection for Friday, January 9, 2020: 3rd week of Christmas. 

    Grassmeyer, Kimberly (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |Even those of us who are not Biblical scholars likely know the story from today's Gospel, in which a man with Leprosy begs Jesus to make him clean. "Lord, if you wish…."… and of course, our Lord graced the man with a cure. ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, January 7, 2020: 3rd week of Christmas. 

    Zaborowski, Joe (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |"Do not be afraid." A phrase, that all who have faith in God the Father and his son Jesus Christ, should take comfort in. This phrase, or some close version of it, can be found in at least 147 times in both the Old and ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, January 8, 2020: 3rd week of Christmas. 

    Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    This is my first reflection for the new year, a time when many people around the world like me welcome the time to start over, to dust off resolutions and try to do better. Today's Gospel reminds me of those resolutions ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, January 14, 2020: 1st week in Ordinary Time. 

    Samson, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |Before I realize the Dark Spirit has even arrived, it is telling me lies. "You are not good enough. You are not deserving of love. Who do you even think you are?" The sneaky work of the Dark Spirit is that these lies can ...

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