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 Thursday, June 1, 2017: 7th Week of Easter. 

    Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-01)
    Today is all about unity. In the Gospel Jesus is praying for us. For you and me reading this now. He says specifically that he is not only praying for his people then and there, but for everyone who will learn of him, who ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, June 6, 2017: 9th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-06)
    As I finish this reflection, it is Memorial Day in the U.S., and as you read this it is (probably) June 6, the 73rd anniversary of D-Day from World War II.  The juxtaposition of these two historically significant dates ...
  • Reflection for Monday, June 12, 2017: 10th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Costanzo, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-12)
    In this week's Gospel…we read the beautiful Beatitudes…a favorite of mine. I have had a copy of the Beatitudes often on my desk, or behind my computer, or posted in my journal…it is often used as my cue for me to 'push the ...
  • Reflection for Friday, June 9, 2017: 9th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Hamm, Denis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-09)
    After entering Jerusalem, cursing the fig tree, and clearing the temple, Jesus has a series of six encounters with religious authorities — chief priests, scribes, and elders, Pharisees, Herodians, and Sadducees. The first ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, June 8, 2017: 9th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-08)
    TV viewers from the USA in the early 1960's may recall a popular series entitled The Twilight Zone.  The show focused on some unusual story lines which had a touch of the preternatural (if not the supernatural) about them.  ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, June 7, 2017: 9th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-07)
    I have never been to such a dark place in my life that, like Tobit and Sarah, I wanted to die. Both had experienced such grief and sorrow that living any longer just didn't seem worth it. Sarah even pondered suicide. ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, June 11, 2017: Solemnity of the Holy Trinity. 

    Brock, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-11)
    Growing up as a tall, bespectacled youth I was happy with my library books, my bike and my craft projects.  My mother, as a school principal, was tuned into the importance of a healthy peer group who had shared interests ...
  • Reflection for Monday, June 5, 2017: 9th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-05)
    The first reading tells a story about Tobit, a faithful follower of God who showed his devotion through acts of charity.  It appears that Tobit was part of a family of faithful believers who had developed habits for following ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, June 13, 2017: 10th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-13)
    Today is the Feast Day of Saint Anthony of Padua, though he was born in Lisbon. He is known as that saint one prays to when having lost something. He was a Franciscan theologian of the thirteenth century and a Doctor of ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, June 10, 2017: 9th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-10)
    I believe I am similar to many of us when  evaluating the  worth of personal achievement .  I evaluate achievements primarily on external criteria, eg., how impressive are the external details regarding the achievement? ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, June 3, 2017: 7th Week of Easter. 

    Kowalski, Joan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-03)
    "I will send to you the Spirit of truth, says the Lord…He will guide you to all truth."|Today's reflection will focus on the "Alleluia" taken from John 16:7, 13, cited above.|Do you ever have an "aha" moment? You know what ...
  • Reflection for Friday, June 2, 2017: 7th Week of Easter. 

    Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-02)
    Go Forth "Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you."  Jesus said to Peter, "Feed my sheep." (John 21:17) Peter and Paul were martyred in Rome.  Like Jesus, they left home to speak words of new life to strangers.  ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, June 4, 2017: Pentecost. 

    Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-04)
    Have you had the experience of talking and listening to someone and feeling as if that person might as well be speaking a different language? It's a conversation with little understanding and no communication. Or a ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, June 14, 2017: 10th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-14)
    When you think of GLORY, is the first thing that comes to mind "holiness"? |For a long time, my association with the concept of "glory" or "glorious" had to do with great beauty, or with spectacle (we use spectacular as a ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, June 15, 2017: 10th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Mausbach, Ann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-15)
    Before I got married I wondered why I didn't have a green thumb. I love the spring and have always planted flowers, spending lots of time planning my purchases and planting. Despite my enthusiasm, my garden never prospered. ...
  • Tenth Week of Ordinary Time: Jun. 11 - 17, 2017 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-11)
    "God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life." John 3:16
  • Ninth Week of Ordinary Time: Jun. 4 - 10, 2017 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-04)
    Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful, and kindle in them the fire of your love. As we are recreated, you will renew the face of the earth.
  • Reflection for Friday, May 19, 2017: 5th Week of Easter. 

    Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-19)
    The opening prayer of today's Mass asks God to conform the Church to the paschal mystery of Christ.  What does it mean for us who make up the Church to be conformed to the mission, death, and resurrection of Christ?  How ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, May 23, 2017: 6th Week of Easter. 

    Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-23)
    We are Easter people – we have been through the 40 days of Lent, we have grieved on Good Friday as we traveled the Stations of the Cross including the Crucifixion, and we have rejoiced and celebrated the Resurrection.  Now ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, May 25, 2017: 6th Week of Easter. 

    Hopp, Larry (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-05-25)
    Try to imagine what was going through the minds of the disciples.  Imagine their total despair and shattered dreams during the long wait between Good Friday and Easter.  But as their sorrow turned to joy on that glorious ...

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