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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  • Saturday 31 March 2018: The Easter Vigil 

    No Author (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    THERE IS NO REFLECTION FOR THE EASTER VIGIL|THE EXSULTET: THE PROCLAMATION OF EASTER|Exult, let them exult, the hosts of heaven, exult, let Angel ministers of God exult, let the trumpet of salvation sound aloud our mighty ...
  • The Triduum: Mar. 29 - 31, 2018 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    The days of his saving Passion and glorious Resurrection are approaching, by which the pride of the ancient foe is vanquished and the mystery of our redemption in Christ is celebrated. - Preface II of the Passion of the Lord
  • Fifth Week of Easter: April 29 - May 5, 2018 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid. - John 14
  • Reflection for Friday, March 2, 2018: 2nd Week in Lent. 

    Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    |The readings for today focus on the darker side of human behavior yet it seemed to fit with our journey during Lent.  The gospel on the first Sunday of Lent reminded us of the temptation of Jesus after 40 days in the ...
  • Third Week of Easter: April 15 - 21, 2018 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    "I am the Bread of Life." - John 6
  • Reflection for Saturday, March 3, 2018: 2nd Week in Lent. 

    Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    Today's readings are about forgiveness and the mercy of God, but there is another angle to forgiveness and that deals with justice.  God is merciful and forgives our sins whatever they are, if we are contrite, if we are ...
  • Second Week of Easter: April 8 - 14, 2018 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you. John 20:21
  • Fourth Week of Easter: April 22 - 28, 2018 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." - John 14
  • Beginning Holy Week: Mar. 25 - 28, 2018 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    Jesus was deeply troubled and testified, "One of you will betray me." One of his disciples, the one whom Jesus loved, was reclining at Jesus' side. He leaned back against Jesus' chest and said to him, "Master, who is it?" John 13
  • Reflection for Thursday, March 1, 2018: 2nd Week in Lent. 

    Samson, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    |Today's readings remind me of the responsibility that come with the privilege I am afforded. I was born into a white, middle class family in the United States. I have a Master's degree and a job that provides not only a ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, March 20, 2018: 5th Week in Lent. 

    Janky, Gladyce (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    This reflection is coming soon. Until then, here is a reflection by Eileen Burke-Sullivan for this day in 2014.|Throughout the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, the one engaging the process of prayer is counseled to ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, March 21, 2018: 5th Week in Lent. 

    Maynard, Angela (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    This reflection will be coming soon. Until then, here is a reflection by Andy Alexander, S.J. from 2008. The three young captives in Babylon face a fiery furnace, rather than worship a false god. Jesus faces the fiery ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, March 18, 2018: 5th Week in Lent. 

    Scholer, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    |I come from a long line of gardeners. My grandfather had a garden the size of a basketball court. For the 30-plus years he served as county sheriff, my grandmother used the bushel baskets of vegetables he grew to feed ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, March 17, 2018: 4th Week in Lent. 

    Quinn, Thomas (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    |The prophet Jeremiah's ministry took place during many years of turbulent Jewish history.  This is apparent in his writings, e.g., he writes that he felt "like a lamb being led to slaughter" when his enemies were plotting ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, March 15, 2018: 4th Week in Lent. 

    Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    |"They have soon turned aside from the way I pointed out to them, making for themselves a molten calf and worshiping it." (Exodus 32: 8)|Who has my back?  Who speaks for me?  Jesus came under attack by leaders of the Jewish ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, March 13, 2018: 4th Week in Lent. 

    Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    |Today's Gospel is from John, always a layered and nuanced author, and so it is only natural to look deeply not only into what he says and what he hints at, but maybe especially into what he quite loudly does not say. For ...
  • Reflection for Friday, March 16, 2018: 4th Week in Lent. 

    Shea, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    |In our first reading, we hear of how the wicked plan to beset the just and those who are trying to obey God. Their plan entails revilement, torture and even death. The reading reminds me of a bucket of live crabs, some ...
  • Reflection for Monday, March 19, 2018: 5th Week in Lent. 

    Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    |We have all seen paintings and sculptures of St. Joseph that, at least to me, look too bland and sweet to represent the real Joseph. There is nothing bland in the Joseph portrayed in the first of the two options for today's ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, March 14, 2018: 4th Week in Lent. 

    Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    |Today's readings moved me to think about the connection between a mother and her child. In Isaiah 49, a people are reminded of the Lord's care for them in exile. This text outlines a Messianic mission. I give special ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, March 31, 2018: Holy Saturday Morning (no liturgy) 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
    On Good Friday, there was no Eucharist - simply a communion service, with the Body of Christ from the Holy Thursday Eucharist. On Holy Saturday, there is no liturgy at all. The liturgy this evening is the vigil - the ...

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