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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  • Twenty-second Week of Ordinary Time: Sept. 3 - 9, 2017 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-09-03)
    Hear the prayer of your servants, for you are ever gracious to your people; and lead us in the way of justice. -Sirach 36
  • Twenty-first Week of Ordinary Time: Aug.27-Sept. 2, 2017 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-27)
    You pay tithes of mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier things of the law: judgment and mercy and fidelity. Matthew 23
  • Twenty-third Week of Ordinary Time: Sept.10 - 16, 2017 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-09-10)
    Hear the prayer of your servants, for you are ever gracious to your people; and lead us in the way of justice. -Sirach 36
  • Reflection for Sunday, August 20, 2017: 20th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Mattingly, Molly (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-20)
    This Sunday's readings happen to resonate with two themes in my work at Creighton at this time of year: interfaith work and preparations to welcome new students to campus.|At our Welcome Week Mass this weekend, we will ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, August 23, 2017: 20th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-23)
    There is no doubt that life is a journey – one filled with challenges and triumphs. A journey made easier if it is not traveled alone and if traveled with an open heart and mind. I'm relatively sure that I'm no different ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, August 22, 2017: 20th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Scholer, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-22)
    The First Reading tells a story we all have lived in our lives.|No doubt there have been times when we felt like the whole world was against us. Our friends and family may have tried to reassure us that all was not lost, ...
  • Reflection for Friday, August 25, 2017: 20th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-25)
    Today's first reading demonstrates Ruth's loyalty to her mother-in-law, Naomi. The Psalm is a statement of confidence in God as the source of strength and protection. The well-known Gospel redirects the focus of the 10 ...
  • Reflection for Monday, August 21, 2017: 20th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-21)
    The gospel reading from Matthew is the story of the "rich young man" is most challenging.  The man comes to Jesus and wants to know what he needs to do to attain eternal life.  Jesus counsels that he keeps the commandments.  ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, August 26, 2017: 21st Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-26)
    If you exalt yourself you will be humbled, but if you humble yourself you will be exalted.|Jesus gives us the simplest of religious messages, and yet the most profound.  It is a great temptation for all of us, as we grow ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, August 24, 2017: 20th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-24)
    "This man is a real Israelite. There is no guile in him."|This simple portrait of guile-less Bartholomew can give us all great hope and a great challenge.  "Guile" is defined as "deceitful cunning."  Bartholomew becomes a ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, August 27, 2017: 21st Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Ryan, Steve, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-27)
    Quite a supporting cast Christ picked for his ministry, those apostles.|There were days when Jesus had to wonder.|Like when James and John, the sons of Zebedee request the places of honor at his sides when the moment of ...
  • Reflection for Monday, August 28, 2017: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Lierk, Kyle (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-28)
    On a recent camping trip in the Colorado Rocky Mountains my wife and I encountered countless road signs warning of the possibility of upcoming dangers. Along the roadside they depicted universally understood images of ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, August 31, 2017: 21st Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Kavan, Michael (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-31)
    The overall focus of Ordinary Time Liturgy is the work of Christ in accomplishing the Father's mission.  We spend this lengthy period each year trying to understand and put into practice the pattern of God's work in God's ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, August 30, 2017: 21st Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Chiacchere, Colleen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-30)
    Today's readings invite us to examine how we act. They are clear and descriptive and pretty intense!|The beginning of the school year is upon us here in the Midwest United States. Perhaps because I work with a program here ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, August 29, 2017: 21st Week in Ordinary Time. 

    McMahon, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-29)
    Today's readings speak to me of the importance – even the necessity – of gentleness in our lives.|In the first reading, a letter from Paul to the Thessalonians, the passage ends with these words: "… we were gentle among ...
  • The Week 1 Guide: Semana 1 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (2000-01-01)
    Guia do Retiro Online—Semana I|Comecemos: Nossa História de Vida|Guia: Memórias que nos Modelaram|Esta é a primeira semana de uma jornada de trinta e quatro semanas. Comecemos pela nossa história. A prece refere-se ao nosso ...
  • Twentieth Week of Ordinary Time: Aug. 20 - 26, 2017 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-20)
    Jesus said, ... "Then come, follow me." When the young man heard this statement, he went away sad, for he had many possessions. Matthew 19
  • Reflection for Sunday, August 6, 2017: Transfiguration of the Lord. 

    Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-06)
    Today's feast of the transfiguration of Jesus is one of those gospel events that steps out of the ordinary as does, for example, the account of the baptism of Jesus by John.  Both involve the presence of the divine and the ...
  • Ninteenth Week of Ordinary Time: Aug. 13 - 19, 2017 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-13)
    For where two or three are gathered in my name, there I am in the midst of them. Matthew 18
  • Reflection for Monday, August 7, 2017: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

    Mausbach, Ann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-07)
    |We have hit the dog days of summer and for many, this may mean that it is time to hunker down in the quiet air conditioning of their home. Enough with the backyard barbecues and potlucks. Today's readings are a reminder ...

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