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    • Reflection for Sunday, November 15, 1998: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schloemer, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      The readings of this Sunday remind us that Advent is approaching. The theme of the readings is the end times, a recurring Advent theme. The early Christian writings, especially of Paul, deal with the end times. Jesus, the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 16, 1998: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Leary, James, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      In all the gospels we find some sort of "journey narrative" that is Jesus walking to Jerusalem and as He does we find Him teaching, healing, listening and casting out evil spirits. In today's and tomorrow's gospel the ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 17, 1998: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Leary, James, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      Today's gospel recounts another beautiful story of Jesus accepting us the way He finds us and healing us where we are in need. Jesus enters the city of Jericho, a very wealthy city rich in balsam groves. It was called the ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 18, 1998: th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kline, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      The reading from today's Gospel for the feast day (Matthew 14: 29-31) left a vivid impression on me when I first heard about it as a child. My understanding of it then focused on the miracle of Jesus walking on water.||Later ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 19, 1998: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      We are in the closing days of the liturgical year within the Roman Catholic church. This coming Sunday we will celebrate the feast of Christ the king which is the last Sunday of the year.||The visionary writer of the first ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 20, 1998: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      The Sweetness and Indigestion of Faith||When I was young, treasures were things or animals: the bike, the dog, the doll with red hair. Things still matter, but now words glow like ripe fruit that can be eaten straight off ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 21, 1998: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Scritchfield, Shirley (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      In the resurrection, therefore, whose wife will the woman be?||Imagine ... imagine today's gospel passage as it might have been reported by an observer in that time ... |My friend and I went to the Temple today, trying to ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, November 22, 1998: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Cahill, Annie (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      In today's Gospel we are presented with the very moving image of Jesus hanging on the cross and being mocked by those around him. He makes no rebuke nor offers any retaliatory remark. He simply accepts what is said to him ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, November 22, 1998: Our Lord Jesus Christ The King, Solemnity. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      And the people stood by, watching; but the rulers scoffed at him, saying, "He saved others; let him save himself, if he is the Christ of God, his Chosen One!"||And [the other criminal] said, "Jesus, remember me when you ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 23, 1998: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      "He [Jesus] looked up and saw rich people putting their gifts into the treasury; he also saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. He said, "Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them; for all ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 25, 1998: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Pedersen, Cathy Weiss (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      Uncertainties of the 'end time'; praise and thanksgiving to a faithful God who brings justice and equity.|My friend, Cathy, died last week after struggling with cancer for over nine years. When we first heard of her cancer, ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 26, 1998: Thanksgiving. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      "Now bless the God of all Who has done wonderful things on earth." This verse sets the tone for the eucharistic celebration here on the Creighton campus this Thanksgiving Day.||In the second reading we hear Paul giving ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 27, 1998: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Foord, Eden (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      IT'S NOT ABOUT FEAR|I watched the popular movie Armageddon the other night. The events of the movie, contrived as they were, touched me with the possibility of the world's end. This seems to be a prominent theme in our ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 28, 1998: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Morello, Carl (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      In the reading from Luke today we hear the familiar doomsday clean up your act idea. To paraphrase this in holiday terms one might sing...||You better watch out, you better not cry, You better not pout, I'm telling you ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, November 29, 1998: 1st week in Advent. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      Isaiah 2:1-5 Everlasting Peace ... "Come, let us go up to the mountain of Yahweh, to the house of the God of Jacob that he may teach us his ways so that we may walk in his paths ... .House of Jacob, come, let us walk in ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 30, 1998: St. Andrew, Apostle (34th week in Ordinary Time). 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      This isn't easy, this reflecting out loud on the readings for the day. You should try it sometime. I mean, many of us Christians, and perhaps especially the Catholic ones, have all our lives been little better than sponges, ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, December 6, 1998: 2nd week in Advent. 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      Today's gospel gives us a vivid picture of someone who might be considered a stark, raving madman. John the Baptist is seen wandering the desert wrapped in animal skins and eating bugs for dinner. And the things he says! ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 14, 1998: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Schultenover, David, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      "The utterance of one . . . who sees what the Almighty sees . . . with eyes unveiled. How goodly are your tents, O Jacob! . . . They are like gardens beside a stream, like the cedars planted by the Lord. . . . A star shall ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, December 15, 1998: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Horn, John (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      " . . . I will leave as a remnant in your midst a people humble and lowly, who shall take refuge in the name of the Lord . . . "||" . . . you did not repent . . ."|The name of the Lord is Jesus and this name is "Yahweh ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, December 16, 1998: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Kanavy, Kathy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      "What do you want for Christmas?"||It's a simple question, even a familiar one. So I ask you, "What do you want for Christmas?"|At first you might answer that you would like a particular object, such as a sweater or a ...