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    • Advent Audio Reflections 

      Alexander, Fr. Andy S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University. 1/1/2000)
      One to two minute audio reflections: God's coming to us in our poverty, Patient Fidelity, Preparing for a lonely or difficult Christmas?, Have I missed Advent?, and A Reflection on the Manger's Meaning
    • Lenten Audio Conversations 

      Alexander, Fr. Andy S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University. 1/1/2000)
      The audio files to the right are conversations about Lent. For people who have appreciated the other audio files on this site, we decided to record our discussions about each week of Lent. It is an easy way to simply listen ...
    • A Meaningful Advent 

      Gillick, Fr. Larry S.J. (Creighton University. 11/07/12)
      Creighton University's Father Larry Gillick, SJ, talks about ways to have a meaningful Christmas season.
    • Seeking God When We Seem Lost in Grief 

      Vail, Mary Ann (Creighton University. 11/14/06)
      Suggestions, support and resources for a faith-based approach to grief and loss: The Grief Process, Sharing the sorrow, Anger and confusion in faith in grief, Reaching out to others, Resources for support. The death of her ...
    • A Parish Retreat on the Spiriturality of Pope Francis 

      Alexander, Fr. Andy S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University. 11/18/13)
      In preparing the three nights of the retreat, it became clear to us how much of Pope Francis' message is shaped by the Gospel and the movements of the Spiritual Exercise of St. Ignatius. His message has been as challenging ...
    • Advent Parish Mission 

      Alexander, Fr. Andy S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University. 11/20/2011)
      This Parish Mission was given at St. Francis Xavier Parish, a Jesuit parish in Phoenix, Arizona, November 20-23, 2011. Andy Alexander, S.J. and Maureen Waldron gave the Mission. Andy gave the homily at each of the Sunday ...
    • The Season of Waiting: Our God - Waiting for Us 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University. 11/25/14)
      A few days before Advent begins, Maureen McCann Waldron, Collaborative Ministry Office, will offer a surprising image of Advent that goes beyond our waiting and reveals a God who is enough to feel the great gift of our ...
    • Spirituality Plus: Advent Reflection 

      Clifton, Fr. Jim S.J. (Creighton University. 11/30/12)
      Fr. Jim Clifton, S.J. Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Mission and Identity Fr. Jim Clifton has been part of Creighton's Jesuit Community since 1992. Since August, 2012, he has served as Associate VP for ...
    • Spirit Plus: Advent & Mercy 

      Hoover, Amy (Creighton University. 12/02/15)
      Pope Francis has declared a "Year of Mercy" beginning December 8. Amy Hoover, the director of the Creighton Retreat Center helped us reflect on mercy in the context of the beginning of Advent. Each of us can prepare for ...
    • Hope: A Shard of Light in Our Shadows (An Advent Day of Recollection) 

      Schlegel, John P., S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. 12/06/14)
      An Advent Day of Recollection|Hope: A Shard of Light in Our Shadows|John P. Schlegel, S.J.|Gesu Parish, Milwaukee, Wisconsin|Saturday, December 6th, 2014|Fr. John P. Schlegel, S.J. is the Pastor of Gesu Parish, in ...
    • Reflection for February 27, 1998: Friday after Ash Wednesday. 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-02-27)
      Mardi Gras, the traditional New Orleans pre-Lenten celebration, ended on Tuesday. In the days and weeks before Ash Wednesday, people who take part in the festivities wear intricate masks to parties and in parades.||During ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, March 8, 1998: 2nd week in Lent. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-03-08)
      "Look toward heaven and count the stars," the first lines of the reading from the Book of Genesis, reminds me of the immensity of the universe. It makes me recall lying on a pier at a lake in Northern Wisconsin on a clear ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, March 24, 1998: 4th week in Lent. 

      Pedersen, Cathy Weiss (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-03-24)
      How Far Will I Go?|"Water, water everywhere ... " (not the frozen or drizzly Nebraska variety, but flowing life-giving water) is the theme in today's readings.|The prophet, Ezekiel, shares a vision of God leading him to ...
    • Reflection for Monday, May 18, 1998: 6th week in Easter. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-05-18)
      The reading from the Acts of the Apostles today indicates some of the reason for the tremendous growth of the Church in the early years, just after the Resurrection of Jesus. Paul and his companions were certainly ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 16, 1998: 24th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-09-16)
      It is one of those passages that is on the "most favored" lists of many people. It is certainly one of my favorite New Testament readings. The passage is familiar because it is used so frequently at weddings. The passage ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, October 25, 1998: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-10-25)
      How Do I Respond?|The cries of the widow, the child, and the oppressed will reach their goal of God and God will grant them mercy, so says the author of Sirach. I have often wondered if that is enough. Do I leave well ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, November 1, 1998: All Saints, Solemnity. 

      Gaston, Maria Teresa (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-01)
      In my busy-ness these days, it is so easy to lose sight of the "bigger picture" of salvation the readings today remind me of. I find my mind and energy scattered by the many, daily "to-do's" I accumulate for myself at home ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 2, 1998: Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls) 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-02)
      I had a dear, very Irish friend who referred to the "Communion of Saints" every so often, particularly when I would call her on the phone after a long hiatus; it was a unique experience to hear her say something like "the ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 3, 1998: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-03)
      Paul's hymn in Philippians 2:5-11 is perhaps the most ancient liturgical hymn in the New Testament. Paul took an existing hymn and inserted it into this letter. The hymn is precious because it gives insight into Christ's ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 4, 1998: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Callone, Pat (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-04)
      As I've read through the readings for November 4th, these passages have most impressed me:||From Philippians: 2:13 "because God is always at work in you to make you willing and able to obey his own purpose."|From Psalm ...