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Reflection for Thursday, March 15, 2001: 2nd week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2001-03-15)
Heinrich Aldegrever|Lazarus Begging for Crumbs from Dives's Table|German, 1552|Pen and brown ink, brown wash, traces of black chalk, incised for transfer.|J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Reflection for Friday, December 15, 2017: 2nd Week of Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-12-15)
The psalm in today's reading has a line which has always seemed rich to me: "The man who follows not the ways of the wicked... is like a tree planted near running water, that yields its fruit in due season and whose leaves ...
Reflection for Monday, November 16, 2020: 33rd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-11-16)
|By definition, the still small voice (1 Kings 19:11-12) is quiet. If you believe, as I do, that this voice is God speaking, it becomes the powerful moral center within our soul. We keep the voice private, even as we have ...
Reflection for Monday, October 26, 2020: 30th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-10-26)
Here in the Midwest as the days get shorter and the temperatures get cooler, I have prepared my yard for winter and now turn my attention to projects inside my home. Learning about home upkeep is interesting to me, and I ...
Reflection for March 2, 2017: Thursday after Ash Wednesday.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-03-02)
Jesus said to his disciples:|"The Son of Man must suffer greatly and be rejected|by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes,|and be killed and on the third day be raised."|Then he said to all,|"If anyone wishes to ...
Reflection for Thursday, March 16, 2017: 2nd Week of Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-03-16)
Today's Gospel reading tells the very familiar story of the rich man who knew, but virtually ignored Lazarus. We are reminded of Matthew 25:40 "Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and ...
Reflection for Wednesday, October 12, 2016: 28th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-10-12)
It was Christmas Day 1995. I was fresh out of the Jesuit novitiate, doing my graduate studies in education in Goa, India. I was looking forward to a sumptuous community lunch when my provincial, Fr. Gregory Naik, came to ...
Reflection for Thursday, March 8, 2012: 2nd week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-03-08)
In the first reading today we have Jeremiah, the prophet, comparing how living without faith would be like living without clean water. He tries to make the people understand that life cannot go on long without one or the ...
Reflection for Thursday, October 22, 2015: 29th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-10-22)
So the Prince of Peace has apparently changed His script and speaks in today's Gospel of fire, and division. Jesus states quite definitely that He knows what He is about. what He must accomplish is clear to Him. His baptism ...
Reflection for Friday, December 11, 2015: 2nd week in Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-12-11)
"I, the LORD, your God, teach you what is for your good, and lead you on the way you should go." Isaiah It was a stereotypical November day: gray, raw, cold and windy. Everything on Creighton's campus seemed gray, especially ...