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Reflection for Thursday, November 1, 2012: All Saints, Solemnity.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-11-01)
|We live in difficult times with many of us suffering around the world because of unemployment, inability to pay monthly bills, and failure to afford either a decent education for our children or adequate health insurance ...
Reflection for Wednesday, July 4, 2012: 13th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-07-04)
Today's scripture readings seem to be about recognizing God's call and acting upon it. Amos warns his listeners, Seek good and not evil, that you may live. The psalmist admonishes, Why do you recite my statutes, and profess ...
Reflection for Thursday, November 22, 2012: 33rd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-11-22)
"When we begin to glimpse the reality of God, the natural reaction is to worship Him. Not to have that reaction is a fairly sure sign that we haven't yet really understood who He is or what He's done." (Bishop N.T. Wright: ...
Reflection for Sunday, July 8, 2012: 14th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-07-08)
A PONDERING||Intimacy is truly intimacy when fruitfulness of some kind is intended and desired.|An intimate conversation is more than the exchange of good ideas and then a separation as if two billiard balls bumped into ...
Reflection for Sunday, August 26, 2012: 21st week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-08-26)
A PONDERING||The closest we get to true freedom is trusting God and that is the closest we get to doing or living God's "will". Having trust in something or especially somebody is a quite selfless act. Trusting can be the ...
Reflection for Friday, November 2, 2012: Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed (All Souls)
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-11-02)
Nothing Lost||One of our great human fears is the fear of losing something/someone, or of being lost ourselves. Children fear when their parents seem far away; parents hold on tight to little hands lest they lose their ...
First Week of Advent: Dec. 2 - 8, 2012
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-12-02)
"They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; One nation shall not raise the sword against another, nor shall they train for war again." - Isaiah 2
Second Week of Advent: Dec. 9 - 15, 2012
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-12-09)
Strengthen the hands that are feeble, make firm the knees that are weak, Say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! Here is your God.... Isaiah 35
Fourth Week of Advent and First Week of Christmas: Dec. 23 - 29, 2012
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-12-23)
"Do not be afraid; I proclaim to you good news of great joy. For today a savior has been born for you who is Christ and Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find an infant wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying ...
Second Week of Christmas: Dec. 30, 2012 - Jan. 5, 2013
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2012-12-30)
"The sower sows the word. Those sown among thorns are... the people who hear the word, but worldly anxiety, the lure of riches, and the craving for other things intrude and choke the word, and it bears no fruit." Mark 4