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Reflection for Saturday, December 20, 2014: 3rd week in Advent..
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-12-20)
|The church gives us these exact same readings twice each year, on March 25, at the feast of the Annunciation, and today, five days before Christmas. In both cases the emphasis is primarily on God's act; nevertheless, at ...
Reflection for Sunday, December 21, 2014: 4th week in Advent..
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-12-21)
|There are so many themes for reflection in today's readings; the new and old Ark of the Covenant, Mary's fiat, Jesus as the heir of David to name a few. I felt drawn to spend some time exploring the idea of co-creation ...
Reflection for Monday, December 8, 2014: Immaculate Conception of Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity..
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-12-08)
|Just a few days ago Pope Francis, in his daily homily, preached about the same pattern we can see stretched between the first and last readings on today's feast of the Immaculate Conception. He preached about: fear and ...
Reflection for Tuesday, March 25, 2014: Annunciation of the Lord.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-03-25)
|I have always been struck by the simplicity of the Annunciation story. There is so much drama here, but the story is told in such a straight-forward and direct way that the drama takes second seat to the reality of the ...