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Reflection for Thursday March 21, 2019: 2nd Week of Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2019-03-21)
Lent provides a stark reminder of Jesus' agape love for us. Considering this astonishing gift of salvation, it would seem impossible to understand how we, or anyone else for that matter, could walk away from God. During ...
Reflection for Thursday October 24, 2019: 29th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2019-10-24)
"I have come to set the earth on fire," Jesus teaches His disciples. He describes the result of this fire as a future state of division and conflict and unease – not peaceful harmony, but families divided. Since I read ...
Reflection for Thursday February 28, 2019: 7th Week of Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2019-02-28)
Both of the readings for today – old testament and new – left me pondering the concept of humility. How powerful it is to not have to be all powerful! How fulfilling it is to find our treasure in not fulfilling our every ...
Reflection for March 7, 2019: Thursday after Ash Wednesday.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2019-03-07)
Today's readings begin with Deuteronomy and Moses offering the people two simple choice, one to follow God's word and one to "turn away your hearts and not listen". The results of these two choices are a long and blessed ...
Reflection for Sunday February 17, 2019: 6th Week of Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2019-02-17)
Today's readings present vivid imagery for comparison: barren bushes vs. verdant trees; parched lava vs. moist fertile soil; withering death vs. fruitful life; hunger and thirst vs. satisfaction; curses vs. blessings; ...