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Reflection for Thursday, March 11, 2004: 2nd week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2004-03-11)
The first thought that came to me after reading today's scriptural passages was Barbra Streisand's song "People" from the show "Funny Girl." The lines that kept playing over and over in my head were "people who need people ...
Reflection for Friday, December 10, 2004: 2nd week in Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2004-12-10)
Today's readings offer a difficult promise. "If you would hearken to my commandments," writes the prophet, "your prosperity would be like a river." So also the psalmist assures, "blessed is the man who follows not the ...
Reflection for Monday, November 15, 2004: 33rd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2004-11-15)
As Luke presents to us the scene of today's gospel, we can easily recognize three characters on stage: two individual actors -Jesus and the blind man- and one collective actor -"the people walking in front." I would like ...
Reflection for Sunday, February 15, 2004: 6th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2004-02-15)
So as to help us be more available to the graces of the liturgy's readings, we might imagine Jesus walking down from a hill with his newly-chosen Apostles. They meet a large crowd of disciples and interested folks. He ...
Reflection for Monday, October 25, 2004: 30th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2004-10-25)
"Brother and Sisters, ||Be kind to one another, compassionate, |Forgiving one another as God has forgiven you in Christ." |"Be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love." |Can our vocations as Christians be ...
Reflection for Wednesday, October 13, 2004: 28th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2004-10-13)
Cardinal Newman believed that "God has created me to do him some service... I may not know exactly what it is in this life but I shall be told in the next." So the hope of knowing and doing that service in this life could ...