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Reflection for Thursday, January 2, 2020: 2nd week of Christmas.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-01-02)
|As I am reflecting on and writing about these readings for Jan. 2 – the dawn of a new year and the dawn of a new decade – Christmas music and Christmas bustle are swirling all around me. At the same time, our nation is ...
Reflection for Wednesday, January 1, 2020: The Octave Day of Christmas, Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-01-01)
|The liturgical season can be a roller coaster ride. We ended the liturgical year by celebrating Christ the King and then entered Advent, preparing for the birth of a newborn infant, our king and savior. The Church devotes ...
Second Week of Lent: March 8-14, 2020
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-03-08)
To the upright I will show the saving power of God. -- Psalm 50
Reflection for Wednesday, April 22, 2020: 2nd Week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-22)
This reflection will be coming soon. Until then, here is a reflection from Eileen Burke-Sullivan on this day in 2012.|Transparency is a word you hear a lot today. Corporations talk about transparency in their policies of ...
Reflection for April 19, 2020: Divine Mercy Sunday.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-19)
Divine Mercy|The gospel of John was written several decades after the 3 synoptic gospels of Mark, Matthew and Luke. In the synoptic gospels we hear stories, parables, journeys and events in the life of Jesus. These gospels ...
Reflection for Tuesday, April 21, 2020: 2nd Week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-21)
|Nicodemus has come to Jesus, obviously, seeking something new. He is a teacher of Israel whose laws and traditions are ancient. He seems to be attempting to fit Jesus' new with the Jewish old. He wants to fuse the religious ...
Reflection for Friday, April 24, 2020: 2nd Week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-24)
|Call it the luck of the draw, but I was previously asked to reflect on today's readings. I reviewed my prior reflection and thought it might be worth repeating, in part.|We have all heard the expressions, "if we all just ...
Reflection for Sunday, April 26, 2020: 3rd Week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-26)
|Then the two recounted what had taken place on the way|and how he was made known to them in the breaking of bread.|Luke|In happier days, we EME's [Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist] would stand in the sanctuary of ...
Reflection for Saturday, April 25, 2020: Saint Mark, Evangelist.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-25)
|My reflection on the readings of the day usually draw me towards the gospel. Today's gospel reading from Mark certainly has a great deal of good stuff to reflect upon as Jesus ascends into heaven and his disciples go forth ...
Reflection for April 18, 2020: Saturday in the Octave of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-18)
|As one begins to read today's gospel reading, one ought to be immediately struck by the fact that Jesus first appears not to any of his beloved disciples, not even Peter, but rather to a reformed sinner, Mary Magdalene. ...