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Reflection for Monday, August 13, 2007: 19th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2007-08-13)
In today's gospel, Jesus foretells his death and resurrection and the disciples were "overwhelmed with grief." I try to put myself in that scene, to imagine how I would respond. First Jesus says he will be handed over to ...
Reflection for Friday, August 17, 2007: 19th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2007-08-17)
As I reflected on today’s readings, my position as marriage preparation facilitator brought insights into today’s theme of faithful covenant.|In our Judeo-Christian tradition, marriage is a life-time commitment in a covenant ...
Reflection for Friday, March 9, 2007: 2nd week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2007-03-09)
Lent is a season of many emotions. From Ash Wednesday to the sacred Triduum the Hebrew scripture speaks to us of the great stories of that tradition, echoes the powerful condemnations of the prophets and records promises ...
Reflection for Sunday, September 2, 2007: 22nd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2007-09-02)
PRE-PRAYERING || "Excuse me" has several meanings in polite company. It is used when bumping into somebody accidentally. It is employed to interrupt somebody who is speaking and the listener wishes to interject a thought ...
Reflection for Tuesday, March 13, 2007: 3rd week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2007-03-13)
Here we are in the middle of the season of Lent. As we look back a couple of weeks, we scan the various resolutions that we made. Some of them we have kept and others we haven't. That may be a source of concern for us, but ...
Reflection for Saturday, August 11, 2007: 18th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2007-08-11)
Today's Gospel shows the human nature of Jesus -- an aspect that is often challenging for us humans.|In the Gospel, Jesus demonstrates the most human of traits, a lack of patience. The disciples attempted to cure the boy ...
Reflection for Sunday, August 19, 2007: 20th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2007-08-19)
PRE-PRAYERING || Those who are in the know about such things, tell us that the human brain can think of one thing per second and then change channels. Just try to think about that for more than a second. Apparently we are ...
Reflection for Saturday, March 10, 2007: 2nd week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2007-03-10)
Today's Gospel story is so familiar, so consoling, so beloved, that we could miss its full meaning and its applicability to us. The whole of Chapter 15 in Luke's Gospel is a literary unit, and we need to see it and read ...
First Week of Advent: Dec. 2 - 8, 2007
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2007-12-02)
On this mountain he will destroy the veil that veils all peoples, The web that is woven over all nations; he will destroy death forever. The Lord GOD will wipe away the tears from all faces; Isaiah 25
Third Week of Ordinary Time: Jan. 21 - 27, 2007
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2007-01-21)
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor. Luke 4:18