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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 April 17, 2020: Friday in the Octave of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-17)
|In the first reading, we see the earliest disciples trusting in the name of Jesus and doing powerful and miraculous deeds. The importance of this was emphasized in my diagonal formation. We were asked, "What do you have ...
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. ...
Reflection for Thursday, April 23, 2020: 2nd Week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-23)
|The one who comes from above is above all. John 3:31|Recently, I was listening to a podcast on Saint Thomas Aquinas. Included in the program was an anecdote about an experience that he had near the end of his life. In ...
Reflection for Monday, April 20, 2020: 2nd Week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-20)
|This first week of Easter has readings playing on the theme of darkness: Mary Magdalene goes to the tomb while it was dark; the Emmaus disciples remind Jesus that it is getting dark; at the lake the disciples try in vain ...
Holy Week, the Triduum : Apr 9-Apr 12, 2020
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-09)
But he was pierced for our offenses, crushed for our sins; upon him was the chastisement that makes us whole, by his stripes we were healed. Isaiah 52
Easter Week: Apr 26 - May 2, 2020
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2020-04-26)
"I am the bread of life." - John 6z`