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    • Easter Week: Apr. 21-27, 2019 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      "Why do you seek the living one among the dead? He is not here, but he has been raised." Luke 24:5
    • Reflection for April 14, 2019: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. 

      McMahon, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Palm Sunday, with its palms, processions and readings, is one of the special days that can evoke strong emotional connections in our spiritual history, for those who have been in the church most of their lives. For those ...
    • Reflection for April 19, 2019: Good Friday. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      In the second Chapter of Genesis, which is the second account of creation, we read about two different trees planted in the "garden".  One is the tree of "life" and the other,  the tree of the "knowledge of good and evil". ...
    • Reflection for Saturday Morning, April 20, 2019 

      Alexander, Andy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      On Good Friday, there was no Eucharist - simply a communion service, with the Body of Christ from the Holy Thursday Eucharist. On Holy Saturday, there is no liturgy at all. The liturgy this evening is the vigil - the ...
    • Reflection for April 15, 2019: Monday of Holy Week. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Today we start Holy Week – a time in our calendar where we experience great joy and yet know of great sorrow to come followed by the most glorious day for us.  Our readings throughout the week allow us to journey with Jesus ...
    • Reflection for April 16, 2019: Tuesday of Holy Week. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      This Tuesday of Passion Week, we begin to follow Jesus as he interacts with his disciples during the Last Supper. Today's Gospel passage focuses on Jesus' prophecies about Judas' betrayal and Peter's denial. He knows of ...
    • Reflection for April 21, 2019: Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord. 

      Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Assigning Peter's speech to our Easter Sunday readings requires a lot of "fast forward". There is no way Peter could have spoken like that on Easter Sunday. Like the others apostles, Peter was both scared and discouraged ...
    • Reflection for April 18, 2019: Holy Thursday of the Lord’s Supper. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Spring used to be New Year's. Spring is the anniversary of creation, so it seems an appropriate New Year celebration: A perfect new beginning. In the first reading God says the Passover is the first month. It's the new ...
    • Reflection for April 17, 2019: Wednesday of Holy Week. 

      Miller, Mariana (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Today, right before we enter into the Paschal Triduum we hear this Gospel passage about Juda's betrayal of Jesus. We have spent around 5 weeks trying to deepen our relationship to God: praying, giving alms, being extra ...
    • The Triduum: Apr. 18-20, 2019 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      The days of his saving Passion and glorious Resurrection are approaching, by which the pride of the ancient foe is vanquished and the mystery of our redemption in Christ is celebrated. - Preface II of the Passion of the Lord
    • Third Week of Easter: May 5-11, 2019 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      "I am the Bread of Life." - John 6
    • Second Week of Easter: Apr. 28-May 4, 2019 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      "Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you." - John 20:21
    • Fourth Week of Easter: May 12-18, 2019 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." - John 14
    • Beginning Holy Week: Apr. 14-18, 2019 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Jesus was deeply troubled and testified, "One of you will betray me." One of his disciples, the one whom Jesus loved, was reclining at Jesus' side. He leaned back against Jesus' chest and said to him, "Master, who is it?" John 13
    • Reflection for Saturday April 13, 2019: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Amu, Vivian (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      These days, the image that presents itself in my mind when I think about the scattered children of God, is the image of refugees from all over the world knocking at the doors of countries that are not their own, hoping for ...
    • Reflection for Friday April 12, 2019: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Are Christians naive? I will never forget a conversation that I had with a group of fellow church elders (I was not yet Catholic). I referred to my boss, who also happened to be a parishioner, as an enemy. You would have ...
    • Reflection for Thursday April 11, 2019: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Mausbach, Ann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      I have two older sisters and we are all three just a year apart in age. Growing up my sisters took great pleasure (as most siblings do) in tormenting me at every available opportunity. I vividly remember when they told me ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday April 10, 2019: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Lenz, Thomas (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      As I write this reflection, we are in the midst of a busy time on campus. Students are registering for next semester classes and we are closing in on the end of the spring semester. Registration time typically brings lots ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday April 9, 2019: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Recently I saw a sign that had a familiar ring to it.  It was like the "No Smoking" signs: a picture of a lit cigarette encircled by a bold red circle with a bold red slanted line going through the lighted cigarette.  In ...
    • Reflection for Sunday April 7, 2019: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      |"Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her." John|I hid in the bushes so no one in the crowd dragging my friend Miriam to be stoned could see me. I wanted to stop the horror but didn't ...