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    • Reflection for April 1, 2012: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-04-01)
      PRE-PRAYERING||We are beginning Holy Week with this liturgy of celebrating our salvation. We prepare by taking little "holy Moments" to experience our need for salvation. We are freed, not only from eternal separation from ...
    • Reflection for April 1, 2013: Monday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Dilly, Barbara (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-04-01)
      As we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, we are challenged to expand our Easter joy to more than just hope in eternal life. The resurrection is the pouring forth of the promise of the Holy Spirit here and now. It is the ...
    • Reflection for April 1, 2015: Wednesday of Holy Week. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-04-01)
      I gave my back to those who beat me,|my cheeks to those who plucked my beard;|My face I did not shield|from buffets and spitting.|For your sake I bear insult,|and shame covers my face.|I have become an outcast to my ...
    • Reflection for April 1, 2018: Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord. 

      Kalkowski, Julie (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-04-01)
      Another Lent has come and gone already.  Did your Lent prepare for this beautiful Easter morning or was yours spotty like mine?  Our parish started Lent by focusing on abstaining and fasting from the things that separate ...
    • Reflection for April 10, 1999: Saturday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Scritchfield, Shirley (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-04-10)
      "Now when he rose early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons.." Mark 16: 9|A familiar story . . . one so familiar that perhaps we lose sight of the full ...
    • Reflection for April 10, 2001: Tuesday of Holy Week. 

      Gabuzda, Richard, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-04-10)
      "In God Alone"|We are accustomed to defining the process of human maturity as moving from a radical dependence (on parents and others), at birth and in the earliest years of life, to a gradual independence and then to some ...
    • Reflection for April 10, 2007: Tuesday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-04-10)
      This reading from John's gospel is lovely and touching in its intimacy and simplicity.||Looking back to the season of Lent I was invited into the Lenten journey with Jesus and his dearest friends and family. I witnessed ...
    • Reflection for April 10, 2009: Good Friday. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-04-10)
      "I will lead her into the desert and speak to her heart." (Hosea 2 16b)||It is a beautiful reminder that in this season of Lent God has an intimate invitation for me.| Ash Wednesday reminded us that although we come from ...
    • Reflection for April 10, 2010: Saturday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-04-10)
      The Gospel reading gives us an abbreviated account of three appearances of the Risen Lord. The first two show how the early church's mission got off to a stumbling start. The risen Christ first appears to Mary Magdalene, ...
    • Reflection for April 10, 2012: Tuesday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Bannantine, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-04-10)
      The gospel reading for today invites us to view the Resurrection through the eyes of Mary Magdalene. I find it very easy to identify with Mary because she is so human. She is very emotional and she vigorously reacts to ...
    • Reflection for April 10, 2015: Friday within the Octave of Easter. 

      Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-04-10)
      Today's readings reflect the path of growth.  They remind us there is no substitute for time and experience in learning and growing in a relationship of trust. |The reading from Acts shows the apostles living in tension ...
    • Reflection for April 10, 2017: Monday in Holy Week. 

      Bacon, Catie (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-04-10)
      Today's Gospel reading comes from John chapter 12 where Jesus is visiting Martha and Mary in their home. Luke also recounts the same story in chapter 10 and in reading that passage I was struck with a deep connection to ...
    • Reflection for April 11, 2001: Wednesday of Holy Week. 

      Kanavy, Kathy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-04-11)
      Our Gospel reading today takes us to the beginning of the Last Supper scene. Here Jesus foretells what is to come, "I give you my word, one of you is about to betray me." The starkness of his words lie not only in the truth ...
    • Reflection for April 11, 2007: Wednesday in the Octave of Easter. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-04-11)
      Fr. Don Driscoll,S.J. a beloved member of Creighton's Jesuit Community, died suddenly on March 21. Read more about his life and here.||I'm writing this the day after the funeral of Fr. Don Driscoll, SJ. If you haven't heard ...
    • Reflection for April 11, 2012: Wednesday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-04-11)
      "Were not our hearts burning within us while he spoke to us on the way and opened the Scriptures to us?"|Then the two recounted what had taken place on the way and how he was made known to them in the breaking of the ...
    • Reflection for April 11, 2015: Saturday within the Octave of Easter. 

      Latta, Mark (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-04-11)
      "Today we are six days past the challenge of Lent: the trauma of the crucifixion and the joy and celebration of the resurrection. As with the ebb and flow of major events and milestones in our daily lives, we may be ...
    • Reflection for April 11, 2017: Tuesday in Holy Week. 

      Costanzo, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-04-11)
      The message during Holy week is one of the most powerful Jesus delivers. God loves us as imperfect human beings. I imagine Jesus eating, laughing, the disciples toasting one another as they share time and stories with one ...
    • Reflection for April 12, 2001: Holy Thursday. 

      Kline, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-04-12)
      A Holy Thursday prayer:|"If I, therefore, the master and teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash one another's feet.|I have given you a model to follow..."|Let me listen with my heart to these words of Jesus. Let ...
    • Reflection for April 12, 2006: Wednesday of Holy Week. 

      Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-04-12)
      In recent years theologians have been reminding us of a much overlooked truth about Jesus: Jesus was truly human. For many centuries this truth was not adequately acknowledged. Many of us grew up with an understanding that ...
    • Reflection for April 12, 2007: Thursday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-04-12)
      A reflection technique that I recently rediscovered is to slowly read the passages I am using and underlining key words and phrases that strike me as I read. I then return a second time and read the selected passages, ...