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    • Reflection for April 20, 2000: Holy Thursday. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-04-20)
      In Thanksgiving||Passover reminds us of our deepest needs. Freedom for captives, food for the long journey ahead. We gather with friends to remember how God has been with us through hard times. We repeat the promise handed ...
    • Reflection for February 18, 2010: Thursday after Ash Wednesday. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-02-18)
      "Choose life!" says Moses to the Israelites in the desert. And that statement is not short for, "Eat right and get your exercise." As the context makes clear, he means, "Choose to live the life of the covenant bond with ...
    • Reflection for February 21, 2007: Ash Wednesday. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-02-21)
      "If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts."|There is a country western song, sung by classically trained Russian musicians that goes... I know I've been gone too long, when going home feels like moving on.||Ash ...
    • Reflection for January 10, 2019: Thursday after Epiphany. 

      Gabuzda, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-01-10)
      Strengthened for the Mission|Today's gospel passage from Luke portrays Jesus stepping out into his mission, his public life, defining that mission by way of the words from Isaiah.  All the events that follow, all his ...
    • Reflection for January 11, 2019: Friday after Epiphany. 

      Scholer, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-01-11)
      In today's reading John tells it like it is; no holding back on the plain and simple facts when he writes, "And this is the testimony: God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever possesses the Son has ...
    • Reflection for January 12, 2019: Saturday after Epiphany. 

      Waldron, Maureen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-01-12)
      For many people, these can be the most difficult weeks of the year. Christmas is really over now and we might be left with boxes still to be put away, a sense that we ate and drank too much and the dismal sight of brown ...
    • Reflection for January 6, 2010: Wednesday after Epiphany. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-01-06)
      Beloved, if God so loved us, we also must love one another. ... God is love, and whoever remains in love remains in God and God in him. ... There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear. 1 John 4|"Take courage, ...
    • Reflection for January 7, 2019: Monday after Epiphany. 

      Mausbach, Ann (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-01-07)
      This past holiday season we were able to host some relatives from Arizona. It snowed several inches to the delight of many of our visitors since most of them rarely, if ever, see snow. The kids and the adults alike were ...
    • Reflection for January 8, 2019: Tuesday after Epiphany. 

      Samson, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-01-08)
      The Miracle of Sharing:|Five thousand men (a number that does not include the women and children present, so multiply that by at least three, if not four or five) had gathered to listen to Jesus and as the day had gone on, ...
    • Reflection for January 9, 2019: Wednesday after Epiphany. 

      Sr. Candice Tucci OSF (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-01-09)
      "We have come to know and to believe in the love God has for us" Have I? Have we?|"There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear…so one who fears is not yet perfect in love."|Is John speaking out of experience ...
    • Reflection for July 31, 2005: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-07-31)
      PRE-PRAYERING | We are invited to be hungry and be fed in the readings for this weekend's Eucharistic gathering. We love to be invited and included. God asks us to know how hungry and thirsty we are as we journey through ...
    • Reflection for March 10, 2011: Thursday after Ash Wednesday 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-03-10)
      "Whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it."|In two paragraphs, today's Gospel gives us a summary of the life of following Jesus. It will not always be easy and it ...
    • Reflection for March 11, 2011: Friday after Ash Wednesday 

      Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-03-11)
      Today's reading from Isaiah is disconcerting. We know that the traditional three pillars of Lenten observance are prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Is Isaiah discouraging fasting?|Isaiah does indeed condemn the fasting he ...
    • Reflection for March 12, 2011: Saturday after Ash Wednesday 

      Kersten, Kevin, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-03-12)
      Levi's Call||Contemplating the Lord calling Levi (the inciting incident of today's Gospel), I imagine He is not meeting Levi for the first time. He has probably walked near by him several times - maybe often. Perhaps He ...
    • Reflection for March 31, 2016: Thursday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-03-31)
      Today's first reading begins with people in amazement at a miraculous healing.  At first glance, it seems that Peter is pouring cold water on their experience.  Isn't it rather strange that he should ask them why they are ...
    • Reflection for April 1, 1999: Holy Thursday. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-04-01)
      HOLY THURSDAY|It is the "Passover of the Lord." "This day will be a memorial feast for you." Today the Jewish community begins its remembering of the Passover. Today the Christian community begins its three-day recalling ...
    • Reflection for April 1, 2002: Monday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Gaston, Maria Teresa (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-04-01)
      I wonder why it is the women that were graced with seeing Jesus first after the resurrection? I take that question to prayer. I imagine their devastation, the men and women disciples feeling so defeated, exhausted emotionally ...
    • Reflection for April 1, 2005: Friday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Gaston, Maria Teresa (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-04-01)
      At this time of year weariness sets in for me in my work in social ministry on campus. What have we really accomplished in the face of all there is to do? How few have we reached when so many go untouched, uninvolved, ...
    • Reflection for April 1, 2007: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-04-01)
      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, 2010: Holy Thursday. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-04-01)
      The heart of the Holy Thursday Mass comes in the Gospel of John, where John describes Jesus before the Passover feast with the apostles. Jesus knows the end is near. In those last hours with the apostles, Jesus ties a towel ...