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    • Reflection for June 9, 2019: Pentecost Sunday. 

      McClure, Scott (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-06-09)
      As a former teacher, I remember vividly how the end of the school year gets crazy. Few types of tired rival the sheer fatigue found in a classroom in May. I found myself lacking the energy for long, elaborate prayers, but ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, June 3, 2001: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-06-03)
      "Fifty Days" or "the Feast of Harvesting Wheat," or "The Feast of Weeks," or "Pentecost," are all names given to this celebration in our Jewish-Christian liturgy. Our Jewish ancestors counted "fifty" days from celebrating ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 19, 2013: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-05-19)
      PRE-PRAYERING || We might be more careful about what we pray for in preparation for the feast of Pentecost. This celebration of the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the early Church dispensed with being casual and the strictly ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 27, 2007: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-05-27)
      PRE-PRAYERING | The Jewish people prepared to celebrate the Feast of Weeks, or (fifty days) by waiting for the seeds to grow into eatable food. They had been planted at the time of Passover which was a remembering of how ...