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    • Reflection for Saturday October 5, 2019: 26th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Chiacchere, Colleen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-10-05)
      Today in the Gospel reading for Saturday of the 26th week in Ordinary Time, we hear of the disciples on their journey, with Jesus on his journey, moving from Galilee to Jerusalem. They have experienced success as they tell ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 1, 2005: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gabuzda, Richard, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-10-01)
      On the Way||Jesus had a strange habit of exalting what other people held as unimportant or marginal. An example of this was his attitude toward children. Often considered insignificant to the people of his time, children ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 1, 2011: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-10-01)
      Jesus speaks of the importance of our becoming like the "merest children" in order for the Father to reveal to us what He "hides" from the learned and the clever, but what does Jesus mean by that phrase?||Young children ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 2, 1999: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-10-02)
      The readings today invite us to simply and completely turn to God in our need, particularly in times of distress. This is so wonderful to reflect upon today. Throughout the scriptures the angels are painted as larger than ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 3, 2009: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-10-03)
      As your hearts have been disposed to stray from God, turn now ten times the more to seek him; For he who has brought disaster upon you will, in saving you, bring you back enduring joy." Baruch 4||The Lord listens to the ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 3, 2015: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hoover, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-10-03)
      Can we really anger God?  Really?  I don't think so.  I think writing like what we hear today from Baruch is a reflection, projection of our own stuff, our own anger onto God.  Certainly, I believe that he can take it but ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 4, 2003: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bergman, Roger (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-10-04)
      "I have observed Satan fall like lightning from the sky."|| So says Jesus upon the return of the seventy-two from their mission to proclaim that the kingdom of God is at hand. Demons have been subjected because the disciples ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 5, 2013: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-10-05)
      Today's gospel reading is from the beginning of Jesus' journey from the long ministry in Galilee up to Jerusalem. It is a long journey and vital for the completion of his vocation from the Father. Much more than a travelogue ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 6, 2001: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hart, Bob (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-10-06)
      Jessica Powers, Carmelite contemplative sister (1905-88), has a wonderful poem about Bruno, about his seeking God and of his finally being given the gift of "uninterrupted conversation with God."||How did this wonder come ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 6, 2007: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bergman, Roger (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-10-06)
      Life as we know it, comes as a mixture of good times and difficult times. During those good times, we can experience those water-walking moments, that seems to place above all of our problems. There are also those difficult ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 7, 2017: 26th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Naatz, Susan (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-10-07)
      |It was the middle of the night—windy and rainy and I was about to have a baby.  It was my first pregnancy and my husband and I were feeling anxious and fearful because I was in labor four weeks early.  After a long battle ...