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    • Reflection for Wednesday September 4, 2019: 22nd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hoover, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-09-04)
      |I hear at least two invitations in today's Gospel reading from Luke.  In these verses, we hear of Jesus fulfilling those words from Isaiah we heard on Monday "He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives and recovery ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 31, 2005: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Callone, Pat (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-08-31)
      In today's Gospel, we find Jesus speaking about his purpose in life. He says to the crowds, "To the other towns also I must proclaim the good news of the kingdom of God, because for this purpose I have been sent."||Commentators ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 31, 2011: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-08-31)
      I am a procrastinator. There, I said it. It's been proven by my actions, but I don't often admit it. I am sure it comes as no surprise to those around me as I offer excuses, turn things in late or push deadlines to their ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 1, 1999: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-09-01)
      If you're a certified member of the Worriers Club of America, today's readings are for you!||In the passage from Luke, we see Jesus doing what we worriers often wish God would do more often. He responds directly and ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 2, 2009: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Furlong, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-09-02)
      Faith. Trust. Healing. These are three words and concepts I reflect on from today's Readings. And, they are easy to apply to some summer experiences that I have had.||Faith. Within the past four days [this being written ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 2, 2015: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shea, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-09-02)
      For many, summer is a time of travel. The children are out of school. The warm weather in the northen hemisphere makes travel easy. And opportunities for camping, road trips and visiting families abound. Even when summer ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 3, 2003: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-09-03)
      "Father, you guide your people with kindness and govern us with love."|| In this reading from Luke's gospel we encounter several very intriguing elements. At the beginning and the end of the reading we find Jesus coming ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 4, 2013: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-09-04)
      Today's readings indicate a very simple and recurring message that can be summed up in two words: trust and grace. The concepts of trust and grace are two of my favorites along with faith, hope, and love. While the words ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 5, 2001: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-09-05)
      Anyone whose home or work setting seems like Grand Central Station can learn a lot from today's Gospel.||Like so many of us, Jesus is in constant demand from people who desperately need his help or just want to talk with ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 5, 2007: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-09-05)
      Jesus "stood over her, rebuked the fever, and it left her. She got up immediately and waited on them." Luke 4:39||The story of Simon's mother-in-law has so many layers of warmth and depth. In Luke's gospel, Simon has not ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 6, 2017: 22nd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Tucci, Candice, O.S.F. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-09-06)
      I trust in the mercy of God for ever.|No doubt you have had an experience when you really needed the grace of God's mercy to help you through a situation and discovered how present God was, then leading to a heart filled ...