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    • Reflection for Friday September 6, 2019: 22nd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Lierk, Kyle (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-09-06)
      |Praying with the readings for today, I find myself sitting in my living room looking out our westward facing picture window as the light of day slowly brings the enveloping natural world into focus. Squirrels flick their ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 2, 2005: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-09-02)
      in him all things hold together ... that in all things he himself might be preeminent ...|and through him to reconcile all things for him ... Colossians|Jesus is such a great teacher. He takes us to the places where we ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 2, 2011: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-09-02)
      In today's gospel, the scribes and Pharisees seem to think that Jesus' disciples are less spiritual somehow because instead of fasting and praying, they seem to be feasting all the time. And Jesus says that they should be ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 3, 1999: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-09-03)
      Today’s Scriptures are kind of a mixed bag. Some revealing, some joyful, some reassuring and some confusing. I guess that’s life. I remember when it first dawned on me that one lifetime isn’t long enough to absorb all ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 4, 2009: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      ter Kuile, Janine (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-09-04)
      As I was driving down the road today, Sunday, it was a sunny peaceful day, as all days of rest should be, and I was following a convertible with a license plate that read "LF IS GD". As I pulled up to the car at the ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 4, 2015: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-09-04)
      Faced with the question Why do your disciples not fast like the Pharisees' disciples and John's disciples? Jesus could have simply said: Because they are not disciples of either the Pharisees or John the Baptist. Instead, ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 5, 2003: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-09-05)
      "Come with joy into the presence of the Lord." Today's responsorial psalm calls most of us to make a change in our attitude. The psalmist calls us to sing with gladness because we know the LORD is the God that created us ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 6, 2013: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-09-06)
      The scribes and Pharisees question the fact that the disciples of Jesus act differently than those of John the Baptist, but Jesus indicates that the question is not what their correct manner of life should be but rather ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 7, 2001: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Scritchfield, Shirley (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-09-07)
      " . . . no one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the new wine will burst the skins and will be spilled, and the skins will be destroyed. But new wine must be put into fresh wineskins."|New things . . . Do you ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 7, 2007: 22nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      DeNeve, Kristina (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-09-07)
      One of my favorite movies is a gem called, "Little Buddha." Chris Isaak plays the father of a young boy who may be the reincarnation of one of Buddhism's spiritual leaders, Lama Dorje (not the Dalai Lama himself, but another ...
    • Reflection for Sunday July 14, 2019: 15th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Latta, Mark (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-07-14)
      This reflection will be coming soon. Until then, this is a reflection on these readings from Larry Gillick, S.J. from 2013. In our First Reading from the Book of Deuteronomy, Moses is completing his presenting of all the ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 10, 2016: 15th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-07-10)
      The story of the Good Samaritan is one we all know. The stranger comes to the aid of a person beaten and robbed, left at the side of the road. Others pass by, hurriedly, one would imagine, averting their eyes. But the ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 11, 2004: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-07-11)
      PRE-PRAYERING || There are invitations in today's readings. We pray with the reality of God's command to love God and love our neighbor not as two separate laws. We do not love enough, but that is not the real impact of ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 11, 2010: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-07-11)
      PRE-PRAYERING || We prepare for special visitors in special ways. We desire to delight them, help them to feel comfortable. We ask ourselves and perhaps others about what foods they like, what activities would please them. ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 14, 2013: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-07-14)
      PRE-PRAYERING || We prepare for special visitors in special ways. We desire to delight them, help them to feel comfortable. We ask ourselves and perhaps others about what foods they like, what activities would please them. ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 15, 2001: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-07-15)
      In the Book of Deuteronomy, from which we hear today's First Reading, Moses is placing before his people, not merely laws, but ways by which his people will remain God's people. The regulations and customs prescribed there ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 15, 2007: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-07-15)
      PRE-PRAYERING | We prepare for special visitors in special ways. We desire to delight them, help them to feel comfortable. We ask ourselves and perhaps others about what foods they like, what activities would please them. ...