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    • Reflection for Monday September 9, 2019: 23rd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Maynard, Angela (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-09-09)
      In today's gospel, St. Luke describes a scene in which a man with a withered hand approaches Jesus in hope of healing.  The many critics of Jesus watched to see if he would cure somebody on the sabbath.  Of course, he cured ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 10, 2001: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-09-10)
      Today's scriptures are an interesting mix. In Colossians, Paul seeks to encourage all believers. His letter speaks through the ages to "all who have not met me personally." Paul strives to encourage us so that we may be ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 10, 2007: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Keefe, John (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-09-10)
      In a famous scene in the play 1776, John Adams, after encountering serious resistance to his visions for America's future, is depicted singing the words "does anybody see what I see, does anybody care?" Adams experiences ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 11, 2017: 23rd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hanna, Fred (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-09-11)
      I tell my students, learning to read music is like a magician explaining how the trick works. We look at the most basic, hidden, features of notes, intervals, scales, clefs, chords, etc., and how they interact with one ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 5, 2005: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Lanahan, Joan (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-09-05)
      TO DO OR NOT TO DO!||Today is Labor Day in the U.S., a day to honor the goodness of work. Isn't it timely that Luke has Jesus curing the man with the withered hand on the Sabbath, a day of rest? It brings up questions among ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 5, 2011: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-09-05)
      When I was growing up in the pre-Vatican II Church, we did a lot of hair splitting. Did that piece of pork floating in the can of beans put the whole can off limits on a Friday? If you didn't have a hat or a chapel veil, ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 6, 1999: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-09-06)
      I like to think of myself as organized and 'together' but even I know that really isn't true. My constant struggle each day to fit 30 hours of activities into 24 means that I am always on the run, always slightly behind ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 7, 2009: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-09-07)
      Brothers and sisters: I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ on behalf of his Body, which is the Church, of which I am a minister in accordance ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 7, 2015: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-09-07)
      On December 8, 2015, the Catholic Church will begin a year-long Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. Why would Pope Francis call for such a celebration? In Misericordiae Vultus , the document which the pope used to declare this ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 9, 2013: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-09-09)
      The second century Christian martyr St. Ireneus coined a phrase that has resounded throughout the centuries, "The glory of God is the person fully alive."||Today's memorial of the Jesuit Peter Claver (1580-1654) stirs this ...