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    • Reflection for Wednesday September 11, 2019: 23rd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Chiacchere, Colleen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-09-11)
      What a beautiful and challenging set of directions we have here in the readings for September 11.|St Paul invites the Colossians (and us) to seek and focus on "what is above, not of what is on earth." He elaborates by ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 10, 2003: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shadle Cusic, Marcia (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-09-10)
      Today's readings remind me of how important and how inspirational our day to day living in community with others can be. The First Reading is pretty darn clear in telling us, that if we desire to live a Christian life and ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 11, 2013: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-09-11)
      Finding our Way to the Kingdom||"Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours."|There are ways of reading Luke's beatitudes that exclude some readers. Am I poor, hungry, weeping, or persecuted? I have not ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 12, 2001: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kanavy, Kathy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-09-12)
      Since you have been raised up in company with Christ, set your heart on what pertains to higher realms where Christ is seated at God's right hand. Be intent on things above rather than on things of earth. After all, you ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 12, 2007: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-09-12)
      Today's scriptures remind us of the reality of the Kingdom of God and its implications for us in our daily living. This topic causes some consternation, as we undoubtedly fall short of the standards required of citizens ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 13, 2017: 23rd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Latta, Mark (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-09-13)
      People working in organizations and communities often look for guidance in a strategic plan. Individuals look for goals, actions and activities that they can use as a template and they very often yearn for a plan in which ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 7, 2011: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      ter Kuile, Janine (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-09-07)
      Blessed are the poor. At first glance, this sounds contradictory. How can someone be poor, hungry and hated and blessed?||This summer I spent two weeks in the heart of Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo. It has been ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 9, 2009: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Lanahan, Joan (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-09-09)
      In Luke's gospel we find Jesus has selected his apostles and with them goes to talk with many disciples and heals many of their infirmities and woes. He was such a captivating person that people came from all over to hear ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 9, 2015: 23rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-09-09)
      Seeing the reading from Colossians and the Beatitudes together really puts them in a different perspective. The Beatitudes are really about choices, not about circumstances. In Colossians Paul is saying that everyone has ...