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    • Reflection for Tuesday November 26, 2019: 34th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Quinn, Thomas (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-11-26)
      |The Prophet Daniel was a young man when he was captured in Jerusalem, and taken to Babylon, by the invading soldiers of King Nebuchadnazzar. He soon became known at the King's court for his wisdom and ability to interpret ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 22, 2005: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Keefe, John (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-11-22)
      Each year as Ordinary Time draws to a close and Advent approaches, our readings become increasingly eschatological. Eschatology is one of those words that theologians love to throw around, but it is a good word none the ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 22, 2011: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-11-22)
      Today commemorates St. Cecilia -- patroness of church music. The story of St. Cecilia is an interesting one. Born into a senatorial family, she was a Christian from infancy yet given in marriage to a noble pagan youth, ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 24, 2009: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Furlong, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-11-24)
      R. (59b). Give glory and eternal praise to him.|| "Bless the Lord, all you works of the Lord,| praise and exalt him above all forever."|For readers in the United States, it is two days before Thanksgiving, a cultural ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 24, 2015: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Jorgensen, Diane (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-11-24)
      As I reflected on today's readings I was reminded of a preacher who shouted from downtown street corners many years ago declaring the end was near, and calling for repentance. A slender African-American woman dressed in ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 25, 2003: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-11-25)
      Every so often I sit back and dream of, or imagine, the future. I think I would like to know the future, but then I realize that if I could know the future with any certainty I could only know a small part of it and I might ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 26, 2013: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-11-26)
      Today marks the Feast Day of St. John Berchmans. He is described as a Jesuit scholar, although he died before he was ordained as a priest. In reading about St. John Berchmans, he appears ordinary in many ways, yet his piety ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 27, 2001: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bucko, Ray, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-11-27)
      I was recently invited to give a weekend retreat for a group at Creighton University. I found I had to ask what to me was a very awkward question: when the retreat would be over? Now this, in itself, is not a strange thing ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 27, 2007: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-11-27)
      This reading from Daniel is confusing and seems to have little to do with my life today.||We hear of a "vision", a dream. Daniel is interpreting the dream of King Nebuchadnezzar. Daniel tells King Nebuchadnezzar that he, ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 28, 2017: 34th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Quinn, Thomas (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-11-28)
      Daniel had a way with words, wisdom, and very powerful people. When asked to interpret the meaning of the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar's dream concerning the destruction of a multi-media statue by an enormous stone, ...