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    • Reflection for Saturday November 30, 2019: Feast of Saint Andrew, Apostle. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-11-30)
      |The Word is absurd, unless it is heard! A bit of advice, be sure to listen to the First Reading for this liturgy which speaks graficly of the physiological and psychological process of coming to belief. First an idea, ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, December 1, 2001: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-12-01)
      Today is the last day of the last week of the liturgical year, and the readings reflect this "last days" attitude. Our first reading looks at how God's holy ones will survive the violence and the chaos of the end times, ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, December 1, 2007: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schlegel, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-12-01)
      Edmund Campion is special to me for several reasons. Having studied in England for six years, I became fascinated with the history of recusant England and the activities of the Catholic martyrs of the protestant reformation; ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, December 2, 2017: 34th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      McMahon, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-12-02)
      As I write this reflection, the U.S. celebration of Thanksgiving has not yet arrived. Every year, the seasons seem to come and go faster and faster. It is as though our lives are on fast-forward and we feel incapable of ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 26, 2005: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Millard, Michele (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-11-26)
      Would you want to know when you were going to die? It has been told that when someone receives word of a terminal disease and impending death, that life becomes crystallized for them. Their remaining time becomes extremely ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 26, 2011: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Tinley, Susan (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-11-26)
      The apocalyptic language of today's reading from Daniel is certainly graphic in its description of his anguish and the terror of his visions. The fourth beast with iron teeth and bronze claws and its ten horns was destroying ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 27, 1999: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-11-27)
      I teach World Literature here at Creighton, and last week my students read Dante's Inferno. In Dante's vision Hell, of course, is populated with sinners. We spent two weeks in class talking about the people Dante imagined ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 28, 2009: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bannantine, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-11-28)
      Most of us do not like to think about death. Thoughts about death can be very unpleasant. And yet we are forced to confront death often when family members, relatives, and friends die. And all of us know with utter certainty ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 28, 2015: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Grassmeyer, Kimberly (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-11-28)
      In reading the Gospel lesson for this day, if you're anything at all like me, you easily set aside any worry about your heart becoming drowsy from carousing and drunkenness.  Despite the many excesses that often accompany ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 29, 2003: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-11-29)
      One empire followed another like strange beasts that emerge from the ocean floor. Grasping and malevolent they prowl the earth in search of peoples to consume. Later came Rome and others. Who are we? Where do we belong in ...