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    • Reflection for Thursday October 11, 2018: 27th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-10-11)
      St. John XXIII Today is the feast of St. John XXIII, a dearly loved Pope known well by many of us older folk.  Initially, John, because of his advanced age, was expected to be an interim Pontiff, but he surprised all (and ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, October 10, 2002: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hendrickson, Daniel, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-10-10)
      The first year of training to be a Jesuit boasts a broad spectrum of activities and assignments that range from introspection and prayer that is deeply personal and distinctly solitary to immersion within the most active ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, October 11, 2012: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Borchers, Pat (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-10-11)
      When I was a child, this was my favorite Gospel. To my child's ears, it sounded like if I wanted something all I had to do was to pray really hard. A new bike for Christmas? Done. Good weather for my birthday party? All I ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, October 12, 2006: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Heaney, Robert (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-10-12)
      A few months ago there was news coverage of a report summarizing studies of whether prayer made any difference in recovery from illness. Groups of pray-ers were recruited to pray for certain desperately ill patients, while ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, October 6, 2016: 27th Weekn in Ordinary Time. 

      Carney, Jay (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-10-06)
      Faith matters.|Faith matters because God does not save us without us.|Faith matters over…and over…and over again, as God's responses do not come all at once.|Faith matters because (to echo the gospel antiphon) it "opens ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, October 7, 2004: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shadle Cusic, Marcia (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-10-07)
      Paul begins by asking us to re-examine what Christ's crucifixion has meant to us. Jesus, who came to live among us, lived and preached about living a life following in the teachings and the examples shared by Jesus. He ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, October 7, 2010: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-10-07)
      Although the readings simply follow in sequence from those of the previous day and were not chosen to relate to the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, they do fit nicely. The gospel parable about the friend at midnight is, ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, October 9, 2008: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-10-09)
      St. Paul doesn't mince words or hold back on his feelings in his letter to the Galatians. I imagine if a teacher or leader today called his followers stupid or bewitched, he or she would find themselves on the receiving ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, October 9, 2014: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-10-09)
      |The psalm for today is taken from the Gospel of Luke and is the Gospel canticle used for Morning Prayer in the Liturgy of the Hours. It is a beautiful statement of why God deserves our praise. It is a litany of what God ...