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    • Reflection for Friday, January 6, 2017: The Epiphany of the Lord (INT). 

      Hauser, Richard, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-01-06)
      |Rise up in splendor,  Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; but upon you the Lord shines, and over you appears his glory. ...
    • Reflection for January 2, 2000: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-01-02)
      The good tends to defuse itself like light. A light cannot shine only upon itself, but illumines objects around it. Infinite light, infinite good is meant for all to see and receive. Today is the feast of Jesus' being ...
    • Reflection for January 7, 2001: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-01-07)
      A secret is not a real mystery, because secrets are usually shared, eventually. Mysteries cannot be displayed or understood in their totality. God is a mystery, which is too much for the limited space on our human ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, January 6, 2018: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Hauser, Richard, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-01-06)
      "Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover peoples; but upon you the Lord shines, and over you appears his glory" (Is ...
    • Reflection for Sunday January 6, 2013: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-01-06)
      PRE-PRAYERING | We are invited to pray on this Day of Revelation to be women and men of "manifestation" ourselves. It is not so much what gifts do we have to present to Jesus, but what gifts has God given us to reveal to ...
    • Reflection for Sunday January 6, 2019: The Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Mattingly, Molly (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-01-06)
      The folks with Habitat for Humanity used to put on an elaborate living Nativity in a field in my area when I was growing up. Upon arrival, guests would be assigned a family name and told where to report for the census. ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 2, 2011: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-01-02)
      PRE-PRAYERING: | We are nearing the end of the celebrational season wherein we are invited to dinners and parties. Upon being invited we usually respond about our desire to bring something, "What shall I bring?" Funny how ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 3, 2010: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-01-03)
      PRE-PRAYERING: | We are invited to pray on this Day of Revelation to be women and men of "manifestation" ourselves. It is not so much what gifts do we have to present to Jesus, but what gifts has God given us to reveal to ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 3, 2016: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-01-03)
      This feast touches me deeply. This is the feast of the epiphany - the showing or manifestation - of Jesus to the rest of the world. The promises of God to the people of the first covenant always included the promise that ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 4, 2004: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-01-04)
      So as to be more available to the graces of these readings, may we use our memories or imaginations to picture a trio of wandering wisdom-seekers stopping near a lowly barn. Their camels are laden with scrolls, but no maps. ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 4, 2009: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-01-04)
      We are nearing the end of the celebrational season wherein we are invited to dinners and parties. Upon being invited we usually respond about our desire to bring something, "What shall I bring?" Funny how we don't want to ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 4, 2015: Epiphany. 

      Stegman, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-01-04)
      The gospel reading of today's Feast of the Epiphany draws our attention to those exotic figures found on the edge of manger scenes, the Three Wise Men or Magi. They are typically portrayed, along with their camels, as ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 5, 2003: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-01-05)
      So as to be more available to the graces of these readings, may we use our memories or imaginations to picture a trio of wandering wisdom-seekers stopping near a lowly barn. Their camels are ladened with scrolls, but no ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 5, 2014: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-01-05)
      |Your light has come. ... Nations shall walk by your light. Isaiah 60| Lord, every nation on earth will adore you. Psalm 72 |The mystery was made known to me by revelation ... that the Gentiles are coheirs, members of the ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 6, 2002: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-01-06)
      Secrets are exciting and when one is shared with us, that energy changes to intimacy and a sense of being special. When the information becomes public and generally known, that specialness is dimmed.|Israel had a long ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 6, 2008: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      McCaslin, Richard (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-01-06)
      Today, St Matthew gives us the story of the visit of the magi to the newborn Savior.|Who were these magi, sometimes called kings?|I think scholars would agree that in ancient times, in what is known to us as the Middle ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 7, 2007: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-01-07)
      The Light from Above||They were astrologers, but don't hold that against them. In that time, they were the wise, the seekers of knowledge who labored in the field of stars. Years of watching had made them quiet but curious. ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 7, 2018: Epiphany of the Lord (U.S.). 

      Hauser, Richard, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-01-07)
      "Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover peoples; but upon you the Lord shines, and over you appears his glory" (Is ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 8, 2006: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Heaney, Robert (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-01-08)
      The Bible is filled with good stories, and those surrounding the birth of Jesus are among the best and best beloved. Stories are able to reach us in a way that abstract theologizing often cannot. There is a plot line; there ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 8, 2012: Epiphany of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-01-08)
      PRE-PRAYERING||We are invited to pray on this Day of Revelation to be women and men of "manifestation" ourselves. It is not so much what gifts do we have to present to Jesus, but what gifts has God given us to reveal to ...