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    • Reflection for Monday April 1, 2019: 4th Week of Lent. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-04-01)
      This reflection will be coming soon. in the meantime, here is a reflection from Colleen Chiacchere from 2016.|Our readings today give me hope.  They express a core belief of the Christian faith.  This faith that is filled ...
    • Reflection for Monday, April 3, 2000: 4th week in Lent. 

      Braden, Barb (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-04-03)
      The core message of the today's readings and gospel seems to be the healing love of God for people of faith. The readings remind us of the healing and joy that are promised to the faithful in the afterlife. We are told ...
    • Reflection for Monday, April 4, 2011: 4th week in Lent. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-04-04)
      As I sit in my warm, safe and very comfortable little snug I am in awe of the glory and wonder of the dawn. Beyond the deep blue-black there is a whitish gray pushing through. Seemingly unaware of the magnitude of the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 11, 2002: 4th week in Lent. 

      Kanavy, Kathy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-03-11)
      Today's readings are brimming with images of life, joy, praise and healing. Perhaps they are even surprising to our ears in this season of Lent. Listen to some of the images:|" ... there shall always be rejoicing and ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 11, 2013: 4th week in Lent. 

      Zimmer, Craig (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-03-11)
      Today's first reading, from Isaiah, speaks about things being made new - the Lord is going to create new heavens and a new earth. We can read this in a literal sense in that the world and the condition of creation is ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 12, 2018: 4th Week in Lent. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-03-12)
      |"Unless you people see signs and wonders, you will not believe."|It has been my experience that some people believe and some people do not whether or not they see signs and wonders. I have been reading through the Old ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 15, 1999: 4th week in Lent. 

      Pedersen, Cathy Weiss (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-03-15)
      'Great' (or Conflicting) Expectations?||" ... So, when Jesus arrived in Galilee, it was the Galileans who welcomed him, because they themselves had been at the feast of Cana and had seen all that he had done ... That's why ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 15, 2010: 4th week in Lent. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-03-15)
      The passage from Isaiah is curiously upbeat for Lent, and especially for this point in Lent. The prophet stresses the fact that God will make a new beginning, and the terms he uses seem to indicate that this will even be ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 16, 2015: 4th week of Lent. 

      Bacon, Catie (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-03-16)
      Sometimes it is not even our own experience with God that impacts our relationship with him. We can know him more, love him more and even meet him for the first time through his interaction with others. In today's Gospel ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 22, 2004: 4th week in Lent. 

      Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-03-22)
      There are several gospel passages, where Jesus -who "is not yes and no" [2Cor. 1:19]- appears to be saying NO and YES at the same time. At Cana [Jn. 2:1-10] Jesus tells his mother "my hour has not yet come" -read NO, but ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 23, 2009: 4th week in Lent. 

      Crawford, Sue (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-03-23)
      The readings today remind us of the important intersections between hope, faith, and healing. Hope requires faith - a belief in things yet unseen. How do we visualize things yet unseen so that we can anchor our hope? ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 26, 2001: 4th week in Lent. 

      Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-03-26)
      The angel said to Mary, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore the child to be born will be called holy, the Son of God." Mary said in reply, "Behold I am the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 27, 2006: 4th week in Lent. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-03-27)
      "A prophet has no honor in his native place."|| I think it's hard for your own family and friends to see something special in you. It's just too familiar. How can you believe the baby whose diapers you changed, the toddler ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 27, 2017: 4th Week of Lent. 

      Kavan, Michael (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-03-27)
      What wonderful messages from our Lenten readings today! From our first reading by Isaiah we get a sense of the extraordinary life that our Lord promises us and today's pre-Gospel verse and reading from John provide insight ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 3, 2008: 4th week in Lent. 

      Kuhlman, Mary Haynes (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-03-03)
      Today's readings remind us that Lent is a season of joy. What's that, how can we call this season of penance and almsgiving "joyful"? Recently a friend reminded me that Lent is God's Invitation to Come Home. If Lent's forty ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 31, 2003: 4th week in Lent. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-03-31)
      We live in a time of signs and wonders, yet we do not act as if we believe.||John's commentary rightly notes today that a prophet has no honor in his native place. Since the world has become so interwoven through the wonder ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 31, 2014: 4th week in Lent. 

      Tinley, Susan (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-03-31)
      |The royal official, who begged Jesus to save his son from death, was granted the miracle because of his faith in Jesus' ability to do so. He persisted even after initially being denied. This is the second miracle that ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 7, 2005: 4th week in Lent. 

      Gabuzda, Richard, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-03-07)
      Who Wants to Live?||"O Lord, you brought me up from the nether world; you preserved me from among those going down into the pit."|These words of today's psalm draw together the beautiful vision of Isaiah and the healing ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 7, 2016: 4th Week of Lent. 

      Chiacchere, Colleen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-03-07)
      Our readings today give me hope. They express a core belief of the Christian faith. This faith that is filled with hope is built on the foundation of the numerous visible examples of God's love for us. I noticed this thread ...