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    • Reflection for Tuesday, July 12, 2016: 15th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hanna, Fred (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-07-12)
      Today's reading from Isaiah calls us to 'Take care you remain tranquil and do not fear; let not [our] courage fail.' As a child I was fearful of the unknown, especially scary dreams and nightmares, dark places and the ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, July 13, 2004: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Laquer, Brigid Quinn (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-07-13)
      Matthew states that "Jesus began to reproach the towns where most of his mighty deeds had been done, since they had not repented." Do we acknowledge God's mighty deeds in our life? I wonder. ||Do we see God in the splendor ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, July 15, 2008: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-07-15)
      The 13th Century was a period of theological flourishing in the Latin Church that remained unparalleled until the 20th Century. The twin intellectual towers of Thomas Aquinas and Bonaventure, representing the theological ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tami (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-07-15)
      |Today's readings seem harsh, and in a sense they are. In the first reading the town is in danger from formidable foes and the people are trembling like trees in the wind. The threat and the danger are real. They are ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, July 16, 2002: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Scritchfield, Shirley (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-07-16)
      Imagine ...||Can you see Jesus as He stands in the village square? |Can you see His frustration,| His anger, |His despair?|These are His people, |they have seen Him heal the sick,| they have heard Him cast out demons,| ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, July 17, 2018: 15th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Quinn, Thomas (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-07-17)
      When reading Isaiah, I am often humbled by the barrage of historic names, places, battles, and references to the general unrest and turmoil of the eighth century BC.  I unfortunately mire myself in the details, and after ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, July 18, 2000: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-07-18)
      Isaiah 7:1-9 Isaiah intervenes " ... Lord Yahweh says this ... If you will not take your stand on Me you will not stand firm."|Psalm 48: 2-8 Zion, the mountain of God " ... For look, kings made alliance, together they ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, July 18, 2006: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-07-18)
      The readings today focus on faith and clearly challenge us to have faith in all we do. The concept of faith is interesting. We sometimes speak of faith and having faith as though it is a commodity. For some, the faith is ...