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    • Reflection for Friday, July 4, 2008: Independence Day. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-07-04)
      "Centuries before July 4th came to commemorate Western civilization's great experiment in democracy and America's birthday, the date was principally associated with the name of one of the most extraordinary women in ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 4, 2005: Independence Day . 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-07-04)
      Si quieres paz, lucha por la justicia. || For today's reflection I was allowed to select from a series of optional passages. So I was able to elicit a theme from these readings, which I think is captured by the Spanish ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 4, 2011: Independence Day. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-07-04)
      "Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience." Colossians|| Today as I give thanks for being an American, I recall a snowy night in 1975 when I ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 4, 2016: Independence Day. 

      Zaborowski, Joe (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-07-04)
      Many themes strike me in today's readings. The words of peace and justice stand out. This being the celebration of the United States' founding, the readings are timely. In Isaiah, justice, peace, calm and security become ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, July 4, 2009: Independence Day. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-07-04)
      "For thus says he who is high and exalted, living eternally, whose name is the Holy One: On high I dwell, and in holiness, and with the crushed and dejected in spirit, To revive the spirits of the dejected, to revive the ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 4, 2013: Independence Day . 

      Kavan, Michael (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-07-04)
      Today's first reading is from Genesis and involves God testing the loyalty of Abraham. God asks Abraham to sacrifice his beloved son, Isaac, and with strict obedience, Abraham travels to Moriah, builds an altar, and readies ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, July 4, 2006: Independence Day . 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-07-04)
      The Spirit from on high will be poured out on us...My people|Near indeed is salvation for the loyal; prosperity will fill|Keep on doing what you have learned and received and heard and seen in me.|The Advocate, the Holy ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 4, 2007: Independence Day. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-07-04)
      Today in America we celebrate our anniversary as an independent country. This country was founded on the ideals of justice, personal liberties, and freedom from tyranny. These ideals were near and dear to the Hebrews and ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 4, 2018: Independence Day (USA). 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-07-04)
      Today in America we celebrate our anniversary as an independent country. This country was founded on the ideals of justice, personal liberties, and freedom from tyranny. These ideals were near and dear to the Hebrews and ...