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    • Reflection for Monday, February 12, 2018: 6th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-02-12)
      |Memorial of Saint Apollonia, Deaconess, and patron saint of dentists, and of those who suffer toothaches|The cycle of saints' feast days invites us today to honor a woman of the Third Century who was an elderly deaconess.  ...
    • Reflection for Monday, February 13, 2006: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Crawford, Sue (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-02-13)
      I love this passage from James, challenging though it is. How often do we allow ourselves to be "driven and tossed about by the wind?" How often do we allow our circumstances and the approval of those around us to drive ...
    • Reflection for Monday, February 13, 2012: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gabuzda, Richard, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-02-13)
      Wisdom from Above||At first reading or hearing, the opening lines of the Letter to James can seem quite disjointed. Beginning with an exhortation regarding perseverance in faith, the text then gives instruction about praying ...
    • Reflection for Monday, February 14, 2000: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kanavy, Kathy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-02-14)
      " ... Count it pure joy when you are involved in every sort of trial. Realize that when your faith is tested this makes for endurance. Let endurance come to its perfection so that you may be fully mature and lacking in ...
    • Reflection for Monday, February 15, 2010: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Dilly, Barbara (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-02-15)
      From my experience, faith has a lot to do with sustaining hopefulness. But it is also a matter of perseverance when hope seems to disappoint us. James tells us today that it is very important to work on perseverance and ...
    • Reflection for Monday, February 16, 2004: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gabuzda, Richard, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-02-16)
      A Sure Shot ||The Letter of James is confident that God wants to give wisdom to all who ask-and invites us to ask for this gift confidently: "But if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God . . . But he should ask in ...
    • Reflection for Monday, February 17, 2014: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shadle-Cusic, Marcia (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-02-17)
      "Testing of your faith produces perseverance" . Today's first reading speaks of finding joy when we encounter difficulties and trials in our lives. The joy that can be found in these trials is the joy and comfort we find ...
    • Reflection for Monday, May 12, 2008: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-05-12)
      "What are you looking for?" On the surface level, that can be a pretty trivial question. On a deeper level, the question can be a profoundly serious one. I think the author of the Fourth Gospel meant us to take it in that ...