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    • Reflection for Tuesday, February 13, 2018: 6th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-02-13)
      |In today's reading from Mark's gospel, Jesus chides the disciples for their lack of understanding.  They seem to be frustrating Jesus by being opaque to his message to them.  They seemed to have missed who he was and what ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, February 14, 2006: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-02-14)
      The gospel for today occurs near the center of Mark's 16 chapters. Up to this point things seem to be going rather favorably for Jesus. Many seem to be accepting Jesus as someone that is useful for them. Despite ominous ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, February 14, 2012: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Heaney, Robert (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-02-14)
      ". . . are your hearts hardened?"||This question of Jesus to His disciples is ironically apt for Valentine's Day. We are up to our eyebrows in a literal flood of hearts, mostly soft though, and perhaps even mushy. In 2011 ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, February 15, 2000: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Driscoll, Don, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-02-15)
      There's an old story that comes out of Communist Russia. Each day at quitting time, in all the factories, the guards would check all the workers to make sure that they weren't stealing anything. Night after night, as Ivan ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, February 16, 2010: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-02-16)
      "Do you still not understand?" Mark 8:21||In the gospel, Jesus scolds his disciples. They are with him every day. So much has happened to them already and still they still do not understand.|We are like that. Things happen ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, February 17, 2004: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Keefe, John (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-02-17)
      Today's readings make me feel a bit like the disciples described in the Gospel: "do you still not understand?" Jesus' words are quite obscure, and I sympathize with the poor disciples who seem completely dense and lost. ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, February 18, 2014: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kalkowski, Marty (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-02-18)
      “Blessed are they who persevere in temptation, for when they have been proved, will receive the crown of life.” Most of us want that crown of life, but do we want to persevere when we are being tempted by our darker side? ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, May 13, 2008: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-05-13)
      A Life of Understanding||Hungry people think about food. When juggling bills and financial worries, payday dawns like the Sabbath. Jesus warns his disciples against the false teachers that ensnare the hungry. Wisdom can ...