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    • Reflection for Friday, February 17, 2006: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-02-17)
      I really understand that the disciples of Jesus didn't comprehend his mission and felt very frightened by his prediction of his passion and death. It makes sense to me that they were resistant to going to Jerusalem with ...
    • Reflection for Friday, February 17, 2012: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-02-17)
      Today's readings challenge us to walk the talk. It is not enough to say we are faithful, indeed, to even be faithful, without actions to accompany that faith. The idea that faith is manifest in actions fits perfectly with ...
    • Reflection for Friday, February 18, 2000: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-02-18)
      In our Jesuit lore it is said that Ignatius had trouble in bringing home his message to Francis Xavier while they were students together. The ice broke when Ignatius brought out the text that is part of our gospel ...
    • Reflection for Friday, February 20, 2004: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schloemer, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-02-20)
      The quoting of Sacred Scripture has a powerful effect. Legend has it that St. Ignatius Loyola challenged St. Francis Xavier with Jesus' query in today's Gospel regarding the gaining of renown and power at the price of ...
    • Reflection for Friday, February 21, 2014: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Longo, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-02-21)
      I mentioned to a friend that I had been asked to write a reflection on readings that included James’s well-known admonition that “faith of itself, if it does not have works, is dead.” As a cradle Catholic and advocate ...
    • Reflection for Friday, May 16, 2008: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-05-16)
      James 2: 14-24, 26 "...For just as a body without a spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead."|| Psalm 112: 1-2, 3- 4, 5-6; "...Light shines through the darkness for the upright; he is gracious and merciful and ...