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    • Reflection for Sunday September 30, 2018: 26th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-09-30)
      A couple times in today's readings people are trying to stop others from doing good works, from praising God, or from helping others. That seems weird and wrong to me. It seems to me that it's our job to do good works, ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, October 1, 2000: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-10-01)
      Moses is having a bad time of it here in the First Reading today. He has led God's people out into the desert and they are left low and dry and quite hungry. They are complaining and so Moses picks up the theme and questions ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, October 1, 2006: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-10-01)
      PRE-PRAYERING | We pray with the sense that we do belong to God by God's loving creation and redemption of us. We pray with the sense that we are blest by the Spirit of this loving God and offered as a continuation of ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, September 27, 2009: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-09-27)
      PRE-PRAYERING || It is an amazing thing that there are actually people who do not put salt on popcorn, mustard on hot dogs, dressings on salads, or butter on toast! There is a little saying, "About taste, there is no ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, September 27, 2015: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-09-27)
      Would that all the people of the LORD were prophets!|Would that the LORD might bestow his spirit on them all! Numbers 11|There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name|who can at the same time speak ill of me.|For ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, September 28, 2003: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-09-28)
      So as to be more available to the graces of these readings, imagine Jesus and John watching a video where in someone is seen driving out demons in the name of Jesus. John points to the screen and reminds Jesus that this ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, September 30, 2012: 26th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-09-30)
      A PONDERING||Interior conversion is a process flowing from our being met personally.||God so loved the world that God did not send an idea. The major changes in our lives are a result of interactions leading to attractions. ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, February 23, 2006: 7th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-02-23)
      Today's readings are pretty harsh! And I suppose they should be. Their meaning is very important, if pretty simple: stuff is not the way. From the first reading we get the idea loud and clear that stuff will not last. ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, February 24, 2000: 7th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Meeks, Carolyn Comeaux (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-02-24)
      A couple of years ago a few other women and I were planning an overnight retreat, and in the planning process we explored the various ways we experience "salt" in our lives. The preparation took us in several directions, ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, February 27, 2014: 7th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-02-27)
      |"Behold, the wages you withheld from the workers who harvested your fields are crying aloud." James 5:4 |The words of James are harsh. The gold coveted by the rich will consume them. Their zeal for luxury murders the poor. ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, May 19, 2016: 7th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-05-19)
      These readings leave me uncomfortable. The reading from James and the Psalm are reminders of just how short life is and consideration of what we do with what we have. The Gospel continues with strong images driving home ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, May 22, 2008: 7th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kuhlman, Mary Haynes (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-05-22)
      Today in the United States the Scriptural Readings are for this Thursday in Ordinary Time. Other parts of the world commemorate the Feast of Corpus Christi, which was traditionally the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. We ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, May 23, 2002: 7th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Lanahan, Joan (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-05-23)
      "Salty"||"Woe to you."|Doesn't this sound like a big, burly, authoritarian person shaking his/her finger in your face? Our readings today are from what I call "the woe tradition" of sacred scripture. They are threatening. ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, May 24, 2018: 7th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Brock, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-05-24)
      This spring season brings warm and sunny days, here in North America.  The sun sets much later in the evening creating more time to enjoy being outside.  In recent years I have developed a love of working in my yard on ...