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    • Reflection for June 9, 2019: Pentecost Sunday. 

      McClure, Scott (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-06-09)
      As a former teacher, I remember vividly how the end of the school year gets crazy. Few types of tired rival the sheer fatigue found in a classroom in May. I found myself lacking the energy for long, elaborate prayers, but ...
    • Reflection for May 20, 2018: Pentecost Sunday. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-05-20)
      Fifty days have passed since the Jews, now gathered together for the second great feast of the agricultural year, had celebrated the first feast which is the Passover or Feast of the Unleavened Bread. The last of these ...
    • Reflection for May 24, 2015: Pentecost Sunday. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-05-24)
      Come Back to Life As a body is one though it has many parts,|and all the parts of the body, though many, are one body,|so also Christ. (1 Corinthians 12: 12) In fear, the followers of Jesus hid behind locked doors.  The ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, June 11, 2000: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-06-11)
      In the first few verses of the creation story in Genesis, we read how God "hovered" over the vast emptiness, breathed a "spirit" and there was light and then the rest of creation.|Today, we celebrate the great feast of ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, June 12, 2011: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-06-12)
      PRE-PRAYERING || The Jewish people prepared to celebrate the Feast of Weeks, or (fifty days) by waiting for the seeds to grow into eatable food. They had planted at the time of Passover which was a remembering of how God ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, June 3, 2001: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-06-03)
      "Fifty Days" or "the Feast of Harvesting Wheat," or "The Feast of Weeks," or "Pentecost," are all names given to this celebration in our Jewish-Christian liturgy. Our Jewish ancestors counted "fifty" days from celebrating ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, June 4, 2006: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-06-04)
      "I will pour out my spirit upon all, Your sons and daughters shall prophesy, your elderly shall dream dreams, and your young| | PRE-PRAYERING|We pray for our making Jesus LARGER AND MORE VISIBLE IN THIS SHRINKING WORLD. ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, June 4, 2017: Pentecost. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-06-04)
      Have you had the experience of talking and listening to someone and feeling as if that person might as well be speaking a different language? It's a conversation with little understanding and no communication. Or a ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, June 8, 2003: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-06-08)
      So as to be more available to receive the graces of these readings, imagine that you are sitting in a large group of believers, but who are from various countries. Suddenly everybody in the room seems to be talking your ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, June 8, 2014: Pentecost. 

      Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-06-08)
      |"Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, which parted and came to rest on each one of them, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit" (Acts 2). |The Feast of Pentecost is the culmination of the Paschal Mystery! ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 11, 2008: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-05-11)
      PRE-PRAYERING | We are preparing to celebrate the great event of Pentecost. This solemnity has a "vigil" and a special liturgy having all kinds of reading-options. It is the celebration of the birth of the Church by the ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 15, 2005: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-05-15)
      PRE-PRAYERING | We might be more careful about what we pray for in preparation for the feast of Pentecost. This celebration of the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the early Church dispensed with being casual and the strictly ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 19, 2002: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-05-19)
      "Fifty Days" or "the Feast of Harvesting Wheat," or "The Feast of Weeks," or "Pentecost," are all names given to this celebration in our Jewish-Christian liturgy. Our Jewish ancestors counted "fifty" days from celebrating ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 19, 2013: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-05-19)
      PRE-PRAYERING || We might be more careful about what we pray for in preparation for the feast of Pentecost. This celebration of the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the early Church dispensed with being casual and the strictly ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 23, 2010: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-05-23)
      PREPRAYERING | We pray for our making Jesus larger and more visible in this shrinking world. We pray that all Christians become more the church based on the excitement and preaching of the early apostles. We pray that the ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 27, 2007: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-05-27)
      PRE-PRAYERING | The Jewish people prepared to celebrate the Feast of Weeks, or (fifty days) by waiting for the seeds to grow into eatable food. They had been planted at the time of Passover which was a remembering of how ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 27, 2012: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-05-27)
      A PONDERING||All fruitful relationships begin within mystery and continue there even though there are continued gestures of self-revelation.|It is an affirming compliment for you to say to a spouse, community member or ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 30, 2004: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-05-30)
      PRE-PRAYERING | We pray for our making Jesus LARGER AND MORE VISIBLE IN THIS SHRINKING WORLD. We pray that all Christians become more the church based on the excitement and preaching of the early apostles. We pray that ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, May 31, 2009: Pentecost. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-05-31)
      PREPRAYING||“I will pour out my spirit upon all,. Your sons and daughters shall prophesy, your elderly shall dream dreams, and your young see visions.” Joel 3, 1-2 |PRE-PRAYERING | We pray for our making Jesus larger and ...