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    • Reflection for November 11, 2010: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-11-11)
      Today is the feast of St. Martin of Tours. This summer I was able to drive along the Loire River in France. I learned the details of the life of St. Martin depend on who is telling the story. The part of the legend that ...
    • Reflection for Thurday, November 13, 2014: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kalkowski, Marty (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-11-13)
      |In his letter to Philemon, who owns the slave, Onesimus, that Paul is sending back to his master, Paul tells Philemon that he has "experienced joy and encouragement from your love." Paul reminds Philemon that though he ...
    • Reflection for Thursday November 15, 2018: 32nd Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Quinn, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-11-15)
      The entire book of Philemon consists of a letter written from jail by Paul to Philemon, a fellow Christian.  Paul was imprisoned for preaching the "Good News" of Jesus Christ. While he was a prisoner, he met Onesimus, an ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 10, 2016: 32nd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shea, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-11-10)
      I'm easily distracted. I sit down to write this reflection and notice an unread email in my Inbox. After reading it I see that I forgot to reply to an earlier email. While replying to that email, a pile of old papers on ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 11, 2004: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Heaney, Robert (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-11-11)
      If we paid attention to the words of "The Lord's Prayer," we would note that we ask God to inaugurate his kingdom "on earth," not just in heaven. And if we wanted to know what that might mean, we need only look at the ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 12, 1998: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-12)
      Paul writes a very loving letter for our hearing today in the Roman Catholic liturgy of the Eucharist. Paul seems to have several personalities which are revealed in his various letters to differing communities. Sometimes ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 13, 2008: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-11-13)
      Paul's letter to Philemon has always seemed rather strange to me, since it seems that Paul apparently accepted the use of this slave and he allowed that his Christians should own slaves. He seems to have written this letter ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 15, 2012: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Rouse, Maryanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-11-15)
      Today's Epistle is the entire book of the Letter to Philemon, which I have always considered attractive and somewhat unattractive all at the same time.|First a bit of context: The letter, though a mere 25 verses long, has ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 16, 2000: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-11-16)
      Highlighted quotations are taken from: "The Service of Faith and Promotion of Justice in American Higher Education" by Rev. Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J., University of Santa Clara, October 6, 2000||This letter of Paul to ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 16, 2006: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-11-16)
      I am afraid that most of us read this gospel with great curiosity in the light of the deformation that Hollywood has given us: we look forward to seeing, at the end of time, all sorts of divine special effects, a Cecil B. ...