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    • Reflection for Wednesday November 7, 2018: 31st Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-11-07)
      Imagine you were in the group of disciples when Jesus said the words in Luke's excerpt for today.  How confused would you have been?  Imagine you turn to a companion and have this dialogue: Jesus has always told us to love ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 3, 2004: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Millard, Michele (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-11-03)
      This morning was cloudy and rainy. Everything appeared drab and gray as the light from the sun was blocked by a thick cloud cover. Even the moods of people seemed muted and subdued. Yesterday, in contrast, was a beautiful ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 3, 2010: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      ter Kuile, Janine (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-11-03)
      "If anyone comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple."||This directive from Jesus in this gospel used to mess me up as a kid. ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 4, 1998: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Callone, Pat (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-04)
      As I've read through the readings for November 4th, these passages have most impressed me:||From Philippians: 2:13 "because God is always at work in you to make you willing and able to obey his own purpose."|From Psalm ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 5, 2008: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-11-05)
      In the selection from St. Luke's gospel for today's liturgy, Jesus' words are addressed to "great crowds" traveling with him. He tells them what it means to be his disciple. Clearly it is not for everyone; discipleship ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 5, 2014: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Romano, Nate, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-11-05)
      |"The Lord is my light and my salvation."  So rings the psalm for today's daily readings.  It is the song of many a saint.  Whom should I fear?  Is there reason to be afraid?  The psalmist's response is, simply, to place ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 6, 2002: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Pedersen, Cathy Weiss (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-11-06)
      In Matthew's gospel from Sunday, October 27th, we are reminded that the greatest commandment is to love God as well as to love our neighbor as ourselves.|Relationship is being human ... we are not made to be islands unto ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 7, 2012: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-11-07)
      Following Jesus as his disciple is not easy - then or now!||In the gospels Jesus never left his followers with the impression that being his disciple would be easy. He realized that it would involve a radical break with ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 8, 2000: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-11-08)
      It is not easy to be a follower of Jesus. It wasn't in Jesus' own day, and it isn't today.||Following Jesus for the original disciples meant breaking away from father, mother, wife, children, sisters, brothers -- and all ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 8, 2006: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-11-08)
      Philippians 2: 12-18; "...work out your salvation with fear and trembling..."|Psalm 27: 1, 4, 13-14 "...One thing I ask of the LORD; this I seek: To dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life..."|Luke 14: 25-33 ...