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    • Reflection for Friday, August 22, 2003: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time) 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-08-22)
      "...But Ruth said, 'Do not ask me to abandon or forsake you! For wherever you go, I will go, wherever you lodge I will lodge, your people shall be my people, and your God my God.'"
    • Reflection for Friday, August 22, 2008: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time) 

      Schlegel, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-08-22)
      Our New Year's celebration, that season of resolutions and renewal, is four months away; yet that theme seems appropriate on this August day. Our fields and gardens are yielding the fresh produce of a renewed growing ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 22, 2005: Queenship of Mary. 

      Schlegel, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-08-22)
      There is a piece of sculpture in front of one of our residence halls entitled "The Annunciation." It is a physical rendering of today's Gospel account of Mary greeting Elizabeth. With smiling faces, the two women, frozen ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 22, 2011: Queenship of Mary (21st week in Ordinary Time) 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-08-22)
      Today we celebrate one of the glorious mysteries of the rosary, the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary. What a joy to have a mother in heaven that cares for us! What a blessing to realize that our mother is also the Queen ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 23, 1999: Queenship of the Virgin Mary. 

      Spanbauer, Lori (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-08-23)
      The Gospel of Matthew and the reading to the Thessalonians seem to be juxtaposed for the point of comparing those who are living a holy life and those who are pretending to. We learn from the readings that the Pharisees ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 22, 2009: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time) 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-08-22)
      "The scribes and the Pharisees... all their works are performed to be seen. They widen their phylacteries and lengthen their tassels." Matthew 23||We may not know what a phylactery is or how to lengthen a tassel, but when ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 22, 2015: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time). 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-08-22)
      Today's readings, for Saturday of the 20th week in Ordinary Time, were not chosen to go with the memorial of the Queenship of Mary, which is linked to date, not the day of this particular week. As it happens, though, the ...
    • Reflection for Thursday August 22, 2019: Queenship of the Virgin Mary. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-08-22)
      Today is the Octave day of the Feast of the Assumption of Mary.  Thus the day is celebrated as the memorial of the Mary as Queen of Heaven.  Although set aside as a specific feast in relatively recent years (1954) the title ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 22, 2013: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time) 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-08-22)
      Today is the Octave day of the Feast of the Assumption of Mary. Thus the day is celebrated as the memorial of the Mary as Queen of Heaven. Although set aside as a specific feast in relatively recent years (1954) the title ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, August 22, 2000: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time). 

      Scritchfield, Shirley (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-08-22)
      "Truly I tell you, it will be hard for a rich person to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again, I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eyes of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God." ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, August 22, 2006: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time) 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-08-22)
      Today's readings bring some fear. I consider myself a lucky person and I believe that makes Christianity harder. My understanding of Christianity is that it is not a religion of karma, rather it is a religion of unconditional ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 22, 2007: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time) 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-08-22)
      "Is your eye evil because I am good?" -- A literal translation of Matt 20:15b.||Sometimes Bible translators have a tough call to make. The second-last verse of today's Gospel reading is a good example of that (Matthew ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 22, 2012: Queenship of the Virgin Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time). 

      Smith, David, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-08-22)
      Today's gospel parable on the Laborers in the Vineyard, unique to Matthew, continues the theme of the last will be first. With high unemployment across the world, and the parable's emphasis on what is just compensation for ...