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    • Reflection for April 4, 2015: The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-04-04)
      Let's put ourselves along side of Mary, the other women who stood by the cross of Jesus and the 11 disciples all left to their grief because of the events of Good Friday. How must they have felt and reacted to the violence ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, 31 March 2018: The Easter Vigil 

      No Author (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-03-31)
      THERE IS NO REFLECTION FOR THE EASTER VIGIL|THE EXSULTET: THE PROCLAMATION OF EASTER|Exult, let them exult, the hosts of heaven, exult, let Angel ministers of God exult, let the trumpet of salvation sound aloud our mighty ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 10, 2004: The Easter Vigil. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-04-10)
      On Good Friday, there was no Eucharist - simply a communion service, with the Body of Christ from the Holy Thursday Eucharist. On Holy Saturday, there is no liturgy at all. The liturgy this evening is the vigil - the ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 11, 2009: The Easter Vigil. 

      Gabuzda, Richard, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-04-11)
      Into Union with Him||For if we have grown into union with him through a death like his, we shall also be united with him in the resurrection.|Whether for the first time or after many times, whoever comes to this blessed ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 14, 2001: The Easter Vigil. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-04-14)
      On Good Friday, there was no Eucharist - simply a communion service, with the Body of Christ from the Holy Thursday Eucharist. On Holy Saturday, there is no liturgy at all. The liturgy this evening is the vigil - the ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 15, 2006: The Easter Vigil. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-04-15)
      On Good Friday, there was no Eucharist - simply a communion service, with the Body of Christ from the Holy Thursday Eucharist. On Holy Saturday, there is no liturgy at all. The liturgy this evening is the vigil - the ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 19, 2003: The Easter Vigil. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-04-19)
      On Good Friday, there was no Eucharist - simply a communion service, with the Body of Christ from the Holy Thursday Eucharist. On Holy Saturday, there is no liturgy at all. The liturgy this evening is the vigil - the ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 19, 2014: Easter Vigil. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-04-19)
      The Easter Vigil is one of the greatest liturgies of the Church year. In the early Church the community kept vigil for much of the night to await the dawn and to bring those joining the Christian community to the Sacraments ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 22, 2000: The Easter Vigil. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-04-22)
      On Good Friday, there was no Eucharist - simply a communion service, with the Body of Christ from the Holy Thursday Eucharist. On Holy Saturday, there is no liturgy at all. The liturgy this evening is the vigil - the ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 23, 2011: The Easter Vigil. 

      Furlong, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-04-23)
      Today is rich with Readings. As I move into the celebration of Easter Sunday tomorrow, I am going to list the reactions I had to some of the Readings.||Reading 1 - I interpreted the message as-'Be in awe of creation.'|Reading ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 3, 2010: The Easter Vigil. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-04-03)
      "Remember what he said to you ... "|It is in the gospel of Luke alone that we hear the word, "remember."|"Remember what he said to you while he was till in Galilee, that the Son of Man must be handed over to sinners and ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 7, 2007: The Easter Vigil. 

      Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-04-07)
      What are the greatest blessings God gives us human beings? Throughout the years my response to this question has varied: family, friends, talents, personal accomplishments, health. But as I have grown older I notice my ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 7, 2012: The Easter Vigil. 

      Kokensparger, Brian (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-04-07)
      On Holy Saturday, my reflection begins with a special prayer for all of us. Think fast: What was the image that crossed your mind when I said "all of us"? No one will know but you and the Lord, so you might as well be ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, March 22, 2008: The Easter Vigil. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-03-22)
      That passage from the prophet Ezekiel is the last of seven Old Testament readings given as options (each with its own Psalm response) offered for the celebration of the Easter Vigil. I choose Ezekiel because, confronted ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, March 26, 2016: Easter Vigil. 

      Whitney, Tami (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-03-26)
      I'm a little overwhelmed to be writing about Easter Vigil. As a convert, I grew up going to church on Easter morning, and even now I still tend to go to Easter morning Mass because it feels more like Easter to me. I ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, March 30, 2002: The Easter Vigil. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-03-30)
      On Holy Saturday, there is no liturgy at all. The liturgy this evening is the vigil - the preparation for and entry into the celebration of Our Lord's Resurrection. It is an Easter Sunday liturgy.|On Holy Saturday we enter ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, March 30, 2013: The Easter Vigil. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-03-30)
      God loves us.||I know that, but reminders help. And there are no better reminders than the readings for the Easter Vigil. I had read and thought about the readings before a recent trip to St. Louis where I was lucky enough ...