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    • Reflection for Monday November 19, 2018: 33rd Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Tucci, Candice (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-11-19)
      Wait Until Dark was a film released in 1967, Directed by Terrance Young and starred one of my favorite actresses, Audrey Hepburn. The main character, Susy, was blind as she experiences a home invasion by men seeking out a ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 14, 2016: 33rd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Lenz, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-11-14)
      Why is it so difficult to ask for help? It seems that society conditions us to think that in order to be strong and smart that we must do it ourselves, without help. Individualism pervades. We teach our children from a ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 15, 2004: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-11-15)
      As Luke presents to us the scene of today's gospel, we can easily recognize three characters on stage: two individual actors -Jesus and the blind man- and one collective actor -"the people walking in front." I would like ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 15, 2010: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-11-15)
      The readings today elicit several responses from me. The Book of Revelation intimidates me, mostly because I feel uneasy about the apocalyptic interpretations. Yet, as I read these excerpts for today, I could sense the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 16, 1998: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Leary, James, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-16)
      In all the gospels we find some sort of "journey narrative" that is Jesus walking to Jerusalem and as He does we find Him teaching, healing, listening and casting out evil spirits. In today's and tomorrow's gospel the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 17, 2008: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Pedersen, Cathy Weiss (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-11-17)
      How does each of us hope to be remembered after we have left this earth? It is based in what we accomplished, where we succeeded, who we were or the person we tried to be?|| I couldn't help pondering these questions as I ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 17, 2014: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Maynard, Angela (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-11-17)
      |As I write this, the United States of America has just completed mid- term elections.  Reflecting on the readings of the day, I think the first reading has good advice for politicians who have held office for a time.   ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 18, 2002: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Foord, Eden (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-11-18)
      "You have lost the love you had at first."||Today's first reading is from the book of Revelation. I must admit that much of this book confuses me, but there are also parts that stand out clearly. Today's reading speaks ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 19, 2012: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-11-19)
      Today's scripture readings seem to be about discernment and God's love. Recognizing when something is bad and repenting when we realize we are there. In the book of Revelation, the Lord encourages believers, but also warns ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 20, 2000: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-11-20)
      Today's gospel is a moving scene: a blind man by the side of the road, begging. The only way he had to live was by asking for food, alms or other contributions. In those times, a blind man couldn't make a living on his own ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 20, 2006: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shadle Cusic, Marcia (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-11-20)
      The first reading today reminds me of the importance of "reading the scripture" and reflecting on what Jesus said and did while on earth. " The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave to him, to show his servants what ...