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    • Reflection for Friday November 23, 2018: 33rd Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Maynard, Angela (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-11-23)
      We see the angry side of Jesus in today's gospel.  He attempts to clean the temple.  He wants to return the temple to a house of prayer.  Jesus was teaching in the temple daily while the chief priests and scribes continued ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 18, 2016: 33rd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Howard, Joan (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-11-18)
      Enough Is Enough|Never will I forget the Christmas party when I was six years old.  It was every little girl's dream of 'fancy'!  I remember the bowl of nuts. Each Advent season my mother would fill a bowl with all kinds ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 19, 2004: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-11-19)
      Does the spirit of prophecy come from a sour stomach? It would seem so, if we follow the reading from the Book of Revelation. What's your experience? It is a delight to take delight in the promises and the blessings of God ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 19, 2010: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Furlong, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-11-19)
      The Gospel Reading sparks many memories of hearing this Gospel for years and the homilies given on it. A common theme I have heard is that of the righteous anger of Jesus.||One way to respond to this Gospel is the very ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 20, 1998: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-20)
      The Sweetness and Indigestion of Faith||When I was young, treasures were things or animals: the bike, the dog, the doll with red hair. Things still matter, but now words glow like ripe fruit that can be eaten straight off ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 21, 2008: Memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (33rd week in Ordinary Time). 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-11-21)
      Does the gospel selection for today rule out the sorts of sales events that crop up in the vestibules or gathering spaces of many parishes today? Are the local Girl or Boy Scout troops damned for selling Christmas trees ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 21, 2014: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-11-21)
      |"Jesus entered the temple area and proceeded to drive out those who were selling things, saying to them 'It is written, My house shall be a house of prayer but you have made it a den of thieves.'" Luke|I was in a courtyard ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 22, 2002: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-11-22)
      Some struggle with the written word. Each page seems likes a trackless wilderness. How will we make it to the bottom? The reader stumbles over words in search of the right sound. But sounds don't reveal meanings. Where's ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 23, 2012: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-11-23)
      In the gospel of Luke this episode follows Jesus' acclaimed entry into Jerusalem. Did he feel that the momentum was on his side? Would he have done the same in different circumstances? The temple was the apple of Israel's ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 24, 2000: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Pedersen, Cathy Weiss (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-11-24)
      "You must once again prophesy for many peoples, nations, languages, and rulers." Revelation 10:11|We have just come through a presidential election season in the United States. Whether on the national or on a local level, ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 24, 2006: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-11-24)
      The Gospel passage today expresses a key juncture in the story of Jesus. Jesus enters the temple of Jerusalem and rids it of those people selling things. They have turned his "house of prayer" into a "den of thieves." ...