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    • Reflection for Thursday November 29, 2018: 34th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Zaboroski, Joe (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-11-29)
      The last two weeks of readings bring us face to face with the Book of Revelation. Since we celebrate All Saints and All Souls in November, the use of the Book of Revelation and the other readings which complement each other ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 24, 2016: 34th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Badura-Brack, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-11-24)
      In the Gospel today, Luke is likely addressing a community who recently saw Jerusalem fall to the Romans, so they were fully aware of the horrors of war.  As a psychologist specializing in the effects of traumatic events ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 25, 2004: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kuhlman, Thomas A. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-11-25)
      John's apocalyptic vision and even some of the images presented by Jesus in Luke's Gospel pass beyond the frightening into the realm of the terrifying. Along with the daily televised horrors from the Middle East, they warn ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 25, 2010: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-11-25)
      Wow, any homilist might think these scripture readings are tough! Most congregations might, too!|Generations of Christian preachers and scholars have identified the city Babylon with different empires over the years. From ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 27, 2008: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-11-27)
      These scriptures paint a vivid picture of a prelude to a victory celebration - the coming reign of God through the return of his Son, Jesus. Prior to the celebration, there is fear and trembling, death and destruction, and ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 27, 2014: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Rouse, Maryanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-11-27)
      |The Scripture readings for today require some focused reading and thought; they are full of images that range broadly from comforting to threatening to hopeful.|First a reading from the Book of Revelation?  Revelation  ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 28, 2002: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-11-28)
      Revelations 18: 1-2, 21-23; 19: 1-3, 9a|" ... Then the angel said to me, "Write this: Blessed are those who have been called to the wedding feast of the Lamb."|Psalm 100:1b-2, 3, 4, 5 " ... Know that the Lord is God; he ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 29, 2012: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-11-29)
      The readings for today were somewhat intimidating for me. I always feel that way when I read Revelation - the messages in that book are overwhelming to me - they are frightful and gives one pause as to which outcomes will ...