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    • Reflection for Friday, December 1, 2000: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-12-01)
      It is said that Michelangelo, the genius of the Renaissance art world, would study a slab of marble before he began sculpting it. He would take time to study and examine the stone so that he understood the inherent flaws ...
    • Reflection for Friday, December 1, 2006: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-12-01)
      Today, we commemorate the lives of 28 Jesuit martyrs, all from England or Wales, who died between 1573 and 1679 during the religious persecution of Catholics in their native lands. Edmund Campion and Robert Southwell are ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 25, 2016: 34th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hanna, Fred (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-11-25)
      The readings for today, especially the first reading, were tough for me. The depiction of hell in John's Revelation is both overwhelming and uplifting. What a sight to see someone completely control Satan, seized with a ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 26, 2004: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-11-26)
      "Here God lives among his people." ||"When their buds burst open, you see for yourselves and know that summer is now near" |When we were young, my parents would pack all six of us children into the station wagon in the ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 26, 2010: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Rouse, Maryanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-11-26)
      If you are reading this in the United States, than you may be dealing with the day-after memory of our annual Thanksgiving Day! Be it family gathering with new and oft-repeated stories, emotional and gastronomical feasting, ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 27, 1998: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Foord, Eden (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-27)
      IT'S NOT ABOUT FEAR|I watched the popular movie Armageddon the other night. The events of the movie, contrived as they were, touched me with the possibility of the world's end. This seems to be a prominent theme in our ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 28, 2008: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-11-28)
      As we near the end of the liturgical year, we find many of our readings from Revelations and addressing final judgment. Even our New Testament readings have focused on the end of time, as we know it and our need to be ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 28, 2014: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gabuzda, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-11-28)
      |What Lasts|As we draw ever nearer to the end of the liturgical year, the language of the Book of Revelation and the Gospel of Luke continue to paint vivid pictures of "the end":  cosmic battle, great tribulation, judgment ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 29, 2002: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Scritchfield, Shirley (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-11-29)
      I'm not too fond of talk of the 2nd coming. It invokes vivid images of hell, fire and brimstone, of God as an unforgiving judge who will always find fault-no matter how hard I tried. The images come unbidden; they are just ...