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    • Reflection for Friday, August 24, 2001: St. Bartholomew. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-08-24)
      "This man is a real Israelite. There is no guile in him."||This simple portrait of guile-less Bartholomew can give us all great hope and a great challenge. "Guile" is defined as "deceitful cunning." Bartholomew becomes a ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 24, 2007: St. Bartholomew. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-08-24)
      The Greatness All Around||Their names, carved in stone, are found in parks and quiet gardens. Governors, presidents, queens, war dead. Those honored for service and studied in school. Some are heroes whom we call great.|The ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 24, 2012: St. Bartholomew. 

      Tinley, Susan (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-08-24)
      My husband and I participated in the annual study days for the permanent deaconate of the Des Moines diocese earlier this month. The topic for these days was Grief, Grace and Gospel. Our presenter was a hospital chaplain ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 24, 2018: St. Bartholomew. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-08-24)
      Several of the Apostles are quite well-known such as Peter, James and John. In football the well-known names score points and those who silently block and tackle just do their jobs. The Apostle, Bartholomew, is just apostle. ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 24, 2009: St. Bartholomew. 

      Jorgensen, Diane (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-08-24)
      "Your friends make known, O Lord, the glorious splendor of your Kingdom."||Here we are at the beginning of a work week - and for all of us at Creighton University, like many campuses throughout North America at this time ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 24, 2015: Memorial of St. Bartholomew. 

      Miller, Mariana (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-08-24)
      This reflection will be posted soon. In the passage of the gospel for today we see Philip, who had already met Jesus and believed he was the Messiah, telling Nathanael (also known as Bartholomew) the good news. At first ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 29, 2016: 22nd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Jorgensen, Diane (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-08-29)
      Many years ago I lived in a small town in Montana.  I had just graduated from Creighton University and found a service opportunity with Catholic sisters on a Native American reservation. The population of the town was about ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 24, 2002: St. Bartholomew. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-08-24)
      I suspect that Nathaniel was rather young at the time that this event occurred: he shows the sort of cynicism which I associate with young men in their late teens at the same time as being rather pure or "free from guile," ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 24, 2013: St. Bartholomew. 

      Zaborowski, Joe (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-08-24)
      The readings for the day reinforce in myself the purpose of living and how I need to focus my life. The end goal of the beatific vision comes through clearly. I just celebrated my 60th birthday and that has caused some ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, August 24, 2003: St. Bartholomew. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-08-24)
      So as to be more available to the graces of these liturgical readings, we could imagine Jesus holding a clipboard as he moves from one disciple to the next. Some nod their heads vigorously as they respond and others seem ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, August 24, 2008: St. Bartholomew. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-08-24)
      PRE-PRAYERING || There is the old saying about the squeaky wheel getting the oil. This would indicate that anybody who complains loud enough will get the attention. Little children in church seem to know this very well; ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 24, 2006: St. Bartholomew. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-08-24)
      The readings for today talk of heaven and its magnificence, and the Lord's splendor. They remind us that heaven is real, a place of being that offers much holiness and happiness. It is always good to reflect on the reality ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, August 24, 1999: St. Bartholomew. 

      Kuhlman, Mary Haynes (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-08-24)
      Today's readings are about signs and wonders. The selection from the book of Revelation has magic numbers: seven angels, bowls and plagues, twelve gates, angels, and tribes, and four sets of three gates each (thus, again, ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, August 24, 2004: St. Bartholomew. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-08-24)
      Nathanael in the Gospel today is St. Bartholomew. Nathanael was his first name, Bartholomaios, which means son of Talmai or Tholmai is his last name. He was friends with Philip and usually mentioned with Philip. Bartholomew ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, August 24, 2010: St. Bartholomew. 

      Roedlach, Alex (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-08-24)
      The shortcomings and sinfulness of our church and its members make me sometimes wonder if we are really following the Good News of Christ: My commitment to prayer, to a faith community, and to social justice is often shallow ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 24, 2005: St. Bartholomew. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-08-24)
      Today is the feast of St. Bartholomew (AKA Nathanael) who was one of the twelve chosen by Jesus to be his special disciples. Nathanael (or Bartholomew) is linked with the disciple Philip. In fact, Nathanael-Bartholomew is ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 24, 2011: St. Bartholomew. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-08-24)
      In John's gospel there is a very strong theme of what I might call "heralding": people meet and get to know Jesus in a rather personal interaction, no matter how briefly that might be, and they spread the word of their ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 24, 2016: St. Bartholomew. 

      Maynard, Angela (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-08-24)
      When I was a very little girl, I remember seeing my parents praying—down on their knees as they started the day, and at the end of the day.  They looked just like the small picture of a kneeling child with folded hands ...