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    • Reflection for Saturday December 1, 2018: 34th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-12-01)
      Waiting can be quite a passive experience or existence. There can be anxieties about whether or not we are waiting in the right place or at the correct time. When watching carefully for one specific person or thing, we can ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, December 1, 2012: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-12-01)
      In today's readings we see a vision of a paradise, are told to praise God, and then in the gospel Jesus tells us to be on guard because we do not know when that day is coming. That day is our death. He says "that day will ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, December 2, 2000: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Scritchfield, Shirley (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-12-02)
      "Be on guard so that your hearts are not weighed down with the worries of this life." Luke 21:34|"Nothing accursed will be found there any more. . . . And there will be no more night; they need no light or sun, for the ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, December 2, 2006: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bergman, Roger (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-12-02)
      Amidst the many thoughts that cross our minds, we sometimes dream of what Paradise, or the land of plenty would be like. We might associate Paradise with a place of beauty and perfection, which in later ages equates with ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 26, 2016: 34th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-11-26)
      "New Year's" Eve|Today is the last day of the church calendar – the last day in "Ordinary time."  I've always marveled at the term, Ordinary Time.  Especially today, it seems most appropriate since something extraordinary ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 27, 2004: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-11-27)
      "Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy from carousing and drunkenness and the anxieties of daily life." ||Okay, Lord, you know I'm not a "lilies of the field" kind of gal who serenely floats through life. Don't even ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 27, 2010: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-11-27)
      This gospel, the last of the liturgical year, is aimed at our attachment to the things of this life and our focus on them, at what is both literally and metaphorically our clinging to such things. Jesus asks that instead ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 28, 1998: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Morello, Carl (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-28)
      In the reading from Luke today we hear the familiar doomsday clean up your act idea. To paraphrase this in holiday terms one might sing...||You better watch out, you better not cry, You better not pout, I'm telling you ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 29, 2008: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Tinley, Susan (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-11-29)
      Today in Revelations, we are given a picturesque description of the gifts of God. In the Psalm, this theme is continued along with an invitation to adoration of our great God. The dire warning of the gospel then seems out ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 29, 2014: 34th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Quinn, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-11-29)
      |This Saturday, actually the advent of Advent, we are poised on the brink of a time of hope for, and anticipation of, the coming of the Lord, Jesus. Marana tha!  Come, Lord! The readings (of course!) are so appropriate for ...