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    • Reflection for Tuesday March 5, 2019: 8th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Latta, Mark (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019-03-05)
      Both the first reading today from the Book of Sirach and today's Gospel from Mark carry very profound promises of God's covenant with his people to "give back" in abundance. In Sirach we see the Lord giving back seven-fold ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, February 27, 2001: 8th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hendrickson, Daniel, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001-02-27)
      For thousands of years philosophy has sought to articulate the experience of enlightenment. Plato himself provides a story of a group of people trapped within the confines of ignorance. His "Allegory of the Cave" articulates ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, February 28, 2017: 8th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Coelho, Roland, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-02-28)
      A common tale is told in Asia (in different versions and languages) about a king who was unhappy. He had everything, and yet he could not figure out the cause of his unhappiness. His doctors tried many therapies and failed ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, March 1, 2011: 8th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-03-01)
      Love is, among other things, the union of two individuals in such a manner that the two actually do become one or, practically speaking, are moving steadily in that direction.|One of the aspects of living out such a love ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, March 4, 2003: 8th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-03-04)
      Love is, among other things, a union of two individuals in such a manner that the two actually do become one (or at least move steadily in that direction.) One of the aspects of living such love out is that each of the ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, May 24, 2005: 8th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Dilly, Barbara (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-05-24)
      The readings for today present a consistent theme: The Lord repays those who observe the commandments! But the message is clear for people who select out the Old Testament verse "and he will give back to you sevenfold" as ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, May 26, 2015: 8th week of Ordinary Time. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-05-26)
      Both today's Old Testament Reading and Gospel promise greater rewards if we are willing to give. I hear an evolution in the meaning of this reward as we go from Sirach to the Psalm to the Gospel of Mark.|The first reading ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, May 28, 2013: 8th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schnack, Jan (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-05-28)
      "The just one's sacrifice is most pleasing, nor will it ever be forgotten."||To sacrifice is to love. Today's readings repeatedly request sacrifice. To sacrifice joyfully is to sacrifice with love. "With each contribution ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, May 29, 2007: 8th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007-05-29)
      nor will it ever be forgotten. ... Give to the Most High as he has given to you, generously, according|The disciples of Jesus just got a shock. They watched a young man ask Jesus what it took to be saved. He'd been obedient ...