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    • The Assumption of Mary – Repost 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-14)
      Eileen Burke Sullivan discusses the doctrine of the Assumption of Mary.|This program first appeared in 2012.
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-09)
      |Today's readings give us a clear message that the Lord is not happy with us if we are driven by fear rooted in lack of trust in God.  In fact, we are told, God rewards behavior that is bold and confident in His compassion. |In ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, August 13, 2017: 19th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-13)
      One of the results of growing older and striving to live by faith is that my views of God have changed. As a child, God was like my father in the flesh – quiet, aloof, seemingly uninterested in my day-to-day life, and quite ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 12, 2017: 19th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-12)
      With apologies to the author(s) of Deuteronomy, I have re-phrased the sermon by Moses for my fellow Americans in 2017 in terms that make more sense to me:|Fellow citizens – listen to me.  We live in luxury unimagined in ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 11, 2017: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Morse, Ed (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-11)
      How does faith grow?  In today's first reading, Moses seeks to grow the faith of his people based on their shared experiences of miracles.   Signs and wonders testified to the saving power of God, while showing that Egypt's ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 7, 2017: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Mausbach, Ann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-07)
      |We have hit the dog days of summer and for many, this may mean that it is time to hunker down in the quiet air conditioning of their home. Enough with the backyard barbecues and potlucks. Today's readings are a reminder ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 14, 2017: 19th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Brock, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-14)
      Several weeks ago I had the good fortune to attend a gathering of Ignatian Associates, a lay group committed to apostolic availability, fidelity to the Gospel and simplicity.  People came to the Creighton Retreat Center ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, August 15, 2017: Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. 

      Hauser, Richard, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-15)
      "My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my Savior for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant.  From this day all generations will call me blessed: the Almighty has done great things ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 10, 2017: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-10)
      Today's readings bring back fond memories of my father, Chuck, who would tell my three siblings and I that God loves a cheerful giver and a cheerful doer. This usually accompanied a request for various chores or jobs around ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, August 8, 2017: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-08)
      |Today's gospel has an important lesson for us. Jesus told the disciples to go ahead in the boat while he dispersed the rest of the people, and then to catch up with them he walked across the water! The disciples were ...
    • Twentieth Week of Ordinary Time: Aug. 20 - 26, 2017 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-20)
      Jesus said, ... "Then come, follow me." When the young man heard this statement, he went away sad, for he had many possessions. Matthew 19
    • Reflection for Sunday, August 6, 2017: Transfiguration of the Lord. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-06)
      Today's feast of the transfiguration of Jesus is one of those gospel events that steps out of the ordinary as does, for example, the account of the baptism of Jesus by John.  Both involve the presence of the divine and the ...
    • Immunomodulation of Inflammatory Response in Osteoarthritis: Therapeutic Potential of Blocking Il-33/ST2 Receptor 

      Rai, Vikrant (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-08-04)
      Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease of the articular cartilage characterized by the loss of cartilage, limited range of motion, joint pain and tenderness, and limited physical movements. An imbalance between ...
    • Seizure Therapy 

      Simeone, Kristina A.; Simeone, Timothy A. (United States Patent Office. 2017-07-11)
      A method and a composition are utilized to affect mitochondrial functions on a seizure-genic brain region. In one aspect, the disclosure comprises methods of treating seizures. Seizures are a transient symptom of abnormal ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 18, 2017: 19th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-18)
      Today's liturgical readings, at first reflection do not seem to have a great deal of thought continuity.  The first text from Exodus is a kind of litany of God's great deeds, designed to stir up the gratitude of the ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 17, 2017: 19th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-17)
      You could wonder a bit about what it means exactly to forgive seventy times seven. Perhaps the 491st time you can seek revenge or refuse mercy. That's okay, I guess, if you are interested in loopholes and being meticulous ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 19, 2017: 20th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kalkowski, Julie (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-19)
      |"Jesus Christ is my kingdom. If he is all I have, I shall have everything.|If I don't have him  I lose everything."               --    St. Louis of Anjou|In no uncertain terms, Joshua laid out a clear choice in today's ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 16, 2017: 19th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Costanzo, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-16)
      |Matthew, Chapter 18, gives me comfort. Sometimes the complexity of what our world, country, organizations, communities, and families are experiencing is overwhelming. As I reflect on the passage here are some of my ...
    • Ninteenth Week of Ordinary Time: Aug. 13 - 19, 2017 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017-08-13)
      For where two or three are gathered in my name, there I am in the midst of them. Matthew 18
    • Evaluating General Histories of China: A Comparative Analysis of Textbook Treatments of the Taiping Rebellion 

      Harris Wise, Kay (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1976)
      John King Fairbank has called the field of Chinese history "still profoundly underdeveloped." Specialists are in short supply while misinformation abounds. The American public have alternately loved and feared the Chinese, ...