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    • The Stacks, Fall 2022 

      Unknown author (Creighton University. 2022)
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 13, 2022: 24th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      This reflection is coming soon. Until then, this is a reflection on these readings by Cindy Murphy McMahon.|Today's Gospel is one of my favorites. Jesus and the disciples, followed by a large crowd of "fans" of Jesus, are ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 17, 2022: 24th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |We Christians have a hard time with this notion of life after death.  We want to believe it, but it is hard to imagine.  Those who suffer illness or physical disability are the first to ask: "Do I have to look like this ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, September 14, 2022: The Exaltation of the Holy Cross. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |This celebration is a transformation from the symbol of degrading and shame as well as condemnation. The cross was used by the Romans who used such instruments to control possible uprisings within the dominated nations ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 15, 2022: 24th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Dilly, Barbara (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |As I reflect on the Gospel readings for today considering the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows, I think of the Mothers of the Martyrs in Argentina known as the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo. They are an Argentine human ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 22, 2022: 25th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |But Herod said, "John I beheaded.|Who then is this about whom I hear such things?"|And he kept trying to see him.|Luke|A military retiree friend has at least half a dozen guns in his home including an AR 15 while my ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, September 21, 2022: Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist. 

      Carney, Jay (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |When I think of Matthew, I think of the quest for holiness. This stems in part from Matthew's ancient status as "the training manual for disciples," the gospel that occupied pride of place for teaching the faith to early ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, September 16, 2022: 24th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Brock, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |These September days in the Midwest offer beautiful examples of the arrival of the season of autumn.  The morning air is cool and crisp.  Fall flowers have replaced those from spring and summer in gardens and pots.  The ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 20, 2022: 25th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      McClure, Scott (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |'The road' is an often-used metaphor. It symbolizes a journey to be had; a way to be taken from one point to another as well as the way in which it might be taken. In this way the road is vector-like, having both magnitude ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 19, 2022: 25th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      This reflection is coming soon. Until then, this is a reflection on these readings by Eileen Wirth.|"Plot no evil against your neighbor, against one who lives at peace with you."|If we were to sum up the message of today's ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 18, 2022: 25th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |In today's readings we hear about honesty and integrity and decency. In the first reading we are told not to cheat the poor, not to steal from those who can least afford it, not to take advantage of those who are already ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, September 23, 2022: 25th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Crawford, David (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |Before I get into the reflection, I want to be sensitive to those who, having read Ecclesiastes, now have the song "Turn! Turn! Turn!" stuck in their heads.  I've put a link to it at the end of the reflection.|Our first ...
    • Reflection for Monday, September 29, 2022: Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels. 

      Mattingly, Molly (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      [This reflection first appeared in Creighton Daily Reflections on Sept. 29, 2021] I don't have a very clear grasp of angelology. I think about how the pop culture I have consumed portrays angels. Sometimes they are like ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, September 30, 2022: 26th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Quinn, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |The might of God predominates. Have you ever been questioned by God? Job had already spent a great deal of his time questioning God. At last God answered him... but His answers consisted of a series of poetic, but rhetorical ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 25, 2022: 26th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |Psalm response: Praise the Lord, my soul.|When I was younger, I heard a lot of comments / complaints that we didn't preach on sin anymore. The smartmouth response was "And when we did, did it make any difference?" If we ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, September 24, 2022: 25th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |Ward off grief from your heart|and put away trouble from your presence,|though the dawn of youth is fleeting. Ecclesiastes 11|Our Savior Christ Jesus destroyed death|and brought life to light through the Gospel. Alleluia: ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, September 28, 2022: 26th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Maynard, Angela (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |Today's gospel reminds us of the cost involved in following Jesus.  We learn that somebody said to Jesus "I will follow you wherever you go." Jesus gives an interesting response: "Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 26, 2022: 26th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Waldron, Maureen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |It was another day on the road with Jesus and the disciples were hot and tired.  They were not at their best, and like quarrelsome siblings wanting to pick a fight, they started arguing about which of them was the greatest.  ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 27, 2022: 26th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2022)
      |You know that feeling. Some days, you might wonder why you even got out of bed. Nothing is going right. The world seems stacked against you. Even your prayer is dry and seems to fall on deaf ears. That seems to be what ...
    • The Creighton Quarterly Shadows, 1934-06 

      Unknown author (Creighton University. Omaha, NE, 1934)