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    • Reflection for Friday, August 26, 2016: 21st Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      The foolish ones, in taking their torches, brought no oil along, but the sensible ones took flasks of oil as well as their torches. ...|The moral is: keep your eyes open, for you know not the day or the hour. Matthew ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 27, 2004: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kuhlman, Thomas A. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      What appropriate readings for the day of the Memorial of Saint Monica! |Saint Monica was the mother of St. Augustine of Hippo, and while never despairing, she grieved for years over the path her pagan son was taking. As a ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 27, 2010: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Jorgensen, Diane (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      It seems that this week I, and those around me, have been challenged to make tough decisions and take interpersonal risks. (Just how do we live those Ignatian Values in the workplace anyway?) These may be easy and welcome ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 28, 2020: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Santos, Nicky, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |Contemplating today's gospel reading can be somewhat challenging. On the surface, the reading appears to convey messages that do not seem aligned with some other gospel messages such as give to those in need or do not ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 29, 2008: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      Our Indecorous Faith||John the Baptist intrigued Herod. The ragged man of the desert spoke truth to the king. It probably didn't happen often. Even his bushy head on the platter would not quickly erase his words from the ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 29, 2014: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      |Today’s scripture readings are an interesting mix. They speak of the message of the cross and tell the story of the demise of John the Baptist. In 1 Corinthians, Paul tells the reader “The message of the cross is ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 30, 2002: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      At first I thought the readings for today were contradictory. In the first reading it's said that the wise, the learned, are doomed. In the gospel, the wise virgins are the ones who are saved. You would think wisdom would ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 31, 2012: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Jorgensen, Diane (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      It seems that this week I, and those around me, have been challenged to make tough decisions and take interpersonal risks. (Just how do we live those Ignatian Values in the workplace anyway?) These may be easy and welcome ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 31, 2018: 21st Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Jorgensen, Diane (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord|The first reading for today, Paul's letter to the early Christian community in Corinth, is straightforward and unembellished, yet filled with paradox. He reminds them that his ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 1, 2000: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Maxmillian Kolbe: died foolishly in a Nazi concentration camp in place of a prisoner with children.||Francis of Assisi: abandoned life as a rich merchant to preach on street corners and do tricks with animals.|Mother ...
    • Reflection for Friday, September 1, 2006: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Heaney, Robert (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      “We proclaim Christ crucified . . .”|Before St. Paul’s conversion on the road to Damascus, he, like many zealous Jews, was looking for the coming of the Messiah – a new king who would throw off the oppressor’s yoke and ...