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    • Reflection for Saturday September 1, 2018: 21st Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Miller, Mariana (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      In the first reading Paul tells the community in Corinth:|God chose the foolish of the world to shame the wise,|and God chose the weak of the world to shame the strong,|and God chose the lowly and despised of the world,|those ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 27, 2016: 21st Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Chiacchere, Colleen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      These readings today offer us solace and comfort. The first reading also reminds us that we all have different gifts and none of us is strong or perfect or capable on our own. God calls each of us - in our lowliness, our ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 28, 2004: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      1 Corinthians 1:26-31 "...Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. Rather, God chose the foolish of the world to shame the wise...those who count for nothing, to ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 28, 2010: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      1 Corinthians 1:26-31" . . . Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. Rather, God chose the foolish of the world to shame the wise . . . those who count for nothing, ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 30, 2008: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Roedlach, Alex (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      As a student in Vienna, Austria, I did a summer internship in a center for quadriplegics. On Sundays a priest came to the center to celebrate mass for residents and employees. We interns went to the residents' rooms and ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 30, 2014: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kersten, Kevin, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      |The Reign of God and Our Role in It|The parable of Jesus in Matthew’s gospel today refers to the Kingdom of Heaven. “The Kingdom of Heaven,” for him, is the same as “the Reign of God” in the other Gospels. Matthew uses ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 31, 2002: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      Today's scriptures jumped off the page at me. The "parable of the talents" in Matthew at times seems quite unfair and frightening, but I believe it delivers a message similar to that found in the 1 Corinthians reading. The ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 1, 2012: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      "God chose the foolish to shame the wise . . . and the weak of the world to shame the strong . . . " Remember the image of one kid sharing a candy bar by breaking it in half, sizing up the two pieces, taking a bite from ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, September 2, 2006: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shadle Cusic, Marcia (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      We all have "things" to learn from others, regardless of where we are in life. We have been reminded to be mindful of our callings in life, to appreciate the gifts we have been given and to remember that money, power and ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, February 3, 2002: 4th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      Being special has its privileges and of course its invitations to respond. Israel was given the dignity of being God's chosen and the prophets had to call continually to Her to keep Her mindful and heartful of God's choice ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, February 3, 2008: 4th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      PRE-PRAYERING | Preparing for dinners and parties is actually a part of the party. In cleaning the house, in buying the fixings, in decorating, we might be thinking as well of those who will be attending.|In cleaning up ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 29, 2017: 4th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      At the very beginning of today's readings we are told to seek the Lord. And then, conveniently, we are told how to do that. Both readings, the psalm, and the Gospel all come together to give a definition of how to seek the ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 30, 2005: 4th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      PRE-PRAYERING || We are praying with the dignity of being a "remnant" people as we prepare for this weekend's liturgy. This Sunday and next we will be praying with the "New Teachings" of Jesus. Ten days before Lent begins ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 30, 2011: 4th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      PRE-PRAYERING || Most games have instructions on just how to achieve success. I remember how my father taught me to cast a bait properly while seated in the boat. The lure would land right next to the boat if I held on to ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, January 31, 1999: 4th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999)
      Today's three readings center on a very basic theme of Christianity and yet one that we forget on a very regular basis: God is "most" with the small, the simple, the ones who live most trustingly in and for Him. The last ...