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    • Reflection for Friday, August 12, 2016: 19th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Coelho, Roland, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      I thank God for my parents who are now retired and live in Bangalore, India. They enjoy the simple pleasures of life — coffee, friends, walks, nature, and their prayer life. Little grandchildren, who have to try out grandpa's ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 13, 2010: 19th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kokensparger, Brian (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      As I'm sitting here writing this, my youngest daughter is in surgery to get her screws and plate removed from a broken ankle that occurred a year and a half ago. It's a very simple procedure, as surgeries go.|Yet I worry.|What ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 14, 2020: 19th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |As is often typical of Ordinary Time liturgy, the Church provides a fountain of wisdom for those of us on the journey to the fullness of the Kingdom to drink from.  At any point, of course, we can consider the world we ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 16, 2002: 19th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      The scriptures today are interesting and challenging. They seem to be about women. In Matthew, Christ proclaims the mystery where a man leaves home and is joined to his wife, and the "two shall become one flesh.". This ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 17, 2012: 19th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kokensparger, Brian (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      What if you heard a television advertisement this morning that said stepping on spiders was the cause of the world's recent economic downturn and that anyone who has stepped on a spider over the last two or three years was ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 17, 2018: 19th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Maynard, Angela (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      In today’s gospel. The Pharisees question Jesus about the topics of marriage, and specifically divorce. This can be a very controversial topic today. I’d like to share some thoughts that have come to mind as I reflected ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 18, 2000: 19th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      This is certainly one of the more difficult Gospel passages to understand, even though it seems blindingly clear on the surface. What are we to make of the various ways in which the text seems to be softened? Someone has ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 18, 2006: 19th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      Some Pharisees approached Jesus, and tested him, saying, ||"Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause whatever?"|The trap these Pharisees set for Jesus is to force him into choosing sides in this difficult ...