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    • Reflection for Saturday, August 20, 2016: 20th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      The Gospel lesson for today sets forth Jesus' teaching about life together in his kingdom. Because the Church is made up of human beings, there will be the temptation to strive for positions of power and prestige. Jesus ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 21, 2004: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Crawford, Sue (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      The glory of the Lord will dwell in our land. |"At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom." (Matt 27:51) The tearing of the temple curtain at the moment of Christ's death is one of my ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 21, 2010: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schlegel, John, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      Where do we find the glory of God? In an age driven by technology, instant communication, massive search engines and all the gadgets we dexterously use to the point of distraction, I ask, are we losing a sense of the ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 22, 2020: Queenship of the Virgin Mary. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |This feast is celebrated on the octave day following last Saturday's Feast of the Assumption of Mary into Heaven.  As Hopkins would write in another Mary-poem, (The May Magnificat), "Why fasten this upon her with a feasting ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 23, 2008: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      Ezekiel lived much of his life away from home. He was one of the young men taken off to Babylon in the first wave of Babylon's subjugation and destruction of Israel. The city of Jerusalem fell to the Babylonian army in 587 ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 23, 2014: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      |When I first read today’s readings I recalled the prior dialogue in Chapter 7, where Jesus admonished us to not judge, and to not be concerned about the splinter in our brother’s eye when we had a wooden beam in our own. ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 25, 2012: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      The first principle Jesus gives is that those who would teach others must practice what they preach. This was brought home to me very forcefully at my diaconal ordination when the archbishop handed me the book of the Gospel ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 25, 2018: 20th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      Our readings today focus on our relationship with God and our mutual commitment.  In the Old Testament, God demonstrates commitment to the people of Israel.  He displays His Glory and tells us this is where He will dwell ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 26, 2000: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      A friend of mine talks about his grandmother, an immigrant from Ireland. She never gave compliments saying that her loved ones didn't need to be "getting a big head." Her attitude might sound harsh, but it wasn't from a ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 26, 2006: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      "Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted."||As I handed back my first ever set of news reporting assignments at Creighton years ago, I told a student to see me after class, plainly ...