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    • Reflection for Monday August 5, 2019: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hoover, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      As I read today's readings, I really found myself identifying with Moses.  Not the situation so much as the feeling of heaviness of carrying people.  Carrying people, walking with people doesn't normally feel heavy, most ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 1, 2005: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gaston, Maria Teresa (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      St. Alphonsus Liguori 11:4b-15|When I first read today's gospel, I prayed with the image of the tassel on Jesus' cloak (or fringe on his prayer shawl) and the healing that came upon those who as much as touched it. I love ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 1, 2011: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Tinley, Susan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      August 1 is the feast of my father's patron saint, St Alphonsus Ligouri. Elvin John is the name on my father's birth certificate, Alphonsus was the name given him at Baptism because his mother's aunt said his first name ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 3, 2009: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Borchers, Pat (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      It's tempting to comment on the Gospel reading of Matthew's account of the loaves and the fishes, but the reading is familiar to all and I fear that I would have little to say that you, the reader, haven't thought of ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 3, 2015: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      In today's gospel reading Jesus tries to take some time for Himself to mourn the death of John, a close relative and a good man who took his faith quite seriously; maybe Jesus even foresaw in John's death His own destiny. ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 4, 2003: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      My mother used to always remind us "Be thankful for what you have!" whenever we would begin grousing about what we didn't have. I was reminded of this saying from the first reading of the day.|| The Israelites are roaming ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 5, 2013: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013)
      My mother used to always remind us "Be thankful for what you have!" whenever we would begin grousing about what we didn't have. I was reminded of this saying from the first reading of the day.||The Israelites are roaming ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 7, 2017: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Mausbach, Ann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      We have hit the dog days of summer and for many, this may mean that it is time to hunker down in the quiet air conditioning of their home. Enough with the backyard barbecues and potlucks. Today's readings are a reminder ...