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    • Reflection for Wednesday August 7, 2019: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Brock, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      "Be careful."  "Don't say too much."  "You had better let me do the talking." "Are you sure they are ready to hear that?"  Throughout my life I have been given these messages and many like them.  As a straightforward person ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 3, 2005: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bannantine, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      It is a fact of life in our modern world that people in free countries protest when they don't agree with a particular point of view. Sometimes protestors go too far. They will interrupt a speech by a government official ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 3, 2011: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Jorgensen, Diane (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      How very often we have heard in our fast paced culture "the only constant is change." Not only is change constant, the pace is staggering. Phones and computers used to last several years ... now it seems they are outdated ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 4, 1999: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Meeks, Carolyn Comeaux (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999)
      Today is the feast of St. Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney (1786-1859), otherwise known as the Cure of Ars. He was a parish priest in a little village who never rose to power in the Church hierarchy. Yet people from across ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 5, 2009: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      As humans we get accustomed to things, make them habits or relegate them to the ordinary, basically forgetting them unless something goes wrong. This process extends to what we see and smell as well as to such activities ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 5, 2015: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Today's readings give us a clear message that the Lord is not happy with us if we are driven by fear rooted in lack of trust in God.  In fact, we are told, God rewards behavior that is bold and confident in His compassion. |In ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 7, 2013: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013)
      The apparently negative manner that Jesus uses towards this woman is a little surprising, but I think that we remain only on the surface if that is all that we see.||Jesus seems to challenge or even argue with this woman, ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 8, 2001: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001)
      Scripture may be the Word of God, but we must still approach it with intelligence and that sort of suspicion which will help us to seek out the hidden treasure which it contains. Today's gospel reading, for example, seems ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 8, 2007: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Dilly, Barbara (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007)
      Some of us have been on reconnaissance missions similar to the one Moses launched in the desert of Paran. We may serve in the military or work for international businesses. Or we may be academics or human rights' workers. ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      Today's readings give us a clear message that the Lord is not happy with us if we are driven by fear rooted in lack of trust in God.  In fact, we are told, God rewards behavior that is bold and confident in His compassion. |In ...