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    • Reflection for Monday, December 12, 2005: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      As the world of the Midwestern American culture hurtles toward Santa’s arrival with a chariot of gifts, and college students consume vast quantities of coffee to get through all-nighters of paper-writing and exam studying ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 13, 1999: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999)
      Some people in the Bible are willing to proclaim the word of God, and among them we find not only Samuel (I Samuel 3), Isaiah (Isaiah 6), and Christ's disciples, but also the false prophets of the books of Samuel and the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 13, 2004: 3rd week in Advent. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      Today's scriptures are an interesting mix. In Numbers, Balaam seems to predict the coming of the Christ. A star shall advance from Jacob. And the Psalmist asks the Lord, teach me your ways. Guide me in your truth and teach ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 13, 2010: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Lanahan, Joan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      'TIS THE SEASON FOR LOVE|Christmas time is here again. Black Friday and Cyber Monday were successful retail days. I wonder what Jesus would do or say watching lots of us scurry around the Malls. It is a loving act to give ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 14, 1998: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Schultenover, David, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998)
      "The utterance of one . . . who sees what the Almighty sees . . . with eyes unveiled. How goodly are your tents, O Jacob! . . . They are like gardens beside a stream, like the cedars planted by the Lord. . . . A star shall ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 14, 2009: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      At first glance, the Psalm and the Gospel seem incongruous. But how many people are living that incongruity? We pray the psalm, God teach me your ways. But when it comes down to it, we doubt our faith and doubt the authority ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 14, 2015: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Carney, Jay (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      My spiritual director Fr. Larry Gillick, SJ once told me about a conversation he had with Fr. Bernard Lonergan, the famous Canadian Jesuit theologian. The Toronto Jesuit community was celebrating the release of Fr. Lonergan's ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 14, 2020: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Sr. Candice Tucci OSF (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
      |Let Your divinity shine on my intellect by giving it divine knowledge,|and on my will by imparting to it the divine love|and on my memory with the divine possession of glory – Prayer of St. John of the Cross|St. John of ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 15, 2003: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      "...I behold him, though not near: A star shall advance from Jacob, and a staff shall rise from Israel. Numbers 24:17a||"...Your ways, OLORD, make known to me; teach me your paths, Guide me in your truth and teach me, for ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 15, 2008: 3rd week in Advent. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      Today's scripture readings seemed very confusing on first read. Then they spoke to me about authority and where our hope comes from. In Numbers, a wicked, non-Israelite is chosen by God to deliver a blessing and message ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 15, 2014: 3rd week in Advent.. 

      Schnack, Jan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      |Have you ever accidentally or intentionally "found" your Christmas present(s) prior to Christmas?  If so, did it affect your period of waiting?  How?  As I reflect on the meaning of Advent, a childhood memory came to me ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 16, 2002: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Kanavy, Kathy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      Have you ever wished that God would give you a sign that He was really with you? Or have you ever wished that God would just tell you directly what He wanted you to do? I think that most of us, at one time, have felt the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 16, 2013: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Gabuzda, Richard, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013)
      The One We Await||The religious leaders who question Jesus about his authority are silenced when Jesus, in turn, questions them about the origin of John's baptism. They are caught between fear of "looking bad" for not ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 16, 2019: 3rd week in Advent. 

      Latta, Mark (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      |Voltaire once wrote (I imagine with tongue-in-cheek) that we should judge people more by their questions than their answers. Some people ask questions because they do not want to know the answers. In today's Gospel this ...