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    • Reflection for Friday August 23, 2019: 20th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      |I think today's readings have something to say about what it means to be family. Naomi goes with her husband and sons to a foreign land, and the sons marry women, Orpah and Ruth, from Moab where they are living. But the ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 19, 2005: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Laquer, Brigid Quinn (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      In today's readings we have two of the most well known pericopes in all of scripture. Ruth's pledge of fidelity to her mother-in-law Naomi is a favorite for weddings and of course Jesus' response to the scholar unites the ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 19, 2011: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      Remember Paul Harvey telling "the rest of the story ... ?" Well, here's an example of a selected passage that leaves off way too early, but could be understood to pique our interest enough to see what else happens.||So, ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 20, 1999: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999)
      The beautiful words that end the gospel reading today - Love God with your whole heart, and your neighbor as yourself - pack a real punch for me. Jesus says that the whole law and the prophets (shorthand: the entire Hebrew ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 21, 2009: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      The Faithful One||The family had come to Moab to escape famine, and they found a home there among strangers. After the men died, Naomi hit bottom. No husband. No sons. No grandson to carry on the name. Even God seemed to ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 21, 2015: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      "Do not ask me to abandon or forsake you for wherever you go, I will go, wherever you lodge I will lodge, your people shall be my people, and your God my God."|Book of Ruth|As I savor this passage from the Book of Ruth, I ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 22, 2003: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time) 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      "...But Ruth said, 'Do not ask me to abandon or forsake you! For wherever you go, I will go, wherever you lodge I will lodge, your people shall be my people, and your God my God.'"
    • Reflection for Friday, August 23, 2013: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013)
      There are things that evoke an identity, such as the national anthem or the colors of the national flag. Israel's national identity was, at its core, a religious identity clearly evoked in the Shem and aacute; Israel -hear, ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 25, 2017: 20th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      Today's first reading demonstrates Ruth's loyalty to her mother-in-law, Naomi. The Psalm is a statement of confidence in God as the source of strength and protection. The well-known Gospel redirects the focus of the 10 ...