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    • Reflection for Saturday August 24, 2019: 20th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      |"Can anything good come out of Nazareth?" - John|"Can anything good come out of Nazareth?"|I was hanging out with Nathanael and some other friends from Cana when I heard, him trashing Nazareth. That wasn't too surprising ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 20, 2005: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Reilly, Daniel Patrick (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      Today's scriptures speak to me of numerous things. Humility, love, honor and respect. How we are to treat family and strangers (or foreigners). In the story of Ruth, Ruth is a foreigner. A stranger in a strange land. And ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 20, 2011: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Lannon, Timothy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      Perhaps like you, I am in a transitional period in my life. As of July 1, I became the president of Creighton University, my alma mater. Previous to Creighton, I served as the president of the Jesuit university in Philadelphia, ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 21, 1999: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999)
      If you exalt yourself you will be humbled, but if you humble yourself you will be exalted.||Jesus gives us the simplest of religious messages, and yet the most profound. It is a great temptation for all of us, as we grow ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 22, 2009: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time) 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      "The scribes and the Pharisees... all their works are performed to be seen. They widen their phylacteries and lengthen their tassels." Matthew 23||We may not know what a phylactery is or how to lengthen a tassel, but when ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 22, 2015: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time). 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Today's readings, for Saturday of the 20th week in Ordinary Time, were not chosen to go with the memorial of the Queenship of Mary, which is linked to date, not the day of this particular week. As it happens, though, the ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 23, 2003: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      Ouch! That gospel passage smarts.|| Seems to me I've gone through several stages in my life while reading this very challenging word from Matthew 23.||When I was in grade school, I remember wondering what the heck phylacteries ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 25, 2001: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001)
      The first part of our gospel reading of today could well be taken as Christ's attack on clericalism, an attitude that is not foreign to us today. This presumption of status, power, wisdom, and authority among us priests ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 25, 2007: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Cherney, Isabelle (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007)
      The readings for today remind me of the power of humility. As I write this reflection, I am sitting in our very small apartment in Switzerland overlooking the Alps and Lake Geneva. Today was one of those rare, crisp summer ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 26, 2017: 21st Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      If you exalt yourself you will be humbled, but if you humble yourself you will be exalted.|Jesus gives us the simplest of religious messages, and yet the most profound.  It is a great temptation for all of us, as we grow ...