Mission and Ministry is the Division of the University that provides the non-academic and non-clinical ministries for the students, faculty and staff of Creighton. Mission and Ministry web site

These are the six departments of Mission and Ministry

  • Campus Ministry
  • Center for Service and Justice
  • Collaborative Ministry Office
  • CU Retreat Center
  • Deglman Center for Ignatian Spirituality
  • ILAC

In collaboration with St. John's Parish, we serve the Creighton Community with a variety of ministries that call forth the gifts of the community.

In service of the Jesuit Catholic character of Creighton, we gather the gifts of this richly diverse community, that we all might grow in freedom as women and men for others.

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  • First Week of Advent: Nov. 29 - Dec. 5, 2020 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    "They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; One nation shall not raise the sword against another, nor shall they train for war again." - Isaiah 2
  • Thirty-fourth Week of Ordinary Time: Nov. 22-28, 2020 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. - Luke 21
  • Thirty-third Week of Ordinary Time: Nov. 15-21, 2020 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    When he reached the place, Jesus looked up and said, "Zacchaeus, come down quickly, for today I must stay at your house." - Luke 19
  • Reflection for Monday, November 2, 2020: Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day). 

    Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |The only sure things according to the old saying are "death and taxes." Reminding us of the need for being ready for the ultimate event of our lives.  There is no escaping our death.  The invitation here is to live fully ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, November 4, 2020: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |Work out your salvation with fear and trembling.|For God is the one who, for his good purpose, works in you both to desire and to work. ...|Do everything without grumbling or questioning. Philippians 2|The LORD is my light ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, November 3, 2020: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

    Howard, Joan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |The Table is Set|I have an inkling about how "the man" may have felt.  Once, we planned what we thought would be a lovely garden party.  I planned a variety of fruits, vegetables, small sandwiches, dips and delicacies, ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, November 1, 2020: All Saints, Solemnity. 

    Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |The readings for this holy day take us on a journey to the realm of heaven and then back to the gritty world where we now struggle.|Saint John's vision recorded in the book of Revelation includes "a great multitude, which ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, November 5, 2020: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

    McClure, Scott (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |In our world, it seems that there is not always so much room for hope. After all, we reap what we sow, as the saying goes. When you've made your bed, you lie in it. In other words, you get what you deserve. No second ...
  • Reflection for Friday, November 13, 2020: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

    McMahon, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |Today's readings could, if one were so disposed, create fear in us. In the first reading from the second letter of John, one could become anxious about the warning against being deceived by those who say they represent ...
  • Reflection for Friday, November 6, 2020: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

    Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |My first reaction when I read today's gospel was disbelief and a sense of confusion.  The steward engages in what we CPAs would characterize as fraud and misappropriation of assets.  And the master commends him for his ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, November 15, 2020: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

    Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |Vestment, vestige, vest, divest, vestibule, and invest, all are derived from the Latin word for "clothes." An investment is somehow placing something important, precious, in the clothing of something or someone else. We ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, November 7, 2020: 31st week in Ordinary Time. 

    Crawford, David (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |In today's Gospel reading, Jesus chastises the Pharisees for loving and serving mammon, or material wealth, and the Pharisees respond with a sneer. (The Message translation says they "rolled their eyes, dismissing Him as ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, November 8, 2020: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

    Hoover, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |It feels to me like the obvious question from today's Gospel reading is "What does Jesus mean by being awake and what does wisdom have to do with it?  I think it is clear that it is not literally "stay awake."  Some might ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, November 12, 2020: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

    Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |I see Paul's letter as a plea for compassion for a runaway slave, the Psalm as a recognition of the graces bestowed by God, and in the Gospel, Jesus responding to the Pharisees' question about the coming of the Kingdom.|The ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, November 10, 2020: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

    Scholer, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |How many times at work have we gone the extra mile, covered for someone while they ran a not-so-important errand, or stayed late to finish the urgent but not really necessary request from the boss, and then not been thanked ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, November 11, 2020: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

    Braddock, Suzanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |COURAGE, GRATITUDE AND LOUD VOICES   |St. Martin of Tours, like other soldiers-to-become-saints, had a flair for courage, generosity and the flashy gesture. In his case, he famously used his sword to slash in half his ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, November 19, 2020: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

    Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |Welcoming His Visitation|As we make our way through each day, we desire to see and experience the presence of the Lord with us in the midst of the day and its many activities. We know and believe that the Lord is always ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, November 18, 2020: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

    Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |In today's Gospel an important man has invested in his servants. He gives them money to care for while he is away. Two of the servants invest the money and can give back more than they were given when their master returns. ...
  • Reflection for Monday, November 9, 2020: Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome, Solemnity. 

    Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |Perhaps some historical background will help. The site for the Basilica of St. John Lateran was occupied in ancient times by the palace of the Lateran family. It came into the hands of Constantine through his wife, Fausta, ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, November 14, 2020: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

    Maynard, Angela (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020)
    |I've spent the majority of my life trying to learn patience.  So, how ironic that the parable of the persistent widow be my assignment.|I can't think of a more appropriate lesson for us to hear today.  Think about this.  ...

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