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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  • Fourth Week of Lent: Mar. 14-20, 2021 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    The things of the past shall not be remembered or come to mind. Instead, there shall always be rejoicing and happiness in what I create; For I create Jerusalem to be a joy and its people to be a delight. Isaiah 65
  • Second Week of Lent: Feb. 28 - Mar. 6, 2021 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    "Stop judging and you will not be judged. Stop condemning and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven." -- Luke 6
  • Third Week of Lent: Mar. 7-13, 2021 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    "By your gracious gift each year your faithful await the sacred paschal feasts with the joy of minds made pure." - Preface for Lent I
  • First Week of Lent: Feb. 21-27, 2021 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    If you bring your gift to the altar, and there recall that your brother has anything against you, leave your gift there at the altar, go first and be reconciled with your brother, and then come and offer your gift. -- Matthew 5
  • Reflection for Monday, March 8, 2021: 3rd Week in Lent. 

    Waldron, Maureen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |My daughter gave me a paperwhite narcissus.  In winter I often buy kits of pre-planted bulbs in pots of dirt and watch them bloom to life on my kitchen windowsill.  I set her gift aside and didn't look at the box for a ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, March 4, 2021: 2nd Week in Lent. 

    Chiacchere, Colleen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |Today is Thursday, in the Second Week of Lent, and we hear the story of Lazarus and the rich man from Luke, Chapter 16.|This story is familiar to us - the unnamed rich man enjoys a life of wealth and overabundance and ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, March 10, 2021: 3rd Week in Lent. 

    Hopp, Larry (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |The season of Lent points us to a time of repentance, fasting and preparation.  It is a season of obedience where we are forced into self-examination and reflection. |Today's readings provide incredible insight into what ...
  • Reflection for Friday, March 5, 2021: 2nd Week in Lent. 

    Howard, Joan (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    To Give, to return ….|In today's gospel, we hear about a "landowner" and his vineyard.  "…he leased it to tenants and went on a journey." Apparently trusting them to respectfully care for it. "...vintage time grew near…he ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, March 2, 2021: 2nd Week in Lent. 

    Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |Today's readings share a common theme, a call for renewal. The passages from the first chapter of Isaiah point out the hypocrisy of external acts of ritual practiced along side injustice. The Psalm continues the rebuke ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, March 3, 2021: 2nd Week in Lent. 

    Carney, Jay (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |It's easy to chuckle at the chutzpah of the mother of the sons of Zebedee. She even uses the imperative with Jesus. Can you imagine giving Jesus a direct order!? |But the father in me has some sympathy for her audacious ...
  • Reflection for Monday, March 1, 2021: 2nd Week in Lent. 

    Shanahan, Thomas J., S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |In our reading from the Book of Deuteronomy, the author does not hide nor flee from the sin of the Israelite people.  They have just endured being driven out of their Holy Land into an exile existence away from Jerusalem.  ...
  • Reflection for Friday, March 12, 2021: 3rd Week in Lent. 

    Latta, Mark (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |In today's Gospel from Mark, the Scribe asks, "which commandment is the first of all?" The two commandments that Jesus references are well known to us. The first is a declaration to the chosen people from Deuteronomy 6:5 ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, March 6, 2021: 2nd Week in Lent. 

    Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |The parable's familiar title –The Prodigal Son– is truly a misnomer. It is not about the wayward son nor about the sulking brother, but about the Prodigal Father, prodigal in love. The wayward son's predicament can be ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, March 11, 2021: 3rd Week in Lent. 

    Samson, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |What fitting readings for our Lenten season.|"Listen to my voice; then I will be your God and you shall be my people."|" Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters."|Have you ever ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, March 9, 2021: 3rd Week in Lent. 

    Santos, Nicky, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |Today's gospel reading follows the passages about dealing with one who sins against you and the parable of the lost sheep. In verses 15-20, it is suggested that you first approach this person who has sinned against you ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, March 7, 2021: 3rd Week in Lent. 

    Fussell, Ronald (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    This reading is coming soon. Here is one for this Sunday, by Andy Alexander, S.J., in 2015.|Lord, you have the words of everlasting life. (John 6:68c)|Jesus knew Chapter 58 of the book of the Prophet, Isaiah, which we read ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, February 20, 2021: Saturday after Ash Wednesday. 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |The first four days of Lent offer an introduction to our Lenten journey. The readings for the first part of Lent have been arranged as a mini catechism for those journeying to Baptism and communion in the Church.|Today ...
  • Reflection for Friday, February 19, 2021: Friday after Ash Wednesday. 

    Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |I suspect for most of us, fasting is not part of our ongoing spiritual activities.  Certainly, when Lent rolls around we engage (some more diligently than others) in fasting.  But for the remainder of the year, the practice ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, February 25, 2021: 1st Week of Lent. 

    Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |In the Church's tradition the time of Lent is a time to focus on our Baptismal Promises and to prepare to renew them at Easter.  Three tools have historically been employed to open our hearts to our Baptismal promises.  ...
  • Reflection for Monday, February 22, 2021: Chair of St. Peter, Apostle. 

    Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |Today's readings accompany the feast of the Chair of St. Peter, which celebrates the seat of authority within the Church.  Today's gospel reflects our Lord's initial conferral of that authority upon Peter, and history has ...

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