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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  • Reflection for Sunday, October 5, 2021: 27th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Hopp, Larry (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |Today's reflection points to the crucial need to listen to and then to follow God's will for our lives.  However, we cannot leave it there, as thankfully there is another resounding truth in today's Word.|We begin with ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, October 4, 2021: 27th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |Today's readings begin with Jonah's flight from his prophetic duties.  Jonah understood his assignment from the Lord: go to Nineveh and preach there.  He knew the Lord and he also knew human nature.  Jonah reasoned that ...
  • Twenty-sixth Week of Ordinary Time: Sept. 26 - Oct. 2, 2021 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    "The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest." -Luke 10
  • Twenty-seventh Week of Ordinary Time: Oct. 3-9, 2021 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    "Which of these three, in your opinion, was neighbor to the robbers" victim?" He answered, "The one who treated him with mercy." Jesus said to him, "Go and do likewise." -Luke 10
  • Twenty-eighth Week of Ordinary Time: Oct. 10-16, 2021 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    "Which of these three, in your opinion, was neighbor to the robbers" victim?" He answered, "The one who treated him with mercy." Jesus said to him, "Go and do likewise." -Luke 10
  • Reflection for Monday, October 6, 2021: 27th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Crawford, David (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |Today's readings highlight two wonderful, powerful tools – forgiveness and prayer – that bless and enrich our lives.  These are also tools that often are underutilized and perhaps even neglected.  The psalmist tells us ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, October 8, 2021: 27th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |In the Gospel readings for today, Jesus confronts the issue that some of His detractors were raising – by whose authority, with whose power, did He expel demons?  A true demon is a supernatural power – a demonic force ...
  • Reflection for Sunday, October 12, 2021: 28th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Amu, Vivian (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |When I was younger, my parents would ask me to clean my room. Being fashionably lazy at that age, I would make sure my dirty clothes and toys were well hidden on the floor in my closet behind the door.  I would also make ...
  • Reflection for Tuesday, October 7, 2021: 27th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Shirley, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |Today's readings are extremely powerful and clearly present our relationship with our loving Creator. It never fails that the readings are just what I need and what can address the pain, the void, whatever may be going ...
  • Reflection for Friday, October 10, 2021: 28th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |In the first reading Solomon praises wisdom as more valuable than power or riches. The Psalm considers the preciousness of our time on this earth and is a call to God for His support. The passage from the Letter to the ...
  • Reflection for Saturday, October 11, 2021: 28th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Lenz, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |Today's story in the Gospel of Luke seems to have many messages. And, I must admit, I read it a few times to see if I could wrap my arms around all that is there. But, as I continued to read and reflect on the messaging ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, October 9, 2021: 27th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |While he was speaking, a woman from the crowd called out and said to him, "Blessed is the womb that carried you and the breasts at which you nursed." He replied, "Rather, blessed are those who hear the word of God and ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, October 1, 2021: 26th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Samson, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |The Gospel today is a part of a larger story of Jesus sending out 72 people in pairs to prepare the way for his arrival to the places he was soon to go in his ministry. As Jesus is sending them out, he emboldens them with ...
  • Reflection for Thursday, October 2, 2021: 26th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Braddock, Suzanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |Small children crossing a dangerous bridge while a larger-than-life being with wings hovers protectively over them. This image, seen on a well-known holy card, is the first one to occur to me and perhaps to many, when I ...
  • Reflection for Friday, October 3, 2021: 27th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Santos, Nicky, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |At first glance, today's gospel reading appears to be about marriage, divorce, and adultery. However, when one considers the sections that follow in chapter 10, the focus seems to be on discipleship. The invitation to the ...
  • Twenty-ninth Week of Ordinary Time: Oct. 17-23, 2021 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    "Which of these three, in your opinion, was neighbor to the robbers" victim?" He answered, "The one who treated him with mercy." Jesus said to him, "Go and do likewise." -Luke 10
  • Thirtieth Week of Ordinary Time: Oct. 24-30, 2021 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    "Rather, when you are invited, go and take the lowest place so that when the host comes to you he may say, "My friend, move up to a higher position."." -Luke 14
  • Twenty-fifth Week of Ordinary Time: Sept. 19-25, 2021 

    Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    "Take nothing for the journey, neither walking stick, nor sack, nor food, nor money, and let no one take a second tunic. Whatever house you enter, stay there and leave from there." -Luke 9
  • Reflection for Sunday, September 26, 2021: 26th Week of Ordinary Time. 

    Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    |Why would we be jealous unless we are angling to be first at something?  I grew up in a family of ten siblings, seven brothers and two sisters.  I was one of the two in the middle and had three older brothers and four ...
  • Reflection for Wednesday, September 29, 2021: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. 

    Mattingly, Molly (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
    I don't know about you, but I don't have a very clear grasp of angelology. In preparing this reflection, I thought about how the pop culture I have consumed portrays angels. Sometimes they are like superpowered aliens ...

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