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    • Know Thyself 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      A few weeks ago I was offering a presentation at a Catholic parish and at the end of one of the evenings a woman asked, "How do you know when you know yourself?" Now that did stop me in my verbal tracks. So I stopped her ...
    • Learning Perserverance in Difficult Times 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Learning Perseverance in Difficult Times"|Sometimes, the Load We Carry Is Very Great|In a season dedicated to hope and expectant longing, it is good to name the fact that for some ...
    • Lent As: Hearing the Cry of the Poor 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "Lent As: Hearing the Cry of the Poor"|Each year, the Season of Lent is offered to us as a time of renewal. Usually, we take up this Lenten journey as the gift of personal renewal ...
    • Lent for the Older Brother/Sister of the Prodigal Son/Daughter 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Lent for the Older Brother/Sister of the Prodigal Son/Daughter"|We've heard Jesus' story of the Prodigal Son so many times. It is a frequent gospel for Reconciliation Services. It ...
    • Lenten Audio Conversations 

      Alexander, Fr. Andy S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University. 2000)
      The audio files to the right are conversations about Lent. For people who have appreciated the other audio files on this site, we decided to record our discussions about each week of Lent. It is an easy way to simply listen ...
    • Lenten Audio Conversations 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      The audio files to the right are conversations about Lent. For people who have appreciated the other audio files on this site, we decided to record our discussions about each week of Lent. It is an easy way to simply listen ...
    • A Lenten Retreat by Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J. (Year A) 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. 2008)
      INTRODUCTORY CONFERENCE|Lent, spring, and the Spiritual life have this in common; each is a tug of war. Spring is tugging at winter to let go. The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius are directed at our becoming more ...
    • A Lenten Retreat by Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J. (Year B) 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. 2009)
      This retreat was given by Fr. Gillick, S.J. at the Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House, Lake Elmo, Minnesota, February 19-22, 2009.
    • A Lenten Retreat by Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J. (Year C) 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. 2007)
      A retreat using the readings for Liturgical Year C. This series of retreat conferences was presented by Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J. at the Jesuit Retreat House, outside of St. Paul, Minnesota, from January 25 to 28th, 2007. ...
    • Let's Get Personal 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      Two of my Jesuit brothers were walking along the beach near Santa Barbara, California. They met a man standing in the water fishing. One of these two asked the man what the name of this river was. The man looked quite ...
    • Letting Christmas Become a Season 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first five paragraphs of "Letting Christmas Become a Season"|When they had fulfilled all the prescriptions of the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own town of Nazareth. The child grew and ...
    • Letting Myself Be Reborn 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Letting Myself be Reborn"|Easter is a wonderful time to reflect upon the new life we receive through our relationship with Jesus. However, celebrating Easter is not just thinking ...
    • Lights Off 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      I have a friend who is gravitationally challenged, that is he's God's little acre. He figures that according to Einstein's theory, energy results from MC squared, so that the more the mass the more the energy. He is ...
    • Likeability 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      We generally like to be around others whom we experience as liking us. We are forced by their friendship to discover and accept that in us which they accept and enjoy.|The opposite is true as well. We avoid those whom ...
    • Listen for the Ducks 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      Meeting people is only the beginning of relating with them. Many meetings are literally, 'bumping into them"'. Like billiard balls, we bump, glance and then roll away to meet others bouncingly. I have met personally with ...
    • Listen to the Echos 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Of all things, the duck's "quack-quack" is, for some reason, the only sound that doesn't echo. We have all probably listened to children listening to their own voices bouncing back to their delight. Doing this persistently ...
    • Looking at Marriage During Lent: An Ideal Time for the Renewal of Our Marriages 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "Looking at Marriage During Lent"|Lent seems to be the ideal time to look at marriage. How does our Lent journey shape what we are called to do in marriage? |A few decades ago, the ...
    • Making and Keeping New Years Resolutions 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Making and Keeping New Year's Resolutions"|Why should I make any New Year's Resolutions? I never keep them.|Almost all of us have had the experience of wanting to begin a new year ...
    • Making Waves 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      I was sitting recently on the end of a pier at a beautiful lake in northern Wisconsin. A quite large speed boat zoomed by and a little while later its noisy waves began slapping my contemplative shore. Then a canoe with ...
    • Making Waves 2 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      There is the catchy statement, "Keep your eye on the prize." I guess everybody has a prize up ahead. Here at Creighton University the prize might be grades, guys/girls, graduation, grad-school, getting out of school all ...