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    • Pacem in Terris at 50: Catholics and Human Rights in the 21st Century 

      Hollenbach, David, S.J. (Creighton University. 2013)
      The 20th Annual Markoe-DePorres Social Justice Lecture by David Hollenbach, S.J.. |Given at Creighton University on November 14, 2013|David Hollenbach, S.J., is the University Chair in Human Rights & International Justice ...
    • Parenting Our Adult Children 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "Parenting our Adult Children"|From the time our children are born, our job is to take care of them. Changing diapers, feeding, dressing and caring for them are what parenting means. ...
    • A Parish Retreat on the Spiriturality of Pope Francis 

      Alexander, Fr. Andy S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University. 2013)
      In preparing the three nights of the retreat, it became clear to us how much of Pope Francis' message is shaped by the Gospel and the movements of the Spiritual Exercise of St. Ignatius. His message has been as challenging ...
    • Partly Cloudy 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      In some grade long ago, the teacher presented us, me, with the term "whole number". So shortly after I got my mind around such a funny term, she hit me with "broken numbers". I could imagine the number eight as having ...
    • Peter Remembers His Call From Jesus 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Peter Remembers his Call from Jesus"|I get asked about it all the time, so I don't mind talking about it again. People are always asking, "So, Peter, what was it like the day Jesus ...
    • Pleased to Meet You 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Being in the presence of persons of fame or in some way a celebrity can make us feel important or a little kind of celebrity ourselves. Thirty years ago I shook hands with Pope John Paul II and I'd say he felt pretty good ...
    • Polishing Up 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      My mother had a tea set of silver resting in a shallow silver plate with frilly tooling around the edge. Each Saturday morning we had to use a gritty Silver Dust polish to get rid of the unshininess which just seemed to ...
    • Possible Bulletin Announcements for Advent 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      "These bulletin announcements are examples of how your parish or congregation can offer this Advent resource to your parishioners. Our site can be found simply by Googling "Praying Advent," but if you wish to include the ...
    • Poverty of Spirit 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      A rose always tells the truth. As a shy but promising bud, as a public glorious face, as a proud, but elderly discardable memory, it always is what it is. I had a discussion the other day with a person who had admitted ...
    • Prayer As Relationship: Our Friendship With God 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Prayer as Relationship"|Many of us remember the oldest and best definition of prayer: "raising the mind and heart to God." I suspect that most of us practiced the first part, raising ...
    • Prayer for the Loss of a Grandchild 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Oh, God,|This is so unfair! Not our grandchild! It isn't fair! It isn't right! Our darling, young grandchild, the one we delighted in at birth, tended to, babysat and loved without limits. Why now are our hearts broken by ...
    • Prayer-Time 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      There is an amazing chemical which doctors use to put people "under" for a short time for various procedures. They needle your arm and ask you to count backwards from one hundred. I did not make it to one hundred. When I ...
    • Prayers for Fathers and Husbands 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Prayers for Fathers and Husbands"|For Fathers Coping with a Teenager|Now what, Jesus? Once again I have been dismissed by my own child who looks at me as if I am a stranger and an ...
    • Praying Advent As Parents 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      "It is a special privilege and a tremendous challenge being a parent and Advent is a wonderful season to reflect upon this mystery. Because it is a season of hope, we can bring our children into our Advent prayer, holding ...
    • Praying Advent While Caring for Parents 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      "Text from the first four paragraphs of "Praying Advent While Caring for Parents"|Many of us find ourselves in this Season of Advent as care givers for our parents. For some of us, this is a new experience - one we never ...
    • Praying As We Age 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Praying as We Age"|Prayer is essentially about nurturing our relationship with God. We can have a relationship with each of the persons of the Trinity - Father, Son and Holy Spirit. ...
    • Praying for a Parent with Alzheimer's 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      "Take Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, my entire will... Give me only your love and your grace and that is enough for me." Ignatius of Loyola|Loving God,|Please bless every mother and father ...
    • Praying for Peace in Advent 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      "Text from the first half of "Praying for Peace in Advent"|Changing the Way We Pray for Peace|All of us, at one time or another, have felt heart-sick about the war in the Middle East. Apart from all the politics, we know ...
    • Praying in Ordinary Time Before Lent 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      The five to eight weeks of Ordinary Time - after the Christmas Season and before Lent begins - is a wonderful time to pray. In many ways, it can be a pre-Lent period.|Staying Focused by following the readings|In our Weekly ...
    • Praying in Times of Crisis 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "Praying in Times of Crisis".|Times of crisis are, perhaps, the most important times to turn to God. Sometime we cry, "Help me!" or "Please!" or "Save me!" God wants to be there ...