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    • Quest for a Vision: Justice at Creighton University 

      Locatelli, Fr. Paul S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Paul Locatelli, S.J.|President, University of Santa Clara|Presented at Creighton University|October 30, 2000|I must begin by thanking Father John Schlegel, Vice President Charlie Dougherty, Father Al Agresti, Roger Bergman ...
    • Ransom the Captive/Visit the Imprisoned 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "Ranson the Captive/Visit the Imprisoned"|"I was in prison, and you visited me." Matthew 25:36|Prison can seem like a remote place not connected with our real lives until we learn ...
    • Ratatouille 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      One definition of a human is "Homo ludens", that is "beings who are playing". Chaucer wrote about a group of pilgrims who while walking along had to play by competitively telling funny or serious stories about each other. ...
    • Realigning Our Priorities 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first two paragraphs of "Realigning Our Priorities"|All of us have, at one time or another, named certain things as our "priorities." From time to time, when we become aware of our not doing something that ...
    • Reconciliation and Healing 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Reconciliation and Healing"|Lent is a wonderful time to celebrate the reconciling love and the healing graces our Lord offers us. Like all religious experience, it takes ...
    • Reconciliation and Healing for Advent 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Reconciliation and Healing"|Advent is a wonderful time to celebrate the reconciling love and the healing graces our Lord offers us. Like all religious experience, it takes ...
    • Rediscovering the Corporal Works of Mercy 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      "Jesus' words in Matthew 25 are not about us at all -- but about our neighbors.|The seven Corporal Works of Mercy are a part of Catholic tradition and for many of us, these were part of our upbringing. In today's world ...
    • Reflecting on the Manger 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      "An ox knows its owner, and an ass, its master's manger; But Israel does not know, my people has not understood. - Isaiah 1:2 |The story of the birth of Jesus, as told to us by Luke, is full of joy in the midst of great ...
    • Reflecting on Violent Tragedies 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragrphs of "Reflecting on Violent Tragedies"|The shocking murderous violence at an elementary school has shaken us all. Our very sense of security has been shaken. We ask questions about why this ...
    • Reflection for April 20, 2000: Holy Thursday. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      In Thanksgiving||Passover reminds us of our deepest needs. Freedom for captives, food for the long journey ahead. We gather with friends to remember how God has been with us through hard times. We repeat the promise handed ...
    • Reflection for February 18, 2010: Thursday after Ash Wednesday. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      "Choose life!" says Moses to the Israelites in the desert. And that statement is not short for, "Eat right and get your exercise." As the context makes clear, he means, "Choose to live the life of the covenant bond with ...
    • Reflection for February 21, 2007: Ash Wednesday. 

      Howard, Joan Blandin (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007)
      "If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts."|There is a country western song, sung by classically trained Russian musicians that goes... I know I've been gone too long, when going home feels like moving on.||Ash ...
    • Reflection for January 10, 2019: Thursday after Epiphany. 

      Gabuzda, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Strengthened for the Mission|Today's gospel passage from Luke portrays Jesus stepping out into his mission, his public life, defining that mission by way of the words from Isaiah.  All the events that follow, all his ...
    • Reflection for January 11, 2019: Friday after Epiphany. 

      Scholer, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      In today's reading John tells it like it is; no holding back on the plain and simple facts when he writes, "And this is the testimony: God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever possesses the Son has ...
    • Reflection for January 12, 2019: Saturday after Epiphany. 

      Waldron, Maureen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      For many people, these can be the most difficult weeks of the year. Christmas is really over now and we might be left with boxes still to be put away, a sense that we ate and drank too much and the dismal sight of brown ...
    • Reflection for January 6, 2010: Wednesday after Epiphany. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      Beloved, if God so loved us, we also must love one another. ... God is love, and whoever remains in love remains in God and God in him. ... There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear. 1 John 4|"Take courage, ...
    • Reflection for January 7, 2019: Monday after Epiphany. 

      Mausbach, Ann (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      This past holiday season we were able to host some relatives from Arizona. It snowed several inches to the delight of many of our visitors since most of them rarely, if ever, see snow. The kids and the adults alike were ...
    • Reflection for January 8, 2019: Tuesday after Epiphany. 

      Samson, Beth (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      The Miracle of Sharing:|Five thousand men (a number that does not include the women and children present, so multiply that by at least three, if not four or five) had gathered to listen to Jesus and as the day had gone on, ...
    • Reflection for January 9, 2019: Wednesday after Epiphany. 

      Sr. Candice Tucci OSF (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      "We have come to know and to believe in the love God has for us" Have I? Have we?|"There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear…so one who fears is not yet perfect in love."|Is John speaking out of experience ...
    • Reflection for July 31, 2005: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      PRE-PRAYERING | We are invited to be hungry and be fed in the readings for this weekend's Eucharistic gathering. We love to be invited and included. God asks us to know how hungry and thirsty we are as we journey through ...