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    • A Family Christmas for Newlyweds and Beyond 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first half of "A Family Christmas Guide for Newlyweds - and Beyond"|A young bride looked distraught. "It's not fair," she said. I want to be with my family for Christmas Eve and his father is pushing us to ...
    • A Mardigras Prayer 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Mardi Gras ("Fat Tuesday") and Carnival ("Farewell to Meat") precede Ash Wednesday and Lent around the world, even where Lent has ceased to have much religious meaning. It was natural to develop a festival, a "last fling," ...
    • A Parent Reflects on Jesus' Parents 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      When I was first married, we would pull out a traditional Italian creche scene and I would set up the shepherds, he animals, three kings and then the family: Jesus in his manger with Joseph and Mary standing on either side ...
    • A Renewed Personal Encounter With Jesus 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first two paragraphs of "A Renewed Personal Encounte with Jesus"|In his Apostolic Exhortation, The Joy of the Gospel, Pope Francis appeals to all of us to give ourselves to a "renewed personal encounter" with ...
    • A Rosary for Alzheimer's Patients: Praying the Sorrowful Mysteries 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "A Rosary for Alzheimer's Patients"|Agony in Garden|For the length of time it takes to pray 10 Hail Marys, I meditate on the Agony in the Garden. I picture Jesus, troubled and afraid, ...
    • A Vatican II Overview 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "A Vatican II Overview"|The fiftieth anniversary of the beginning of Vatican II inspires me to reflect upon a few things about what that Council meant for us. We can sometimes forget ...
    • A Visit: Mary and John Remember the Choosing of the 12 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first half of "A Visit: Mary & John Remember the Choosing of the 12"|Ephesus, A.D. 67, at the home of John and Mary, with visitors and new converts, Linus and Agnes.|John: It is so good of you to visit us, ...
    • Advent Bulletin Inserts 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first half of "Advent Bulletin Inserts"|Beginning Advent:|What are the key first steps to enter into Advent? We can all slow down. We can all breathe more deeply. We can all begin to trust that this will be ...
    • Advent Email Greetings 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first half of "Advent Email Greetings"|Send an Advent Email greeting to a loved one or friend, and share the resource of the Praying Advent web site with them as well.|Simply hold down your left mouse button ...
    • Advent Prayers 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first half of "Advent Prayers"|In every part of our Advent days, joyful or otherwise, we can turn to God in prayer. These are suggested prayers for a variety of situations. Use them or create prayers from ...
    • Ajuda para fazer o retiro em grupo (Helps for Making This Retreat With a Group) 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Qual é o benefício de fazermos o retiro em grupo?|Podemos enriquecer uma experiência como esta ao escolhermos fazer o retiro em grupo. Estes guias semanais oferecem-nos oportunidades para refletirmos sobre importantes ...
    • Ajuda para fazer o Retiro sozinho (Helps for Making This Retreat On Your Own) 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Explore todas as opções.|O nosso primeiro conselho é seguir todos os links e explorar todos os recursos apresentados no guia semanal. Use as ajudas e sugestões ao longo do caminho. Este retiro é para alguém que tem tempo ...
    • Am I Too Defended for Advent? 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      A friend recently said, "I don't get into Advent. I'm way too defended for Advent."|It was an incredibly honest moment of self-awareness. Being defended personally is often a primary reason why we don't let religious ...
    • An Even Better Marriage: From Newlywed to Long-Timer 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "An Even Better Marriage"|Those of us who are married all want happy marriages. Some of us have angry, troubled marriages. Some of us have ok marriages, but maybe we have drifted ...
    • As Advent Begins 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Many of us are in an ideal place to begin Advent, but we don't know it. It can be tempting to think that, because we are struggling these days, we can't enter into Advent without a big change in our mood or without distancing ...
    • Becoming John the Baptist 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first half of "Becoming John the Baptist"|Advent can take us way beyond preparing for Christmas. It certainly does prepare us to be open to the gifts that come with this season. It is a season of hope and ...
    • Beginning Again: Talking With God 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first two paragraphs of "Beginning Again: Talking with God"|We have good intentions and resolves and one thing so many of us want is a deeper relationship with God. It is a longing that comes from our hearts ...
    • Beginning Holy Week: Apr. 14-18, 2019 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      Jesus was deeply troubled and testified, "One of you will betray me." One of his disciples, the one whom Jesus loved, was reclining at Jesus' side. He leaned back against Jesus' chest and said to him, "Master, who is it?" John 13
    • Beginning Holy Week: Mar. 25 - 28, 2018 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018)
      Jesus was deeply troubled and testified, "One of you will betray me." One of his disciples, the one whom Jesus loved, was reclining at Jesus' side. He leaned back against Jesus' chest and said to him, "Master, who is it?" John 13
    • Beginning Holy Week: March 29 - April 1, 2015 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Jesus was deeply troubled and testified, "One of you will betray me." One of his disciples, the one whom Jesus loved, was reclining at Jesus' side. He leaned back against Jesus' chest and said to him, "Master, who is it?" John 13