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    • Reflection for Monday, January 30, 2017: 4th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Badura-Brack, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      When I agreed to join this ministry, I knew that writing these reflections would challenge for me because I am accustomed to scientific writing in my daily work as a psychologist.  I also secretly hoped that I would not ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, April 29, 2017: 2nd Week of Easter. 

      Badura-Brack, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      In today's Gospel, the disciples of Jesus are sailing at night on a stormy sea.  This is when they saw Jesus walking on water toward the boat.  The disciples were afraid and wanted to help Jesus into the boat, but they ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, May 27, 2017: 6th Week of Easter. 

      Badura-Brack, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      I am writing this reflection at the end of the academic semester and on graduation morning.  The image of Jesus as teacher stood out to me in today's Gospel.  During his life on earth Jesus often conveyed his meaning in ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 21, 2017: 28th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Badura-Brack, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      |Today's readings speak of the importance of having faith.  Faith requires believing without proof, which can be very difficult for me as a scientist.  When I teach, I back my lessons up with facts.  When I research, I am ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, October 29, 2016: 30th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Badura-Brack, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      Embodying today's response "My soul is thirsting for the living God," I watched a beautiful and humbling scene at Mass recently.  |I was seated on the main floor of the church and my eye was drawn up into the balcony.  ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 24, 2016: 34th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Badura-Brack, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      In the Gospel today, Luke is likely addressing a community who recently saw Jerusalem fall to the Romans, so they were fully aware of the horrors of war.  As a psychologist specializing in the effects of traumatic events ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, March 7, 2017: 1st Week of Lent. 

      Badura-Brack, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2017)
      As Catholics we learn the Our Father prayer in early childhood.  We say the Our Father every week at Mass.  We repeat this important prayer so frequently, that the words can become automatic and lose their meaning.  In ...