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    • Reflection for April 17, 2009: Friday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009)
      Acts 4: 1-12" ... Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, answered them, ... all the people of Israel should know that it was in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazorean whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead; ...
    • Reflection for April 2, 2012: Monday of Holy Week. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      Isaiah 42: 1-7 " ... Not crying out, not shouting, not making his voice heard in the street. A bruised reed he shall not break ... "||Psalm 27: 1, 2, 3, 13-14 " ... I believe that I shall see the bounty of the LORD in ...
    • Reflection for April 24, 2003: Thursday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      Acts 3:11-26 " ... Now I know, brothers and sisters, that you acted out of ignorance, just as your leaders did; but God has thus brought to fulfillment what he had announced beforehand through the mouth of all the prophets, ...
    • Reflection for April 27, 2000: Thursday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Peter's Address to the People " ... why are you so surprised at this? Why are you staring at us as though we had made this man walk by our own power or holiness?..."|The Power of God's Name " ... Whoever keeps singing of ...
    • Reflection for April 5, 2004: Monday of Holy Week. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      writer.|Daily Prayer|Isaiah 42:1-7 "...Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased,..." ||Psalm 27: 1, 2, 3, 13-14 "...The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom should I fear?..." |John 12: ...
    • Reflection for April 6, 2010: Tuesday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010)
      Acts 2:36-41 " ... 'Repent and be baptized, every one of you ... For the promise is made to you and to your children and to all those far off, whomever the Lord our God will call.' ... "||Psalm 33: 4-5, 18-19, 20 and ...
    • Reflection for February 28, 2004: Saturday after Ash Wednesday. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      Isaiah 58:9b-14 "...If you hold back your foot on the Sabbath from following your own pursuits on my holy day; If you call the Sabbath a delight, and the LORD's holy day honorable; If you honor it by not following your ...
    • Reflection for Friday, April 28, 2006: 2nd week in Easter. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      Acts 5: 34-42 “…have nothing to do with these men, and let them go. For if this endeavor or this activity is of human origin, it will destroy itself. But if it comes from God, you will not be able to destroy them; you may ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 12, 2011: 19th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011)
      Joshua 24:1-13 " ... "And I sent the hornets ahead of you that drove them (the Amorites, Perizzites...) out of your way; it was not your sword or your bow.'...."||Psalm 136: 1-3, 16-18, 21-22, 24 " ....And freed us from ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 22, 2003: Queenship of Mary (20th week in Ordinary Time) 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      "...But Ruth said, 'Do not ask me to abandon or forsake you! For wherever you go, I will go, wherever you lodge I will lodge, your people shall be my people, and your God my God.'"
    • Reflection for Friday, December 27, 2002: Feast of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002)
      1 John 1:1-4 " ... what we have seen with our eyes ... concerns the Word of life-for the life was made visible ... ."||Psalm 97:1-2, 5-6, 11-12 " ... The heavens proclaim his justice, and all peoples see his glory..."|John ...
    • Reflection for Friday, February 14, 2003: 5th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003)
      Genesis 3:1-8 " ... You certainly will not die! No, God knows well that the moment you eat of it your eyes will be opened and you will be like gods who know what is good and what is evil ... " || Psalm 32: 1-2, 5, 6, 7 ...
    • Reflection for Friday, January 20, 2006: 2nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006)
      1 Samuel 24: 3-21 "…'Great is the generosity you showed me today, when the LORD delivered me into your grasp and you did not kill me….May the LORD reward you generously for what you have done this day. And now, I know that ...
    • Reflection for Friday, January 28, 2000: 3rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      The second Ammonite campaign. David's sin " ... She (Bethsheba, daughter of Eliam and wife of Uriah, the Hittite) came to him (David), and he lay with her...The woman conceived and sent word to David, 'I am pregnant.' ... ...
    • Reflection for Friday, July 25, 2008: St. James, Apostle. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      2 Corinthians 4: 7-15"We hold this treasure in earthen vessels, that the surpassing power may be of God and not from us." ||Psalm 126: 1bc-2ab, 2cd-3, 4-5, 6 "Those who sow in tears shall reap rejoicing ...."| Mathew 20: ...
    • Reflection for Friday, July 29, 2005: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      Leviticus 23:11, 4-11, 15, 16, 27, 34b-37 "...'These, therefore, are the festivals of the LORD on which you shall proclaim a sacred assembly, and offer as a oblation to the LORD burnt offerings and cereal offerings, ...
    • Reflection for Friday, July 30, 2004: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004)
      Jeremiah 26:1-9 "...whatever I command you, tell them, and omit nothing. Perhaps they will listen and turn back, each from his evil way , so that I may repent of the evil I have planned to inflict upon them for their evil ...
    • Reflection for Friday, July 6, 2001: 13th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2001)
      Feast of Saint Maria Goretti, virgin martyr was born in 1890 at Corinaldo, near Ancona, Italy.| She is the patron saint of teenagers, particularly girls. She died on this day in 1902 at the hands of her attacker, Alexander ...
    • Reflection for Friday, March 4, 2005: 3rd week in Lent. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005)
      Hosea 14:2-10 "I will be like the dew for Israel: he shall blossom like the lily ..." | Psalm 81: 6c-8a,8bc-9, 10-11ab, 14 and 17 "...I am the Lord you God: hear my voice..."| Mark 12: 28-34 "The Lord our God is Lord ...
    • Reflection for Friday, May 11, 2012: 5th week in Easter. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      Acts 15: 22-31 "... Since we have heard that some of our number who went out without any mandate from us have upset you with their teachings and disturbed your peace of mind, we have with one accord decided to choose ...