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Reflection for Saturday, September 5, 2015: 22nd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-09-05)
Brothers and sisters:|You once were alienated and hostile in mind because of evil deeds;|God has now reconciled you in the fleshly Body of Christ through his death. Colossians 1|God is my helper; the Lord sustains my life. ...
Reflection for Sunday, November 8, 2015: 32nd week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-11-08)
The jar of flour did not go empty,|nor the jug of oil run dry. 1 Kings 17|The LORD keeps faith forever,|secures justice for the oppressed,|gives food to the hungry.|The LORD sets captives free. Psalm 146|Beware of the ...
Reflection for Tuesday, July 14, 2015: 15th week in Ordinary Time..
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-07-14)
Today's reflection takes me to three places. Remembering St. Kateri Tekakwitha reminds me of a number of Native Americans, from the Lakota tribes of western South Dakota in the U.S. They have great devotion to her. She ...
Reflection for Sunday, September 27, 2015: 26th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-09-27)
Would that all the people of the LORD were prophets!|Would that the LORD might bestow his spirit on them all! Numbers 11|There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name|who can at the same time speak ill of me.|For ...
Reflection for Sunday, June 7, 2015: 10th week of Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-06-07)
Pope Francis has often noted that the first words of God to the human family are from this passage where God's asks Adam, "Where are you?" Francis suggests that it is a good question for us today. Where do we find ourselves ...
Reflection for Sunday, June 14, 2015: 11th week of Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-06-14)
Can our God really help us? Can we really have hope in the midst of great struggles? These are the questions being asked and addressed in today's readings - by Ezechiel's community, by the community in Corinth, and by the ...
Reflection for Saturday, August 15, 2015: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-08-15)
For those of us who are Catholics, this celebration of Mary in heaven is so very natural. For those of us who are not Catholics, it might seem uncomfortable. There is always the question: "Aren't you raising Mary to the ...
Reflection for Saturday, December 19, 2015: 3rd week in Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-12-19)
Do not be afraid, Zechariah|"How shall I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife is advanced in years."|But now you will be speechless and unable to talk until the day these things take place,|because you did not believe ...
First Week of Advent: November 29 - December 5, 2015
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-11-29)
"They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; One nation shall not raise the sword against another, nor shall they train for war again." - Isaiah 2
Second Week of Advent: December 6 - 12, 2015
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-12-06)
"Strengthen the hands that are feeble, make firm the knees that are weak, Say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! Here is your God....." - Isaiah 3