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Reflection for Thursday, December 11, 2014: 2nd week in Advent..
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-12-11)
|During Advent the Church invites us to lift up our eyes and see that our salvation is drawing near. I love the fact that Advent leads us to a tiny baby, all wrapped up, lying in a manger. A small baby – a defenseless baby ...
Reflection for Tuesday, February 4, 2014: 4th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-02-04)
In the first reading we hear of a father’s love for his son. In the gospel reading we see a father who loves his daughter. Both children are in dire need of help. Both fathers reach out to men who they believe can help, ...
Reflection for Thursday, April 3, 2014: 4th week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-04-03)
Today we are ten days out from the beginning of Holy Week. It is a good time to renew our commitment to God and finish the penitential work that was begun on Ash Wednesday. ||The readings today have one theme in common: ...
Reflection for Friday, May 16, 2014: 4th week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-05-16)
“I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” It is an audacious claim but, perhaps, no more so than what we celebrate in the Fourth Week of Easter, namely, that Jesus Christ is ...
Reflection for Saturday, July 12, 2014: 15th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-07-12)
|I was sitting at an eighth grade homeroom desk when I heard that President Kennedy was dead. I remember the exact stop sign where I sat in my parents’ car when I heard that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had been killed. ...
Reflection for Thursday, October 9, 2014: 27th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2014-10-09)
|The psalm for today is taken from the Gospel of Luke and is the Gospel canticle used for Morning Prayer in the Liturgy of the Hours. It is a beautiful statement of why God deserves our praise. It is a litany of what God ...