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Reflection for Monday, June 8, 2015: 10th week of Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-06-08)
What does it mean to be blessed? According to today's Gospel message, Jesus says it means being poor in spirit, meek, merciful, persecuted, insulted or hungry—probably not the definition of blessed that I would have written ...
Reflection for Monday, June 29, 2015: Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-06-29)
The first reading today from Acts (12:1-11) describes Herod's fatal persecution of James and his intent to kill Peter. Imagine the concern and fear of the early Church's disciples at the violence and slaughter against their ...
Reflection for Sunday, August 9, 2015: 19th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-08-09)
Despite the fact that we are often discouraged, our journey through life is always blessed. Like Elijah, we often loose heart in our work and our relationships. But the Lord is with us and sustains us. We can trust ...
Reflection for Wednesday, April 15, 2015: 2nd week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2015-04-15)
All three readings today have the same message: that God delivers us. But only those who believe will be delivered. In fact, we need to acknowlege the need for deliverance in order to gain it. In the first reading from ...