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Reflection for Saturday, December 7, 2013: Memorial of Saint Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-12-07)
A recent Gallup poll asked participants to call to mind the name of their best teacher. Then they were asked to think of the one word that best described that teacher. What do you suppose was the most common descriptor?|| ...
Reflection for Friday, December 20, 2013: 3rd week in Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-12-20)
In the reading for today, Isaiah predicts what happens centuries later, that a virgin will conceive a son and call him Emmanuel. Isaiah's message to the Jewish people is to be persistent in their hope and trust in God ...
Reflection for Monday, April 8, 2013: Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-04-08)
The feast of the Annunciation is about interruptions. It is about hope.|| Renaissance artists depicted the Annunciation in their imaginations, but the prosaic reality cannot have been that this simple Jewish maiden was ...
Reflection for Monday, December 9, 2013: Immaculate Conception of Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-12-09)
As we progress through this Advent season, today's readings allow us the opportunity to reflect on two issues that are of importance in this season. The first is listening and the second is choice. In Genesis, we read about ...