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Reflection for March 10, 2011: Thursday after Ash Wednesday
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-03-10)
"Whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it."|In two paragraphs, today's Gospel gives us a summary of the life of following Jesus. It will not always be easy and it ...
Reflection for Friday, December 9, 2011: 2nd week in Advent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-12-09)
The first reading in today's liturgy is from the Hebrew Bible's prophecy of Isaiah. The Israelites had been suffering the ill effects of the exile in Babylon. Now there was a sense of joy and peace as they approached their ...
Reflection for Thursday, March 24, 2011: 2nd week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-03-24)
Sharing your bread with the hungry, Sheltering the oppressed and the homeless; Clothing the naked when you see them, And not turning your back on your own. Isaiah 58:7|In today's reading, Luke's parable says both of these ...
Reflection for Thursday, February 24, 2011: 7th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-02-24)
All the readings today are really about not putting anything else before God in our lives. That's the true definition of sin: putting something before God in our lives. All three readings today deal with that issue. The ...
Reflection for Thursday, October 20, 2011: 29th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2011-10-20)
In case you couldn't guess, I did not choose these readings! Nor did I check them out before I accepted this reflection "assignment." Those may have been mistakes.||Today's Gospel while mystifying--I recall more people ...