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A 2013 Advent Retreat by Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J.
(Creighton University, Online Ministries, 2013-11-14)
Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J. gave this retreat at the Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House,|Lake Elmo, Minnesota, November 14-17, 2013.|These Retreat Conferences begin with a short introductory prayer followed by a thirty-minute ...
Second Week of Advent: Dec. 8 - 14, 2013
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-12-08)
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 35
First Week of Advent: Dec. 1 - 7, 2013
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-12-01)
On this mountain he will destroy the veil that veils all peoples, The web that is woven over all nations; he will destroy death forever. The Lord GOD will wipe away the tears from all faces; Isaiah 25
Fourth Week of Advent and Christmas: Dec. 22 - 28, 2013
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-12-22)
Therefore the Lord himself will give you this sign: the virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall name him Emmanuel. Isaiah 7
Second Week of Christmas: Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-12-29)
John answered them, "I baptize with water; but there is one among you whom you do not recognize, the one who is coming after me, whose sandal strap I am not worthy to untie." John 1
Third Week of Advent: Dec. 15 - 21, 2013
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-12-15)
Behold, the virgin shall be with child and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel which means "God is with us." - Matthew 1
Reflection for Thursday, March 21, 2013: 5th week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-03-21)
Today's readings remind us of God's covenant with Abraham, and with all of us. We are called to keep his covenant throughout the ages. In return, he will be our God and the God of our descendants. The Psalm reminds us that ...
Reflection for Tuesday, February 12, 2013: 5th week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-02-12)
This has not been the season of Carnival in my family. My oldest son is finishing a job search. My youngest son is scheduled to complete his Masters work with a thesis defense today. My wife and I are adapting to demands ...
Reflection for February 15, 2013: Friday after Ash Wednesday.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-02-15)
This is the first of the Friday's of Lent. We are in the first four days of Lent. Today we reflect upon the powerful Lenten theme of fasting. During this first part of Lent, the first reading is the key reading and the ...
Reflection for Thursday, March 14, 2013: 4th week in Lent.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2013-03-14)
Today is Thursday in the Fourth Week of Lent. The Exodus reading is certainly appropriate for this season of the year. Lent is a time for introspection, penance, spiritual growth, "slimming down" in regard to our basic ...