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Reflection for Thursday, November 23, 2017: 33rd Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-11-23)
It is hard for me to imagine living during a time when one's religion was under attack and you were forced to convert under pain of death. Yet, that is the situation that Mattathias and his sons are in. Although that is ...
Reflection for Monday February 11, 2019: 5th Week of Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2019-02-11)
There is a scene in the movie, Brother Sun and Sister Moon, where Pope Innocent III speaks with Francis of Assisi. In the movie the pope says to the future saint (I am paraphrasing) that we have spent so much time focusing ...
Reflection for Tuesday June 4, 2019: 7th Week of Easter.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2019-06-04)
Sometimes it can be hard to be a messenger - an intermediary, especially when you have bad news or a message that will make you unpopular. We all want to be loved. So, the temptation for the messenger is to shave off the ...
Reflection for Thursday, July 6, 2017: 13th Week in Ordinary Time.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2017-07-06)
The story of Abraham offering his son Isaac is one of the best-known stories from the Book of Genesis. Many have commented on the meaning of the story, especially the comparison between Abraham offering Isaac and the Father ...
Reflection for Monday, December 26, 2016: Feast of Saint Stephen, The First Martyr.
(University Ministry, Creighton University., 2016-12-26)
Today we celebrate the feast of Saint Stephen, the first martyr. He was one of the deacons in the church in Jerusalem. Luke records the story of Stephen's preaching which led to his death.|Jesus said that the time would ...