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    • The Triduum: April 1-3, 2021 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      The days of his saving Passion and glorious Resurrection are approaching, by which the pride of the ancient foe is vanquished and the mystery of our redemption in Christ is celebrated. - Preface II of the Passion of the Lord
    • Fifth Week of Lent: Mar. 21-27, 2021 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      You will that our self-denial should give you thanks, humble our sinful pride, and contribute to the feeding of the poor, and so help us imitate you in your kindness. - Preface for Lent III
    • Easter Week: April 4-10, 2021 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      "Why do you seek the living one among the dead? He is not here, but he has been raised." Luke 24:5
    • Reflection for Tuesday, March 30, 2021: Tuesday of Holy Week. 

      Mattingly, Molly (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |There is a theme of "the right time" running through today's readings. Isaiah speaks of God calling him from birth, making him a sharp-edged sword or a polished arrow, and then hiding him away for later. Jesus tells the ...
    • Second Week of Easter: April 11-17, 2021 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you. John 20:21
    • Beginning Holy Week: Mar. 28-31, 2021 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      Jesus was deeply troubled and testified, "One of you will betray me." One of his disciples, the one whom Jesus loved, was reclining at Jesus' side. He leaned back against Jesus' chest and said to him, "Master, who is it?" John 13
    • Reflection for Wednesday, March 31, 2021: Wednesday of Holy Week. 

      Whitney, Tamory (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |At Easter we glory in the divinity of Jesus when he shows us in his resurrection that he is truly God, but here in Holy Week we recognize that he is also truly human. It's easy to focus on Jesus as God in the Easter season, ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, March 28, 2021: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |A little Latin class for a deeper understanding is offered here. The word for across or over in Latin is "trans."  So many English words begin with these letters or simply "tra". Transitory, transport, tradition, to suggest ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, March 24, 2021: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |Today's readings begin with an encounter between the faithful Hebrews -- Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego -- and King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon.  After the king summoned his royal administrators to a desert convocation, ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 29, 2021: Monday of Holy Week. 

      Crawford, David (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      What a powerful set of verses we have today!  With all that is going on, it could be easy to lose sight of Lazarus, but this is an individual who deserves our attention.  He certainly had the attention of the Jewish ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, March 23, 2021: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |The first reading tells the story of the nation of Israel traveling from Egypt to the land of promise. It was a difficult trip and the writer says that the patience of the people was "worn out by the journey." This ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, March 27, 2021: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Janky, Gladyce (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |The smoke from Caiaphas' offering rose upward.  Standing in the Holy of Holies, he spoke to God of the trouble caused by the man called Jesus of Nazareth. |"There has been another incident.  Some say Jesus raised Lazarus, ...
    • Reflection for Friday, March 26, 2021: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Lenz, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |I grew up in a relatively small rural town in Iowa in the 1970s and 80s. When I think of my childhood experiences, it was pretty awesome. I had a great family, there was always food on the table, and I could ride my bike ...
    • Reflection for Monday, March 22, 2021: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Hoover, Amy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |I have spent days wrestling with these readings.  They are so rich and I believe have much to offer us.  I struggled because I think I was fighting against the Spirit on the direction the reflection was going to go.  My ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, March 25, 2021: Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord. 

      Gabuzda, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |A Body You Have Prepared for Me|The growth of a child in his or her mother's womb remains one of the most ordinary, and at the same time extraordinary facets of human life.  A new and soon-to-be independent creature grows ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, March 21, 2021: 5th Week of Lent. 

      Dilly, Barbara (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |The lessons for today reveal a tension in our human relationship to God, and certainly to Jesus.  We are sometimes so sure we know who God is and what God does.  We put a lot of faith in the certainty of our knowledge.  ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, March 14, 2021: 4th Week in Lent. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |You know what it means to call God your shepherd (sheep herder, if you are from Vermont), but do you ever think of God as a poet and your work as God's poetry.|Or have you thought of God as a shoemaker and your own daily ...
    • Reflection for Friday, March 19, 2021: St. Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity. 

      McMahon, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |This year, today's Feast Day of St. Joseph takes on special meaning. Pope Francis has instituted the Year of St. Joseph from Dec. 8, 2020, to Dec. 8, 2021. The occasion is the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of St. ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, March 20, 2021: 4th Week in Lent. 

      Costanzo, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |In John 7 40-53 we continue to read about Jesus' public ministry and gain insight into the community's response to his teachings. The community includes followers who believe that Jesus is the Messiah. There are community ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, March 16, 2021: 4th Week in Lent. 

      Wirth, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |"The man went and told the Jews that Jesus was the one who had made him well. Therefore, the Jews began to persecute Jesus because he did this on a sabbath." - John|Jesus was a spirit of the law kind of guy – one of the ...