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    • Reflection for April 7, 1999: Wednesday in the Octave of Easter. 

      Barger-Lux, M. Janet (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-04-07)
      Today's readings are extraordinarily rich. In image, in meaning, in real life application. The reading from Acts recalls the dust, heat, and noise of Jerusalem, the grandeur of the temple mount, the people who would have ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, February 13, 1999: 5th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Barger-Lux, M. Janet (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-02-13)
      They sinned and God evicted them. That was the gist of the story in Chapter 3 of Genesis, as filed away in some distant corner of my mind. Adam and Eve disobeyed God, and He condemned them to a hard life, a life they passed ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, June 5, 1999: 9th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Barger-Lux, M. Janet (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-06-05)
      I saw it in a magazine, this month's issue. A full-page advertisement for some kind of closet-organizing system: "Where do you put the stuff that you're about? All that you are?" You ARE your stuff, it shouted. Am I? ARE ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, August 19, 1999: 20th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Barger-Lux, M. Janet (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-08-19)
      The first reading, from the book of Judges, relates a story from the time when the tribes of Israel were conquering the land. A chieftain named Jephthah is called to lead his kinsmen against the Ammonites, who occupied ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 15, 1999: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Barger-Lux, M. Janet (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-07-15)
      Today's readings are about burden-to-rescue-to-joy. The reading from Exodus describes the call to Moses, his appointment as God's instrument in the rescue of His people from oppression by the Egyptians. God rescued them, ...