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    • Reflection for Monday, July 11, 2016: 15th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      McMahon, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-07-11)
      In today's first reading, God is annoyed – really annoyed. The Lord, through Isaiah, is telling the people of that day (and us now) that He's not interested in external show that doesn't represent internal changes of heart ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 12, 2004: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Pedersen, Cathy Weiss (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-07-12)
      “Make justice your aim; redress the wronged, hear the orphans’ plea, defend the widow.” Isaiah 1: 17|A popular bumper sticker states: “If you want peace, do justice.” Some propose that our war in Iraq is to make peace. ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 12, 2010: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-07-12)
      Put away your misdeeds from before my eyes; cease doing evil; learn to do good. Make justice your aim: redress the wronged, hear the orphan's plea, defend the widow. - Is. 1||If you find your life, you will lose it, but ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 13, 2020: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020-07-13)
      |The passage from Isaiah is a condemnation of hypocrisy combined with a call to justice. The Gospel outlines certain conditions of discipleship. The shared themes that I find in today's readings are the dangers of disordered ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 14, 2008: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kokensparger, Brian (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-07-14)
      I am fascinated by the concept of a prophet. I picture a half-crazed man or woman, dressed in rags, looking off into the distance and seeing things that others cannot see -- then railing against the current status quo and ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 14, 2014: Memorial of St. Kateri Tekakwitha. 

      Tinley, Susan (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-07-14)
      |Today's reading from Matthew includes the very familiar warning from Jesus, "Whoever does not take up his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me." Having returned from a Holy Land pilgrimage about 3+ weeks ago, ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 15, 2002: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-07-15)
      The first reading in today's liturgy from the Prophet Isaiah is a strong indictment against those who offer the customary sacrifices, but do so without heart. It excoriates those who perform the niceties of the religious ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 16, 2012: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-07-16)
      While listed as an optional Memorial, today's liturgy honors the Blessed Mother in her role as patroness of the Carmelite tradition. Our Lady of Mount Carmel is one of numerous titles of Mary that enable all kinds of ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 16, 2018: 15th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Tucci, Candice (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-07-16)
      CHAOS! CHAOS!! CHAOS!!!|That which seems ordinary, peaceful and natural is turned up-side-down! Wait a minute…Jesus not bringing peace? Jesus who stands in the ranks of Moses, and the prophets? Jesus who is faithful to the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 17, 2000: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kline, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-07-17)
      " . . . Redress the wronged, hear the orphan's plea, defend the widow."|"He who seeks only himself brings himself to ruin, whereas he who brings himself to nought for me discovers who he is."|God calls my bluff today.|He ...
    • Reflection for Monday, July 17, 2006: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Laquer, Brigid Quinn (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-07-17)
      Is Jesus a cause of division? To hear these words with our 21st Century ears and our Western culture easily causes us to think that we have to stand against everyone and defend our selves. But Jesus preached love and ...