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    • Reflection for Thursday, July 14, 2016: 15th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Dilly, Barbara (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-07-14)
      My reflection today is focused primarily on the Gospel message.  I think the labor Jesus refers to here is the labor of the spirit in the Kingdom of God, not our physical labors in this world.  The reason I think that is ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 15, 2004: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Dilly, Barbara (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-07-15)
      If you think we live in turbulent times, read the biography of St. Bonventure online [http://www.nd.edu/Departments/Maritain/etext/bonavent.html], whose feast we celebrate today. |At the young age of 36, Bonaventure was ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 15, 2010: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-07-15)
      The doctrine of the resurrection of the dead is a hope that dawned slowly and late in the Jewish tradition before Christ. Among Jesus' peers, Sadducees, who held as revealed only what they could find in the first five books ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 16, 2020: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shirely, Nancy (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020-07-16)
      |Today's gospel is a familiar one – most have heard this message before.|Jesus said:|"Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened,|and I will give you rest.|Take my yoke upon you and learn from me,|for I am meek and ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 17, 2008: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bucko, Ray, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-07-17)
      One of the most popular sports for young people in Bayonne, New Jersey on a summer evening was fence climbing. Seeking the allure of the great outdoors in an urban environment required us to find the pristine nature behind ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 17, 2014: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-07-17)
      |Today's readings reflect our experiences when, despite our good intentions, our desires are frustrated. We might will salvation for the earth (a tall order indeed), but we cannot deliver it. We cannot even deliver this ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 18, 2002: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-07-18)
      "Yes, for your way and your judgments, O Lord, we look to you; . . . My soul yearns for you in the night, yes, my spirit within me keeps vigil for you;..." Isaiah|" . . . From heaven the Lord looks down on the earth . . . ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 19, 2012: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Morse, Edward (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-07-19)
      The yoke mentioned in today's Gospel is an unfamiliar concept for most urban-dwellers. Modern farmers typically use tractors, not draft animals, though my father used horses when he was very young. Several years ago I ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 19, 2018: 15th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-07-19)
      In the first reading we are told that the way of the just is clear. God makes it clear what needs to be done, and the path is level without obstacles. It's that easy to be just. Just follow the path. The way is harder for ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 20, 2000: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schloemer, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-07-20)
      Three verses can say a lot . . . The themes of the importance of Jesus and rejection of him begin in the missionary discourse in Matthew and continue in chapters 11 and 12. In verses 28-30, Jesus extends an invitation to ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 20, 2006: 15th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-07-20)
      The Lightness of Being Human|Our ancestors drew their strength from God. Their own deeds were not trusted. Human labor was painful and gave birth only to wind. If the people are freed from captivity, God acts and it is ...