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    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 1, 2012: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-08-01)
      One curious fact about Christ's parables is that they frequently do not exactly fit the point He is trying to get across. The man who owns this field, for example, obviously does not know what is hidden there. Whether the ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 1, 2018: 17th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Latta, Mark (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-08-01)
      Jesus, the founder of our faith, offers comforting words to the distressed. His death provided forgiveness for our sins. The gentle embraces and love actions of our savior are a salve to our often confused and conflicted ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 2, 2000: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Super, Richard (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-08-02)
      bishop - Memorial|Today's liturgy attends to prophets. It is the feast day of St. Eusebius, a 4th century bishop from the Piedmont region of Italy, remembered particularly for his lifelong protest against the then popular ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 27, 2016: 17th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Latta, Mark (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-07-27)
      In the first reading Jeremiah pleads with God for relief against those who work against him. He expresses his dismay at his lack of pleasure in his work. We can take comfort in our own lives that when we face opposition ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 28, 1999: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      St. Hilaire, Joanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-07-28)
      Exodus is full of stories of God intervening in the lives of people in a very real way. These events seem supernatural and miraculous at times, but, in reality, these experiences may have been no different from the way God ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 28, 2004: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kuhlman, Thomas A. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-07-28)
      In today's Gospel Jesus compares heaven to a treasure and to a pearl of great price.|I have seen treasures. The Sultan's golden throne in the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, encrusted with diamonds and rubies. The Crown Jewels ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 28, 2010: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bannantine, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-07-28)
      In today's short gospel reading the subject is the Kingdom of heaven. As I thought about this gospel I was reminded of the teacher in a Catholic elementary school. This teacher put the following question to one of her ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 29, 2020: St. Martha. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020-07-29)
      |Today is the feast of St. Martha. A while back I wrote about Martha and Mary and indicated I was more of a Mary, and when I was married I wasn't a very good housewife. But since my mother has been disabled by a stroke and ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 30, 2008: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-07-30)
      Jeremiah lived during a most distressing time. The nation was under siege. He loved his country but had the unfortunate task of telling everyone that God's judgment was upon the nation and the only way they could save their ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 30, 2014: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kuhlman, Mary Haynes (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-07-30)
      I like puzzles: word puzzles like Jumble and crosswords (if they are not too hard), jigsaw puzzles, the number patterns of Sudoku (but only up to "medium" difficulty) and mystery/suspense fiction and dramas, which sometimes ...