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    • Reflection for Thursday, July 21, 2016: 16th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Cherney, Michael (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-07-21)
      Both readings today identify relationships with God that are in need of work. Jeremiah and Jesus serve as the "couples' therapists" for Yahweh and his people.|In the first reading Israel is described as being the unfaithful ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 22, 2004: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Cherney, Mike (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-07-22)
      "... she turned around and saw Jesus there, but did not know it was Jesus." ||Having been caught in the rain the last two days, I realized that I do not have the same appreciation for water imagery (in today's readings) ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 22, 2010: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kuhlman, Mary Haynes (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-07-22)
      Keeping faith - fidelity - being faithful to love given and received: this theme I see in today's liturgical celebration of Mary Magdalene. In the first reading Jeremiah gives God's complaint that Israel has given and ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 23, 2020: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020-07-23)
      |Shakespeare, in Sonnet 116, spends sixteen lines of flowery words with a couple of fine images and some good words. Why didn't he just come out clear, straight and simple and say that he's in favor of married-love? He ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 24, 2008: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Mahowald, Paul (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-07-24)
      It was just eleven days ago, on the 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time, that we had this same gospel. The long form on that day contained the parable of the sower and an explanation of the parable (which are the gospel readings ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 24, 2014: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Wester, Charlie (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-07-24)
      |"Trust in the LORD and do good, that you may dwell in the land and be fed in security. Take delight in the LORD, and he will grant you your heart's requests" Psalm 37: 3-4|Today's First Reading and Responsorial Psalm ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 26, 2012: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Reed-Bouley, Ken (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-07-26)
      "They just don't get it." How many times have you heard someone describe a group with whom they disagree with this stinging yet ultimately unhelpful dismissal? (Perhaps you, like me, have uttered those words yourself?) ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 26, 2018: 16th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Jorgensen, Diane (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-07-26)
      With you is the fountain of life, O Lord.|Jeremiah's calling to be a prophet is a tough one. In today's reading, after reminding the Israelites of their initial faithfulness, he has harsh words for them. He accuses them ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 27, 2000: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bernhardt, Dee (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-07-27)
      As we enjoy our summer leisure, whatever form that takes for us, these readings present some powerful challenges for us.||In the first reading, the Lord speaks to Jeremiah (and to us) just as a seasoned lover might speak ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, July 27, 2006: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Dickel, Tim (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-07-27)
      In today's readings, Jeremiah tells of humankind's betrayal of God's goodness. The Responsorial stresses that with God "is the fountain of life." Matthew contains an explanation of why Jesus speaks in parables. So, what ...