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    • Reflection for Sunday, July 18, 2021: 16th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Kalkowski, Julie (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021-07-18)
      |Being from cattle country, I don't know much about sheep, a focus of today's readings.  When I searched for information about sheep and a shepherd's responsibility, it became clear to me why Jesus used those metaphors to ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 19, 2009: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2009-07-19)
      PRE-PRAYERING || We are praying with traditional images these days such as sheep and shepherd. In the agricultural times of the prophets and of Jesus, vines, crops, harvesting, and tools of the farm were handy images for ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 19, 2015: 16th week in Ordinary Time.. 

      Hamm, Dennis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-07-19)
      Jeremiah's oracle rebukes the failed leadership of Israel's and Judah's kings in the image of shepherds who have failed in their role as caretakers of their flocks, a role entailing leading, feeding and protection. The ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 20, 2003: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2003-07-20)
      So as to be more attentive to the grace of God's word in today's scriptures, imagine Jesus stepping out of the boat in which he and his apostles had crossed the lake for a day's vacation. The apostles had just returned and ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 22, 2012: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-07-22)
      A PONDERING||Intimacy is true when fruitfulness is intended.|A good conversation, a romantic experience, a consoling prayer and other forms of intimacy have several important aspects. The more that there is intimacy, the ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 22, 2018: 16th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-07-22)
      A few years ago one of my younger nephews was traveling with his siblings and their mother. While pulling out of a drive-in restaurant, with French fries on his lap, a hamburger in one hand and a malt in the other, he asked ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 23, 2000: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-07-23)
      We all have physically felt a something in our stomachs when hearing of some very good or terrible news. It happens so fast and smiles or tears so quickly come across our cheeks. It is adrenaline preparing our bodies for ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, July 23, 2006: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-07-23)
      PRE-PRAYERING | We pray with the sense of God's tender care for us. A parent, a gardener, a shepherd, and many other scriptural images comfort us and call for response. We believe that we are not abandoned, but accompanied ...