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    • Reflection for Friday, August 1, 2008: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Connor, Roc, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-08-01)
      Today we celebrate the feast day of St. Alphonsus Ligouri, the founder of the Redemptorist order. Did you know that Pope Pius XII named his as patron of moral theologians (back in 1950)? One of the stories I read about him ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 1, 2014: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Malley, Catie (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-08-01)
      Someone told me once that God always answers prayers. It might not be instantaneous; it may even be years or decades into the future. It might not be executed to our exact specifications, (it has been my experience that ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 2, 2002: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-08-02)
      Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and in his own house." And he did not work many mighty deeds there because of their lack of faith.|On the Jesuit calendar, we remember Peter ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 3, 2012: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-08-03)
      And he did not work many mighty deeds there because of their lack of faith. - Mt 13|We have a remarkable story in today's gospel. We see a classic example of how familiarity can breed a hostile environment for Jesus' work ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 3, 2018: 17th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2018-08-03)
      This reflection will be coming soon. Until then, here is a reflection on this day in 2012 by Andy Alexander, S.J.|And he did not work many mighty deeds there|because of their lack of faith. - Mt 13|We have a remarkable ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 4, 2000: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fitzgibbons, John P., S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-08-04)
      Memorial|Familiarity breeds contempt, as they say, and violence begets violence. Such is the wisdom of the world summarized by sages ages ago. These thoughts have staying power, however, because they are part of the rhythm ...
    • Reflection for Friday, August 4, 2006: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Gaston, Maria Teresa (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-08-04)
      What are we missing? ||Are there prophetic calls coming to me from within my own family, nuclear and extended?|Yesterday we received a wedding invitation from a nephew of my husband. It was an odd long shape, folded to ...
    • Reflection for Friday, July 29, 2016: 17th Week in Ordinary Time, Memorial of St. Martha. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-07-29)
      Today we celebrate the life of Saint Martha who was one of Jesus' earliest and most loyal disciples. Martha was the sister of Mary and Lazarus. Jesus loved Martha and her siblings and often stayed in their home. It was a ...
    • Reflection for Friday, July 30, 2004: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Fortina, Deb (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-07-30)
      Jeremiah 26:1-9 "...whatever I command you, tell them, and omit nothing. Perhaps they will listen and turn back, each from his evil way , so that I may repent of the evil I have planned to inflict upon them for their evil ...
    • Reflection for Friday, July 30, 2010: 17th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Reed-Bouley, Ken (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-07-30)
      This reading from the Gospel of Matthew seems to describe Jesus running into a combination of what Jeremiah faced when delivering a message from God ("Kill the messenger!" to paraphrase Jeremiah's experience) and what many ...
    • Reflection for Friday, July 31, 2020: St. Ignatius of Loyola: priest and founder of the Society of Jesus. 

      Santos, Nicky, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020-07-31)
      |In today's gospel reading, the people of Jesus' native place or hometown cannot believe that the son of an ordinary carpenter could exude such wisdom and perform mighty deeds. They probably had seen Jesus grow up, were ...