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    • Reflection for Monday, August 1, 2016: 18th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Lenz, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-08-01)
      Over the course of my lifetime I have heard the story of Jesus feeding the 5,000 many times. But, having the opportunity to write a reflection about the story allowed me to spend more time with the story and actually reflect ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 2, 2004: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Bucko, Ray, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2004-08-02)
      When I was a child, having grown up in an industrial rather than agricultural town, I always thought that yoke in the scriptures had to do with the center of the egg. In fact some of my fondest childhood memories are of ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 2, 2010: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2010-08-02)
      In today's gospel we find a Jesus in grief over the cruel and unusual execution of John the Baptist by the debauched King Herod. John, the cousin of Jesus, was a cherished companion as well as a guide for Jesus. He hears ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 3, 2020: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Purcell, Tom (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2020-08-03)
      |I planted three hardy pecan trees this spring in my yard.|Today's gospel presents two situations involving faith – Peter's momentary loss of faith, and the sick people in the crowd who believed the mere touching of the ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 4, 2008: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Crawford, Sue (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008-08-04)
      The gospel reading recounts a familiar story of Peter, Jesus, and a boat full of disciples during a windy storm. If you've been in a faith family for very many years, you have no doubt heard interpretations of this story ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 4, 2014: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-08-04)
      |The Church honors a French parish priest of the early 19th Century today in its liturgical cycle. St. John Vianney is one of very few diocesan priests who have been canonized. His early life was characterized by poverty ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 5, 2002: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2002-08-05)
      The imagery in today's gospel is at root fairly elementary: the Church is tossed in a storm, in the depths of the night, and while Peter is enthusiastic he is also weak and hesitates and fails. But Jesus saves him, quells ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 7, 2000: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Duffy, Peggy, O.S.U. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-08-07)
      Sometimes the obvious goes unnoticed by those of us who are not "morning people." My day in the parish had gone longer than usual and I'd only been asleep for a few hours when the phone rang just before sunrise. A voice ...
    • Reflection for Monday, August 7, 2006: 18th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Kuhlman, Mary Haynes (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2006-08-07)
      Today's readings include this narrative of a false prophet, the Responsorial Psalm celebrating the "statutes" of the Lord, and then a familiar tale, often called in our time "the multiplication of the loaves and fishes." ...