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    • Reflection for Friday, February 21, 2014: 6th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Longo, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-02-21)
      I mentioned to a friend that I had been asked to write a reflection on readings that included James’s well-known admonition that “faith of itself, if it does not have works, is dead.” As a cradle Catholic and advocate ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 16, 2014: 19th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Longo, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-08-16)
      Lately, there have been many references to proverbs and parables in the daily readings. Often, especially in the Gospels, Jesus explains the sayings. But this was not the case with the reading from Ezekiel. I have to ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, January 29, 2015: 3rd week of Ordinary Time. 

      Longo, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015-01-29)
      A recent reflection noted how the liturgy of the Christmas season is over and we are back to the Season of Ordinary Time. In one sense, returning to the ordinary, the everyday, captures the blah feeling we tend to experience ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, June 12, 2014: 10th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Longo, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-06-12)
      |While going over the first two readings, I was struck by how large water looms in scripture--for better or worse. I thought about Noah and the flood that brought destruction and then a fresh start for mankind; or the Red ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, October 7, 2014: 27th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Longo, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-10-07)
      |A few years ago, I rediscovered the Rosary. This occurred while I was running. I was struggling--maybe while doing one of the many hills surrounding my neighborhood or perhaps during the last few miles of a race--and ...