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    • Reflection for April 26, 2000: Wednesday in the Octave of Easter. 

      O'Leary, James, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-04-26)
      The Liturgies of the Easter Octave are filled with joy and hope. We watch how Jesus deals with people in resurrected life knowing that that is the way He continues to treat us in our blindness. He seems, in resurrected ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 16, 1998: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Leary, James, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-16)
      In all the gospels we find some sort of "journey narrative" that is Jesus walking to Jerusalem and as He does we find Him teaching, healing, listening and casting out evil spirits. In today's and tomorrow's gospel the ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, August 14, 1999: 19th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Leary, James, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-08-14)
      In today's first reading, we hear Joshua and all the people promise to serve Yahweh as their God and never to choose a false God. This reading fits beautifully with the life of Maximilian Kolbe, the first person canonized ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, March 13, 1999: 3rd week in Lent. 

      O'Leary, James, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-03-13)
      So often in St. Luke's gospel two people are juxtaposed to teach us some truth. The two men who built their house on different foundations, the two sisters Martha and Mary, the rich man and Lazarus, two criminals at the ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, September 16, 1999: 24th week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Leary, James, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1999-09-16)
      In today's gospel, Luke recounts a beautiful story of Jesus meeting a woman known by all to be a sinner. The background to this story is interesting because our Lord had just excoriated the Parisees for their hypocrisy. ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 17, 1998: 33rd week in Ordinary Time. 

      O'Leary, James, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-11-17)
      Today's gospel recounts another beautiful story of Jesus accepting us the way He finds us and healing us where we are in need. Jesus enters the city of Jericho, a very wealthy city rich in balsam groves. It was called the ...