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    • Reflection for Friday, June 21, 2013: 11th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Orbik, Kelly Tadeo (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-06-21)
      Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth.| But store up treasures in heaven ... For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be.|| Not seeking and storing treasures on earth is a countercultural idea ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 16, 2012: 32nd week in Ordinary Time. 

      Orbik, Kelly Tadeo (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-11-16)
      When I am on call for work, any hour of the day I could get a call from our students on Service and Justice Trips around the country. They may need anything from a point of contact to an emergency room visit. This being ...
    • Reflection for Monday, January 18, 2016: 2nd Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Orbik, Kelly (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-01-18)
      Today is Rev. / Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the United States. A day to celebrate the life of Dr. King, an American civil rights leader who was assassinated, to reflect back and see how far we have come, but sadly ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, March 23, 2013: 5th week in Lent. 

      Orbik, Kelly Tadeo (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-03-23)
      On this day in 1980 Archbishop Oscar Romero gave his last and most famous speech appealing to the Salvadoran army. He begged them to stop killing civilian Salvadoran men, women and children. The next day he was assassinated ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, August 27, 2013: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Orbik, Kelly Tadeo (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-08-27)
      In Omaha, we are starting to see our fall harvests: the abundant fruits of our gentle preparation and tinkering this spring and summer. Time spent in March to prepare the soil, time spent in May to gently tie and guide the ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, May 14, 2013: St. Matthias, Apostle. 

      Orbik, Kelly Tadeo (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-05-14)
      I have the privilege of working with college students to struggle with and to define what agape looks like in our time. In contemplating the invitation in today's readings, I feel a personal call, an invitation to a deeper ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, August 29, 2012: 21st week in Ordinary Time. 

      Orbik, Kelly Tadeo (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012-08-29)
      More honestly, I fear those who act without God, without consulting God. In this Gospel passage, Herod acted in spite of his affection for John the Baptist, in spite of his deep distress. He orders an execution to maintain ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 13, 2016: 15th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Tadeo-Orbik, Kelly (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-07-13)
      Today's short Gospel reading, MT 11:25-27 , contains two central themes for Christians: relationship and humility.|"I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth,|for although you have hidden these things|from the ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, July 24, 2013: 16th week in Ordinary Time. 

      Orbik, Kelly Tadeo (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013-07-24)
      The first reading from Exodus is a story of God meeting us in our human moments of weakness, distrust and despair. God responded to the demands of Moses and his followers with a sign of abundance and generosity. The miracle ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, June 1, 2016: 9th Week in Ordinary Time. 

      Orbik, Kelly (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-06-01)
      Coming to this week, with the memories of Lent, Easter, and Pentecost still vivid, I am as Paul begins in his letter today, grateful to God.|Pentecost is truly one of my favorite celebrations of the year. The images of the ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, March 12, 2014: 1st week in Lent. 

      Orbik, Kelly Tadeo (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014-03-12)
      |Jonah is described as a disobedient prophet. When first called to share the word of God, he literally ran the other way, only to be physically brought back by God to the place he began. The first reading picks up with ...