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    • Reflection for Monday, December 26, 2005: Feast of St. Stephen, first martyr. 

      Hauser, Dick, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2005-12-26)
      It's always seemed strange to me that the day after Christmas the Church celebrates its first martyr, St. Stephen, a man stoned to death by an angry mob for faith in Jesus. Why not dwell longer on the child in the manger, ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 26, 2011: Feast of St. Stephen, first martyr. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2011-12-26)
      The story of St. Stephen in the first reading and the Gospel combine for a powerful and maybe uncomfortable message. Doing the right thing is hard. Sometimes it can be dangerous, and, as in the case of Stephen and other ...
    • Reflection for Monday, December 26, 2016: Feast of Saint Stephen, The First Martyr. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016-12-26)
      Today we celebrate the feast of Saint Stephen, the first martyr. He was one of the deacons in the church in Jerusalem. Luke records the story of Stephen's preaching which led to his death.|Jesus said that the time would ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, December 26, 1998: Feast of St. Stephen, first martyr. 

      Kestermeier, Chas, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 1998-12-26)
      Note: the original web page lists the first reading as Galatians 1:6-12|Jesus says that we will be called to give witness on his account, and the terms that he uses imply that this will be in outstanding circumstances --- ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, December 26, 2000: Feast of St. Stephen, first martyr. 

      Bucko, Ray, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000-12-26)
      I remember the very day when the American hostages who were held for months and months in Iran were released from their captivity in the American Embassy. I can't remember the date but I do remember I was in the kitchen ...