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    • Reflection for Monday, November 29, 2021: 1st Week of Advent. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |I love Advent.  I think it's my favorite church season. I love lighting the purple and pink candles, and I love the advent calendars.  And I love the preparations for Christmas.  In Isaiah we hear about how great it will ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 30, 2021: Saint Andrew, Apostle. 

      Gabuzda, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |Faith Comes from What is Heard|The words of St. Paul for this Feast of St. Andrew focus our attention on the  simple truth that, whether for apostles in the first century of the Church's life, or today, "faith comes from ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 24, 2021: 34th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Kalkowski, Julie (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |Can you imagine being at the most fabulous party in your life? The food is incredible; the most powerful people in the kingdom are there and then you watch in amazement as a hand writes something on the wall? That King ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 23, 2021: 34th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |In the lifetime of those kings|the God of heaven will set up a kingdom|that shall never be destroyed or delivered up to another people. Daniel 2|"See that you not be deceived, for many will come in my name, saying,|'I am ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 26, 2021: 34th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |Yesterday in the United States of America, we celebrated Thanksgiving Day. The Readings for that liturgy replaced the Readings for that Thursday in Ordinary Time. They are horrific! Luke 21, verses 21 to 28 are frightening, ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 25, 2021: 34th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |The ordinary readings for today focus on a theme that does not come up often during the Liturgical Year. An exception is the first two weeks of Advent that features this concept prominently. And now Advent is just around ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 25, 2021: 34th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Shanahan, Tom, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |The ordinary readings for today focus on a theme that does not come up often during the Liturgical Year. An exception is the first two weeks of Advent that features this concept prominently. And now Advent is just around ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 27, 2021: 34th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      Deliverance|"Be vigilant at all times and pray that you may have the strength …  to stand before the Son of Man."  (Luke: 21:36)|Daniel asked for help.  What did the dream mean?  Who were the four beasts?  Why did the last ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 27, 2021: 34th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Schuler, Jeanne (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      Deliverance|"Be vigilant at all times and pray that you may have the strength …  to stand before the Son of Man."  (Luke: 21:36)|Daniel asked for help.  What did the dream mean?  Who were the four beasts?  Why did the last ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, November 28, 2021: 1st Week of Advent. 

      Burke-Sullivan, Eileen (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |When my husband, Michael and I first moved back to Omaha we bought a home in an old section of the city with lots of trees.  One of the things we most loved about the house were the elegant oaks and maples that provided ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 29, 2021: 1st Week of Advent. 

      Whitney, Tamora (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |I love Advent.  I think it's my favorite church season. I love lighting the purple and pink candles, and I love the advent calendars.  And I love the preparations for Christmas.  In Isaiah we hear about how great it will ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 30, 2021: Saint Andrew, Apostle. 

      Gabuzda, Rev. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |Faith Comes from What is Heard|The words of St. Paul for this Feast of St. Andrew focus our attention on the  simple truth that, whether for apostles in the first century of the Church's life, or today, "faith comes from ...
    • Reflection for Wednesday, November 17, 2021: 33rd Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Butterfield, George (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |Today we celebrate the short life of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI praised her as a "model for those in authority." She only lived to be 24 but what an amazing impact she had on her world. Elizabeth ...
    • Reflection for Sunday, November 21, 2021: Our Lord Jesus Christ The King, Solemnity. 

      Scholer, Steve (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |For this I was born and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.|"I was born … to testify to the truth!" Talk about a powerful personal mission ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 22, 2021: 34th Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Brock, Mary (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |Later this week, here in the United States, Thanksgiving will be celebrated.  Family and friends will be gathering for meals and fellowship, in person or virtually.  In secular culture, Thanksgiving holiday is linked with ...
    • Reflection for Thursday, November 18, 2021: 33rd Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Zuegner, Carol (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |Sometimes things are just hard. Praying. Worshiping. Doing the right thing.|In the first reading, Mattathais won't bend to the wishes of the king and the officers of the king, who want he and the other Jewish people to ...
    • Reflection for Saturday, November 20, 2021: 33rd Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Rodriguez, Luis, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |The Sadducees were one of the two most important groups in Israel at the time of Jesus, the other group being the Pharisees. Both exhibited a tunnel vision in their faith understanding. The Pharisees' tunnel vision was ...
    • Reflection for Friday, November 19, 2021: 33rd Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Dilly, Barbara (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |Like the Israelites of the Old Testament, we often celebrate the defeats of our enemies and the rededication of our cultural "altars" to our beliefs and purposes. We celebrate our power and strength in places we deem holy ...
    • Reflection for Tuesday, November 16, 2021: 33rd Week of Ordinary Time. 

      Maynard, Angela (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |In today's gospel we hear the story of Zacchaeus.  Zacchaeus was a chief tax collector.  Typically tax collectors were often disliked by their fellow Jews because they were thought to be dishonest.  Zacchaeus was likely ...
    • Reflection for Monday, November 15, 2021: 33rd Week of Ordinary Time. 

      McMahon, Cindy (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2021)
      |Today's Gospel reading is one that is very familiar to us. As I read and reread it, prayed about it and did some research, several thoughts came to me on what takeaway blessings it might impart to us today.|No. 1. Pay ...