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Praying Advent
Enjoy resources for preparing for Advent this year - beginning Nov. 29th - and entering into the season more deeply. Many of these resources can be shared with friends, on social media, in parishes. The daily prayers offer a simply way to stay reflective. Here's some of what we offer to prepare.

Preparing for Advent
Beginning Advent

Why is it so difficult to enter into Advent?
Am I Too Defended for Advent?
Preparing Children for Advent

The Two Parts of Advent
The Three Comings of Jesus
Experiencing Advent Deeply for Busy People
Holding Hands with God: Pondering Isaiah
Praying Advent as Parents
Advent While Caring for Our Parents
Advent Emails to send to friends

Pope Francis' Visit to Africa

See the Vatican site with the interary of the visit and links to
the talks and homilies as they become available.

Preparing for the Year of Mercy

Read the document in which Pope Francis explains the Jubilee of Mercy
in the year ahead, beginning December 8th.

U.S. Bishops issue a pastoral on pornography:
"Create a Clean Heart in Me: A Pastoral Response to Pornography."


We have asked Creighton faculty, staff and administrators to reflect upon the daily readings each day.
Click on the underlined name below for the daily reflections. Each page includes a reference to each reading, as well as a link to the text of the readings.
Please hit "RELOAD" or "REFRESH" for the latest version of this calendar.

In the Safari browser, the e-book icon on the left side of the address bar allows these reflections to be quite readable on an iPhone or iPad.

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Nov 15
Amy Hoover
Nov 16
Ed Morse
Nov 17
Susan Tinley
Nov 18
Catie Bacon
Nov 19
George Butterfield
Nov 20
Carol Zuegner
Nov 21
Colleen Chiacchere
Nov 22
Richard Hauser, S.J.
Nov 23
Barbara Dilly
Nov 24
Diane Jorgensen
Nov 25
Molly Mattingly
Nov 26
Joe Zaborowski
Nov 27
Tom Shanahan, S.J.
Nov 28
Kimberly Grassmeyer
Nov 29
Maureen McCann Waldron
Nov 30
Luis Rodriguez, S.J.
Dec 1
Nancy Shirley
Dec 2
Tom Quinn
Dec 3
Sam Pierre
Dec 4
Steve Scholer
Dec 5
Tom Lenz
Dec 6
Kevin Kersten, S.J.
Dec 7
Tom Purcell
Dec 8
Larry Gillick, S.J.
Dec 9
Chas Kestermeier, S.J.
Dec 10
Rev. Richard Gabuzda
Dec 11
Eileen Wirth
Dec 12
Susan Naatz
Dec 13
Carol Zuegner
Dec 14
Jay Carney
Dec 15
Catie Bacon
Dec 16
Tamora Whitney
Dec 17
Jeanne Schuler
Dec 18
Mary Lee Brock
Dec 19
Andy Alexander, S.J.
Dec 20
Joan Blandin Howard
Dec 21
Dennis Hamm, S.J.
Dec 22
Roland Coelho, S.J.
Dec 23
Dick Hauser, S.J.
Dec 24
Amy Hoover
Dec 25
Maureen McCann Waldron
Dec 26
George Butterfield

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Other Sites at Creighton University

University Ministry at Creighton

The Jesuit Community at Creighton

The Photography of Fr. Don Doll, S.J.

The Admissions Office at Creighton

The Christian Spirituality Program

Glimpses by Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J.

Catholic Comments site at Creighton

Creighton University's Home Page

Student Daily Reflection Archive

Creighton Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Jesuit/lay Martyrs of El Salvador

Other Spirituality, Prayer Sites

Texts of the Daily Readings from the
New American Bible

Lecturas del Día

The Catholic Calendar 

Saint of the Day

Sacred Space

Center for Liturgy Sunday Web Site

Ignatian Spirituality
A Loyola Press web site on prayer and discernment.

Many Other Useful Links

Other Jesuit Sites

Jesuit Resources - U.S. Jesuit site

Is God Calling You to Join the Jesuits?

SJ Web - World-wide Jesuit site

The Jesuit Post - A cooperative work of a number of younger Jesuits: this site is about Jesus, politics, and pop-culture, it’s about the Catholic Church, sports, and Socrates.  It’s about making the case for God (better: letting God make the case for Himself)

Restorative Justice Initiative:
Weekly Liturgy Guides with reflections from those incarcerated in Prison

Jesuit Interreligious Dialogue and Relations

America Magazine
America's Jesuit National Catholic Magazine

Review for Religious Archive
70 years of articles from a journal on religious life

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