Seasonal Reflections

The Office for Spirituality will host here reflections by members of the University community.  We will provide daily reflections during the Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter seasons.  Many members of our community have commented how valuable they find it to receive these reflections in their mailboxes.

Michael Naughton
Going Home by Another Way
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Jacob Cunningham
We are called to be the strong and open gates the world needs.
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Olivia Steeves
At the place where God was homeless, we can all find our home
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Joseph Nguyen
We are called to experienced and testify to Jesus Christ
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W. Matthews Grant
Behold the Liberator! Behold the Savior!
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Ana Theisen
See Yourself as God Sees You
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Nick Prill
Prayer is nothing more than letting God look upon us with love and doing our best to return His gaze.
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Josh Hengemuhlest
A reflection on how we can act the bring about the sanctification of our own families.
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Gerald Schlabach
God Doesn't Need the Glitz
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Jessica Zittlow
“…love can begin at once where knowledge ends…” – St. Thomas Aquinas
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Dr. Mark McInroy
The Joyful but Disruptive Message of the Incarnation
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Fr. Patrick Tobin
Sometimes, Proclaim Where Jesus Is Not
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Stephanie Spandl
Feast of St. Stephen, The First Martyr
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Dr. Julie Sullivan
Today a great light shines upon the earth.
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Dr. Erika Kidd
Should You Build Me a House to Dwell In?
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David Foote
Preparing the Way for the Lord
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Emily Dalsky
The Almighty has Done Great Things
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Rev. Medhat Yoakiem
God is With Us in the Midst of Suffering
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Valentino Piran
Waiting
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Fr. James Peter
Rooted in Christ
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Danielle Hermanny
Joseph is Today's Model
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Fr. Larry Snyder
Become a Sign of Christ
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Mary Lemmons
It is Not Permissible for Anyone to Remain Idle
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Joel Nichols
Be Attentive!
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Bob Shoemake
God Among the Worms of History
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John McFadden
Prepare Your Manger
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Marta Pereira
“Am I not here, your mother?”
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Susan Stabile
Despite our sins, God invites us to participate in His divine plan.
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Kenneth Snyder
Anticipating the Day of God with John the Baptist
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Mariah Kubic
He doesn’t call the qualified, but God qualifies the called.
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Christina Crow
Mary gives hope in the face of despair.
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Fr. John Kelly
God is Not Nervous
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Daniel Furey
Advent reminds us that we need His sacraments.
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Sarah Farnes
Prepare for Christmas, but hang on to it in your heart once it finally arrives.
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Steve Maurer
"I rejoice because they said to me,'We will go up to the house of the Lord.'"
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Fr. Larry Blake
Advent, a time to be awake.
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