Tag Archives: Reflection


Words of Wisdom: Dr. Roger Bergman

I often tell my Creighton friends that if I had time to take extra majors beyond my double-major in journalism and theology, I would probably tack on a psychology major, along with justice and society, English, and social work. I’m kind of a dork. The beauty of my theology major is that it gave me [...]

Dr. Roger Bergman of the Justice and Peace Studies Department.



Ian Fallon

Our Call to the Cross

A Reflection on the Salvadoran Civil War On November 16, 1989, in the midst of El Salvador’s brutal civil war, six Jesuits, their housekeeper and her daughter were assassinated by a Salvadoran death squad at the University of Central America (UCA) in San Salvador, El Salvador. The Jesuits had been identified with the rebels in [...]



Haley Warren

Forgiveness

“If we believe terrorists are past redemption, we should just rip up like 1/2 the New Testament because it was written by one.” –Shane Claiborne A few weeks ago, I heard a talk by Shane Claiborne. For those of you who don’t know, Shane is a peace activist who advocates for non-violence on a personal [...]


Remembering Today

An excerpt from John O’Donohue’s poem “For the Traveler” “When you travel, you find yourself Alone in a different way, More attentive now To the self you bring along, Your more subtle eye watching You abroad; and how what meets you Touches that part of the heart That lies low at home.” Sometimes it feels [...]

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The Power of Loving Words

When you ask most individuals who have been to Chicago to describe their experience, many will tell you about the striking big city with Broadway productions, delicious restaurants, and fabulous shopping. However, this extravagant side of Chicago represents a very small portion of the city. For my Spring Break Service & Justice Trip, I spent [...]



The Sustainability Group

Reshaping the Future through Sustainable Action

The sustainability Fall Break Service and Justice trip was a great experience for me. As I walked towards our site, I looked around at my peers. They were exhausted carrying their belongings and groceries. I thought to myself, Okay, no big deal. We are on 24th street, and we need to get up to 38th [...]