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Monthly Archives: February 2013


FROM DISFIGURATION TO TRANSFIGURATIONAL CHANGE OF POSITION: HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR C). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD.

A young boy was serving as a sales apprentice to a man and he was doing really well and his master was very happy with him and gave him more responsibilities. One weekend, the boy went on his usual errand,…

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TEMPTATION VS SIN: HOMILY FOR THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR C). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

A priest friend of mine was about to have his breakfast one Thursday morning before heading for lectures in the high school under his parish. But he suddenly changed his mind, just after saying the grace before meals, and proceeded…

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VALENTINE AND YOU : DO NOT CELEBRATE A “VALUELESS” VALENTINE. Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD.

February 14th remains a notably remarkable date in the world conventionally known as Valentine’s day, St. Valentine’s day or more colloquially Val’s day. On this day most people seek after who would be their “Val” or “lover”. There seem to…

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THE ASH AND THE REST OF US: HOMILY FOR ASH WEDNESDAY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD.

One incident will remain indelible in my mind; it serves here as a public confession of one of my childhood mischievous antics. On one Ash Wednesday many years ago, when I was still in primary school, my mother in her…

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OUR SINFUL PAST VS OUR SAINTLY FUTURE: HOMILY FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR (C). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD.

The lynching, burning and killing of four students of University of Port Harcourt on the 5th of October 2012 at Aluu community in Rivers State Nigeria raised so much dust in Nigeria and beyond. Many believed that the mob made…

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THE TRAGEDY OF REJECTED LOVE: HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR (C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Have you ever experienced rejection at any point in your life? I have and it could be very disheartening especially when you have genuine intentions, when you mean good, when your entire disposition is to help and never to hinder;…

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