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Monthly Archives: November 2013


BEING AWAKE VS BEING AWARE HOMILY FOR THE 1ST SUNDAY OF ADVENT (YEAR A) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Visiting a prison one day, I had one-on-one encounter with one of the inmates who had a very pathetic story to share. Innocent (not the real name) told me that he had being in prison for four years running on…

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THE KING UNLIKE UNTO OTHERS HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE UNIVERSAL KING Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

    Historically kingship widely seen as originating from among the Ancient Near East communities. Apart from their political roles, the kings then had significant spiritual functions. They were even seen as refractions or manifestations of the divine beings; no…

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THE END OF TIME “PUZZLE” HOMILY FOR THE 33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR (C) REV. FR. BONIFACE NKEM ANUSIEM PhD.

  The end of every session, occasion or event is highly anticipated by those involved. Students look forward to the end of the academic year, trainees look forward to the end of their training session, sports men and women look…

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THE GOSPEL OF LIVING AFTER DYING HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR C Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

On the 20th of December 2010, a very lovely and awesomely blessed family landed in Murtala Muhammad International Airport Lagos, Nigeria from Texas, United States of America. It was their first trip to Nigeria as a family. The father of…

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THE GOSPEL OF LIVING AFTER DYING HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR C Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

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CLIMBING THE TREE OF SALVATION HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR (C). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

                                                                          On the 26th…

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SOULS DELAYED BUT NOT DENIED HOMILY FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF ALL SOULS Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Memories of my minor seminary days would often overwhelm me. During those days, late coming to any activity was (and is still) a great offence. Once the prayer commences in the chapel for instance, those outside were considered late and…

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