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Monthly Archives: April 2014


DIVINE MERCY: GOD’S SUFFICIENCY IN OUR DEFICIENCY               HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF EASTER                              Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

    It was very early in the morning at the concentration camp in Auschwitz at the end of July, 1941. The alarm had sounded in a very aggressive manner, heralding the escape of some prisoners. It was the tradition…

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…AND THE STORM STOPPED: ALLELUIA! HE IS RISEN HOMILY FOR THE EASTER SUNDAY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

  I was in a tunnel And couldn’t see the light And whenever I’d look up I couldn’t see the sky Sometimes when I’m standin’ It seems like I done walked for miles And my heart could be cryin’ Dead…

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THE LIGHT AND THE EMPTY TOMB REFLECTION FOR THE EASTER VIGIL Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Light is not only important to life generally, it is most expedient for a lot of reasons. If we read in between lines we will discover that Light preceded God’s creative work (Gen.1:3). In fact light needs to be present…

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SUFFERING, CRUCIFIXION AND DEATH: ALL FOR YOU! REFLECTION FOR THE GOOD FRIDAY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

                         The Stations of the Cross on Good Friday is normally elaborated to capture the spirit, mood and moment of the Passion our Lord Jesus Christ as his executioners led him to Golgotha where…

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THE FEET, THE TABLE AND THE PRIEST: HOMILY FOR THE HOLY THURSDAY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

  Holy Thursday, Maundy Thursday! These are designations for this day which marks the beginning of the traditional Easter Triduum which implies a period of three days of committed prayers and preparation for the Easter. Significantly this day is called…

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PASSIONATE FOR THE PASSION HOMILY FOR THE PALM SUNDAY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

  General flogging was one of those dreaded “facilities” we received during our minor seminary days. It was usually given when it is assumed that a group, class or cloister of seminarians had defaulted without exception. The initial challenge that…

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RAISING THE “LAZARUS” IN US. HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR A) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

The burial of Ezenwanyi was a very spectacular one. Being a famous woman of great wealth and fame, many people attended her burial from various places. It was however not a Christian burial as she did not accept conversion to…

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