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Monthly Archives: May 2014


PRAYER AND PRAYING: A REFLECTION FOR THE 7TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR A) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

It is very interesting to know that prayer has been subjected to numerous scientific test and analysis in the recent past. This was actually triggered by debates centring on the efficacy of prayer in clinical recovery. Duke University researchers assessed…

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PEDAGOGY OF THE ASCENSION: HOMILY FOR ASCENSION THURSDAY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Criss Angel is one of the most mind freaking magicians and trick masters in the world. He had done a lot of magical displays that kept people awestricken. He had walked through a locked glass window, he had walked on…

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OBTAINING THE KEYS TO THE UPPER ROOM: HOMILY FOR THE 6TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR A) REV. FR. BONIFACE NKEM ANUSIEM PhD

            Entrances are normally secured with locks. And to enter into a place, two things are involved: you either have it unlocked from outside or someone unlocks it from the inside. Anything outside of these amounts to burglary. There…

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CHOSEN FOR THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE: HOMILY FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR A) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

  Football (soccer) was one of the sporting activities that I enjoyed so much while growing up. Then we had a formula for the selection of those who would play in a given friendly encounter. At first, two persons will…

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THE SHEPHERD AND THE DOOR HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (A.K.A GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Have you taken time to watch a herd of sheep moving along a path? I remember doing that a very long time ago and I have the following findings. They are not only harmless, they are also very teachable and…

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BEYOND THE JOURNEY TO EMMAUS HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF EASTER Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

  One of the most interesting things about travelling or undertaking a journey is the high possibility of exposure, learning and discovery. Among the Igbos of south-eastern Nigeria, there is a proverb that says that “a traveller is far more…

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