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Monthly Archives: August 2014


DIVINE DECEPTION VS SATAN’S OPPOSITION Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD. HOMILY FOR THE 22ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)

  Once upon a time, a wealthy man gave a severe order to his housekeeper not to allow anyone in his household to drive one of the cars in his garage which he considered as his favourite. The instruction was…

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BEYOND POWER; KNOWLEDGE BEGETS AUTHORITY: HOMILY FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)                                                 Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

    I found this story very interesting and instructive. A giant ship engine failed. The ship’s owners tried one expert after another, but none of them could figure out how to fix the engine. Then they brought in an…

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GOD’S BOUNDLESS JUSTICE AND MERCY: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A) REV. FR. BONIFACE NKEM ANUSIEM PhD

Once upon a time, a priest was invited to a family for dinner. After the well deserving meal and conviviality, the priest decided to pray and bless the family before leaving. After the general prayer, The priest was asked to…

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THE GOSPEL OF THE ASSUMPTION HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE ASSUMPTION Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

                                  The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of the outstanding Marian Solemnities (with Mary, Mother of God: January…

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STORMS DO NOT LAST: BUT FAITH ENDURES. HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

A story has it that a retired army General went on a boat sailing outing with his wife. At the middle of the river, a gale began to blow and the boat began to face furious turbulence. The wife of…

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GOD’S FREE LUNCH: Homily for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Anthony was among the few Nigerians who had the opportunity of obtaining a scholarship to study in the United States of America in the early 80s. It was his first time of leaving the shores of the country, his first…

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