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Monthly Archives: May 2015


THREE IS ONE AND ONE IS THREE? REFLECTING ON THE MYSTERY OF THE HOLY TRI(U)NITY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

When I was a little child, I could recall asking my dad a question he could not answer. My question was “who is the father of God?” In my petite reflection, everyone should have a father just like me and…

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WHO IS THE HOLY SPIRIT?: HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE PENTECOST Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

There is a basic misunderstanding among many Christians concerning the person, power and activities of the Holy Spirit. This situation is more worrisome as many people now claim exclusive ownership of the Holy Spirit Some people tend to use the…

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THE GOSPEL OF ONENESS HOMILY FOR THE 7TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

  “Why do people quarrel?” There could be many answers to this question but one common denominator is that most people quarrel because they disagree and people disagree based on some differences like in opinion or choices and people have…

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THE POWER AND NECESSITY OF THE ASCENSION A REFLECTION FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Watching an aircraft take-off and cruise into the skies can be indeed very fascinating. As kids, older persons told us tales that those aircrafts actually enter into heaven and emerge again with all the passengers and their belongings. Imagine your…

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THE LOVE DEFINITION HOMILY FOR THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

“Who can give me a definition of love?” I saw many hands raised. Someone in the congregation was actually very eager to give an answer, a young man and I allowed him to be the first to fire. “Father!” He…

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“ABIDE IN ME… FOR APART FROM ME YOU CAN DO NOTHING” HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Observing people could be a very interesting thing to do at one’s leisure. I was once at a departure hall waiting for a flight and I observed a child crying and struggling uncontrollably in the hands of a lady. The…

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