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Monthly Archives: August 2015


THE SAVING POWER OF THE LAW: HOMILY FOR THE 22ND SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (B). -Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD.

One word that scare most people is “LAW”. The reason for the fear of the law is that it often punishes defaulters. But that is just one side of the coin. Often we fail to understand or acknowledge the fact…

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THE CHOICE IS YOURS TO MAKE: HOMILY FOR THE 21ST SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (B) BY REV. FR. BONIFACE NKEM ANUSIEM PhD

As a child I preferred football to other sporting activities and we did a lot of football playing. There was a ritual that preceded the game back in the day. Two Captains would normally emerge and would choose sides and…

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THE FOOD THAT MAKES ABSOLUTE SENSE: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR (B) REV. FR. BONNIE NKEM ANUSIEM PhD

During our junior seminary days parents and relations were allowed to visit us once in a month (that is the last Sunday of every month). Visiting days were actually very important to us then, primarily because parents and relations who…

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THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY ASSUMED INTO HEAVEN: REFLECTION FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE ASSUMPTION Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Today we are celebrating of the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Assumption is at the same time a dogma of faith proclaimed by Pope Pius XII in the Apostolic Constitution “Munificentisimus Deus of November 1,…

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THE BEST BREAD THERE IS: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Bread is one of the most common commodities in the world. It is thus relished and consumed in all the continents of the world. The Russians have their black (sweet) bread, in Italy they have the dry bread at every…

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“PUTTING” GOD ON THE HOT SEAT: Homily for the eighteenth Sunday in ordinary time year (B). Rev. Fr. Boniface Anusiem Ph.D

Most of us are conversant with the reality show “Who wants to be a Millionaire” which originated in Britain in 1998 and now adapted to more than 160 countries in the world. In the gameshow, a contestant (who wishes to…

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