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Monthly Archives: December 2015


THE REAL NEW YEAR: A REFLECTION FOR THE NEW YEAR REV. FR. BONIFACE NKEM ANUSIEM PhD

If a question is asked thus: “What is the New Year?” Most people would jump at the answer that says that the New Year has to do with the commencement of the calendar year beginning from 1st of January every…

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“HALLOWETH BE YOUR FAMILY”: A REFLECTION ON THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY. Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

An old man in his late eighties was brought by his only son to stay with him and his family after the death of his wife. Being old and frail he didn’t have the best table manners as he would…

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WHERE IS THE CHRIST IN YOUR CHRISTMAS? * A CHRISTMAS REFLECTION * Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Once upon a time, a family celebrated the dedication of their second child and their first baby boy. It turned out to be a very huge ceremony with so many friends coming to their house after the church service. There…

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THE GOSPEL OF FINISHING TOUCHES. HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF ADVENT YEAR (C). Rev. Fr Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD.

A young lady was about to wed and her best friend offered to bake a lovely cake for her wedding. The young lady was excited and thankful to her friend and looked forward to having a beautifully made and decorated…

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REJOICE AND ACTIVELY WAIT: HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF ADVENT. Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

  My maternal grandmother was phenomenal with stories that always ended with a moral lesson. She told me some interesting stories about her childhood. One of them I could recall vividly was about how they (that is in the company…

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SPIRITUAL ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION: HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF ADVENT YEAR (c). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD.

  There are two significant challenges we can face while travelling by road. One is not knowing the right road that should lead us to our destination and the other is being confronted by a bad roadway. In fact, roadways…

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