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Monthly Archives: June 2016


LESSONS FROM THE APOSTOLIC TWINS: REFLECTION FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE APOSTLES PETER AND PAUL Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D

Most people love twins a lot; I do too, especially when they are identical. My first real encounter with twins began with my cousins: kelechi and Uche. They were highly identical as twins and it was rather a task trying…

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THE CALL TO DETACHED FOLLOWERSHIP HOMILY FOR THE 13TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D

There is one question that I have been asked several times (this could also be the experience of most of my brothers) and that is: “why did you choose to become a priest?” Oftentimes, the answer I give is that…

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THE GOSPEL OF TRUE IDENTITY: HOMILY FOR THE 12TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Some years ago, I saw an email alert on my phone and looking closely I discovered that it was an email from my late bishop (may God rest his soul). What actually struck me was the subject of the email…

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BEYOND THE SIN: THE COURAGE TO REPENT AND THE CHALLENGE TO FORGIVE HOMILY FOR THE ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

On the 2nd of October 2006, something very memorable happened in an Amish community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania USA. Charles C. Roberts, a milk-truck driver, drove into the Amish settlement and broke into a schoolhouse armed with three guns and…

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THE HOUR OF DIVINE VISITATION HOMILY FOR THE TENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

It was past midnight one fateful day. The entire landscape was enveloped in premonitory darkness after a power outage. One could hear some eerie sounds of some nocturnal insects and birds as they produced some ghostly rhythms that mystified the…

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