Month: January 2019
UNIFIED DIVERSITY AND OBEDIENCE TO THE LAW. HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD.
The story of the building of the tower of Babel in the Book of Genesis (11:1-9) is a negative narrative with some positive lessons. The story starts by indicating that the whole world had one language and the same word. At some point, the inhabitants of the world came together and agreed among themselves to […]
WHEN YOUR WINE RUNS OUT! HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.
Every wedding ceremony has its peculiar story. There are beautiful ones, and there are humiliating ones like where a bride refused to accept a kiss from the bridegroom. Some are weird, like the viral nudist wedding where the couple and the train appeared unclad at the location. There are others that are just normal without […]
THE SAVING POWER OF BAPTISM! HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.
During the baptism of an infant in the Church some time ago, I asked those in attendance if they could remember their social security numbers and they all said yes! I went further to ask if they could recall their birthdays and wedding anniversaries dates and they were all positive. However, when I asked about […]
THE DILIGENT SEARCH FOR THE LORD HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF EPIPHANY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.
Those who are born in the age of GPS navigation and google map may not appreciate what it means to search for someone in an unfamiliar location. When there were no telephones and instant messaging systems, people travel long distances to search for family, friends, relations, and other potential acquaintances believing that they would be […]