Fr Bonnie's Reflections

Monthly Archives: January 2022


THE UNTAPPED POWER OF UNITY Reflection for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-200) was the first African American to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1950. Among her numerous writings, she made this instructive comment on the concept of unity, “we are each other’s harvest; we are each other’s…

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THE MIRACLE OF OBEDIENCE AT CANA IN GALILEE? Reflection for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Weddings are not easy to plan, which explains why wedding planning is a huge business around the world. The purpose is to help the couple focus on a few things while the planner would then do most of the essentials,…

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BEYOND THE JORDAN EVENT Reflection for the Baptism of the Lord    Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.                           

The religious ritual of baptism which John popularized has no clear mention in the Old Testament. However, St. Peter helps us understand that Noah’s event was suggestive of baptism, where eight people were saved through water. He further says: “And…

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BEYOND THE JORDAN EVENT Reflection for the Baptism of the Lord       Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.                            

We should be as curious as John as to why Jesus, the sinless one (Hebrew 4:15), came to John to receive the baptism of repentance. The following are some of the significant reasons:

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