Fr Bonnie's Reflections

Category: EVERGREEN REFLECTIONS


DISCOVERING THE DIVINE PURPOSE AND WILL. HOMILY FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD.

You are not an accident; your life is not just an event without a plan or direction. Your current situation is not the definition of who you are. If you look around, you could see the clouds (blue and white…

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POPULARITY DOES NOT MAKE THE REAL PROPHET. HOMILY FOR THE 14TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Once upon a time, an entertainment company, while organizing a Christmas holiday program signs a contract with a very popular musician to feature in the three-day event. When people learned that the popular musician would be live, tickets sold out….

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THERE IS SOMETHING IN A NAME! REFLECTION FOR THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF JOHN THE BAPTIST Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Growing up, we had a dog called Pony. She was very daring and fertile and soon became a matriarch. I was very fond of her, and she would always move around with me. In my curiosity, as a child, I…

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ADOPTING THE MUSTARD SEED MENTALITY. HOMILY FOR THE 11TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Once upon a time, a farmer gets to know about the Chinese bamboo tree that grows up to 70-80 feet, and he decides to buy some of the seeds and plant in his farm in their small village. He had…

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BETWEEN ADAM AND JESUS CHRIST: WHO IS OUT OF HIS SENSES? HOMILY FOR THE 10TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

We consider someone to be out of his or her senses when the individual behaves in a way that falls short of what the society expects. For instance, when someone decides to walk the streets naked or pick up things…

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THE EUCHARISTIC MEAL: A PRIVILEGE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TOTALITY OF JESUS CHRIST. REFLECTION FOR THE FEAST OF THE BODY AND BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

 Imagine getting everything you ever needed in a particular food. I mean everything! All the organic compounds, minerals, vitamins, haemoglobin; name them. Nutritionists are still undecided with regards to the food that contains all nourishment the human body needs. Some…

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“THREE-IN-ONE”: A CONCISE TEACHING ON THE HOLY TRINITY (UPDATED) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

The doctrine of the Holy Trinity is key to the Christian faith as well as the language all Christians speak and understand; it is the spiritual meeting point for all Christians. The message of the Holy Trinity tells us that…

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LIVING BY THE POWERFUL INFLUENCE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT. REFLECTION FOR THE FEAST OF PENTECOST Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD.

Influence as the ability to have an impact on the character of someone is very significant in life. In fact, all the things we do or fail to do come from influences from various things inside and outside of us….

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THE TRANSFORMING LESSONS FROM THE PRAYER OF THE HIGH PRIEST HOMILY FOR THE 7TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Once upon a time, two close friends, Larry and Leo decided to embark on an adventure by ship to a particularly beautiful tourist Island. They set out happily and with so much excitement. However, before they could reach the Island,…

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OBEDIENCE IS THE TRUE TEST OF LOVE. HOMILY FOR THE 6TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

  The connection most mothers have with their sons especially the first sons is an undeniable fact that often defies exact explanation. Sigmund Freud in his psychoanalytic theory calls it the Oedipus complex which refers to the unrestrained attachment between…

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