Fr Bonnie's Reflections

Category: EVERGREEN REFLECTIONS


DO NOT GIVE UP: JESUS CHRIST IS THE VIATICUM FOR YOUR LIFE’S JOURNEY: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Life is not as fair and soothing as we often wish or plan. There are times when we face dissipating challenges that push us to the point of losing all the last traces of hope. Most people face tough moments…

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BEYOND OUR GRUMBLING AND SEARCHING FOR A SIGN: THE LORD STILL SUPPLIES ALL OUR NEEDS HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

On March 19, 1945, something very unusual happened in a town called Namba in Angola. The community was undergoing a severe famine after a whole year without rain. The wife of the director of a small SDA mission in the…

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GIVE, MULTIPLY, AND SHARE! HOMILY FOR THE 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

If you die today what would you be leaving behind? I don’t mean money or any other material possession; I mean for what would people remember you? Would someone somewhere say, this man or woman amazingly touched my life? Would…

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THE SEARCH FOR THE SELFLESS SHEPHERD. HOMILY FOR THE 16TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

There are two types of people in the world, the SELFISH and the SELFLESS. Selfish people cannot hide for a long time because everything would end up being about themselves, how they feel, what they want, how they see things,…

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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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