Fr Bonnie's Reflections

Category: EVERGREEN REFLECTIONS


LENT AND THE DRIVE TO REPENT AND BELIEVE IN THE GOSPEL HOMILY FOR THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR B). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

  February 14, 2018, would remain a sad memory for the students, teachers, and parents of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Parkland, Florida. An active shooting event by a former student, Nikolaus Cruz claims the lives of 17 students and…

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WHEN YOU GIVE ALMS… WHEN YOU PRAY… AND WHEN YOU FAST! EXPLORING THE DON’TS AND DOS OF THE LENTEN PILLARS. Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

  The earth as we know it runs on seasons. At this point, some people are experiencing freezing weather in some parts of the earth while others are complaining of excruciating hot weather condition. While some people are covering their…

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WHEN YOU GIVE ALMS… WHEN YOU PRAY… AND WHEN YOU FAST! EXPLORING THE DON’TS AND DOS OF THE LENTEN PILLARS Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

  The earth as we know it runs on seasons. At this point, some people are experiencing freezing weather in some parts of the earth while others are complaining of excruciating hot weather condition. While some people are covering their…

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AVAILABILITY IS THE KEY! HOMILY FOR THE SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

“Have you ever traveled a long distance to buy something that is of great importance to you only to hear that it is no longer available?” Have you ever been to an office hoping to meet someone who could help…

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THE VOICE OF AUTHORITY VERSUS OTHER VOICES. HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

An armed robber stops a vehicle on the freeway, shows his gun to the passengers and begins to search them one after another. After dispossessing them of all their valuables, he enters his car and zooms off. A few minutes…

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THE NINEVEH EXPERIENCE AND THE URGENCY OF OUR REPENTANCE. HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Once upon a time during my early boyhood, with all the adventures that accompanied it, I broke my dad’s favorite drinking glass cup. It was not an accident; it was my carelessness because my mum warned me twice while I…

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WE ARE THE NEW “SAMUEL”; GOD IS CALLING US! HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

During my formation to the priesthood, I had one of my six weeks pastoral experiences with an elderly priest who has a hilarious way of calling people around him for assistance. He would clear his throat and ask: “onye nonso?”,…

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EPIPHANY: THE JOURNEY TO DIVINE MANIFESTATION. HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF EPIPHANY. Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

God is always manifesting Himself to us in various ways. Abraham encountered God through the divine invitation that took him away from his father’s house to an unknown destination (Gen.12:1). Moses met God at the burning bush, and he also…

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THE NEW YEAR, NEW ATTITUDE, NEW ALTITUDE, NEW YOU! A REFLECTION FOR THE NEW YEAR Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

This may not be your first New Year, and it will not (deo volente) be your last! Every New Year comes with great expectations, and we make positive utterances as we enter the New Year and anticipate wonderful things to…

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BUILD A BRIDGE, LOVE YOUR FAMILY, SAVE YOUR FAMILY! HOMILY FOR THE FEAST THE HOLY FAMILY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Once upon a time, a carpenter approached a house early one morning and asked the owner if he could be of help for any repair in the house. The owner of the house thought for a while and says to…

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