Fr Bonnie's Reflections

Category: EVERGREEN REFLECTIONS


GOD’S SEED AND OUR SOILS! HOMILY FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

As a kid, I mistakenly swallowed the seed of a lovely and fleshy African fruit called udara. But that was not the problem. One of my older brothers who shared the fruit with me gave me the scare of my…

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BEYOND THE SIN: THE COURAGE TO REPENT AND THE CHALLENGE TO FORGIVE HOMILY FOR THE ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

On the 2nd of October 2006, something very memorable happened in an Amish community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania USA. Charles C. Roberts, a milk-truck driver, drove into the Amish settlement and broke into a schoolhouse armed with three guns and…

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PASSIONATE FOR THE PASSION HOMILY FOR THE PALM SUNDAY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

General flogging was one of those dreaded “facilities” we received during our minor seminary days. It was usually given when it is assumed that a group, class or cloister of seminarians had defaulted without exception. The initial challenge that usually…

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RADICAL LOVE +PLUS+ RADICAL FORGIVENESS HOMILY FOR THE 7TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR (A). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

  On the 13th day of May 1981 something remarkably historic happened at St. Peter’s square Rome. There was the usual large crowd made up of pilgrims and visitors to Rome coming to see and cheer the Pope as he…

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THE GOOD IN THE FRIDAY: HOMILY FOR THE GOOD FRIDAY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

I found this story very interesting. One day St. Peter was standing at a balcony and from a distance, he saw Judas Iscariot coming with a wooden box. When Judas came closer Peter asked him where he was going with…

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