Fr Bonnie's Reflections

Category: EVERGREEN REFLECTIONS


NEVER GIVE UP! PRAY PERSISTENTLY AND PATIENTLY WAIT HOMILY FOR THE 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Have you ever experienced failure while expecting success? Have you ever prayed and failed to get the response you anticipated? If you have experienced any of these in the past what was your next line of action? Give up? Run…

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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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KEEPING UP WITH THE ASCENSION POWER HOMILY FOR THE ASCENSION THURSDAY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Going up or ascending could be fun for instance flying in an aeroplane for those who do not have an issue with height. “To ascend” means to rise or move to a higher point, degree or rank. To make a transition…

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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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DIVERSIFIED UNITY: HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF HOLY TRINITY Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

The reflection on the doctrine of the Holy Trinity is usually a very exceptional one for every Catholic Priest because it involves an attempt at elucidating (with limited insight) the depth of God; if you like attempting to uncover the…

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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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