Fr Bonnie's Reflections

Category: EVERGREEN REFLECTIONS


“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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“WITHOUT ME YOU CAN DO NOTHING”: LEARNING HOW TO DEPEND ON GOD HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Once upon a time, a man riding an old car ran into the exotic car of another man who happens to be wealthy and affluent. The poor man stopped and fell to the ground to beg the rich man who…

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SEEKING THE GOOD SHEPHERD MENTALITY REFLECTION FOR THE GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY (FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B) REV. FR. BONIFACE NKEM ANUSIEM PhD

On Friday, March 23, 2018, LT. Col. Arnaud Beltrame, a French Military Police officer, traded places with a hostage during a police standoff with a gunman at a supermarket in Paris. The following day, March 24, the eve of the…

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THE RESURRECTION OF PEACE THROUGH REPENTANCE HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD.

Once upon a time, a certain king makes an open request challenging all the artists in his kingdom to compete for a prize on a painting that would correctly represent peace. Many people enrolled, and there were many pictures. The…

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“THE DOOR OF MERCY IS STILL OPEN” A REFLECTION FOR THE DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY (2ND SUNDAY OF EASTER) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

“Goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life.” (Psalm 23:6) From December 8, 2015, to November 20, 2016, the Holy Roman Catholic Church observed the Year of Mercy which featured special prayers and gatherings in various places…

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THE EXPLICATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS OF THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST REFLECTION FOR EASTER SUNDAY (YEAR B) Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

He is Lord, He is Lord! He is risen from the dead and he is Lord! Every knee shall bow, every tongue confess That Jesus Christ is Lord. He is King, he is King! He will draw all nations to…

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THE MEANING AND MESSAGE OF GOOD FRIDAY : A REFLECTION FOR THE GOOD FRIDAY. Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

What is “good” about this Friday? Could it be the joy of those who accused him wrongly, the pain of the scourging and crowning with thorns or the authority of Pilate who condemned him and ordered his crucifixion on the…

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