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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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RE-LIVING THE POWER OF THE PASSION HOMILY FOR THE PALM SUNDAY (YEAR B) Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

  As a child, one of the scariest places I dreaded to go with my parents when I become ill was the hospital. The phobia was not because of the smell of different kinds of medications nor the morgue which…

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THE SEARCH FOR JESUS IN OUR HEARTS HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

One problem with most Christians is the senseless search for God in different churches, prayer houses and among self-made “men and women” of God. These “wonder-workers” end up draining them financially and giving them false hope for riches and wealth;…

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OUR SIN-FULLNESS AND GOD’S MERCY-FULL LOVE HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

In a particular diocese, the bishop gets a report about a visionary who was attracting a lot of attention following her claim of receiving messages directly from our Lord Jesus Christ. After receiving a number seemingly credible and incredible reports,…

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“TAKE THESE THINGS OUT OF HERE!” REMOVING OUR MARKETPLACE MENTALITY FROM THE HOUSE OF GOD. HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

As a child, I once listened to a priest tell a story about what happened to one woman in an open market. It was on a First Saturday of the month when Catholic Mothers in Nigeria usually attend a special…

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GOD’S TEST AND YOUR TESTIMONY HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR B). Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D

  Some time ago, a friend called to tell me about a confusing situation that required him to make a quick decision. A medical diagnosis of his only son indicated a malignant meningioma which is a delicate brain tumor and…

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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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