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THE REAL END OF EVERYTHING! HOMILY FOR THE 33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Originally posted on Fr Bonnie's Reflections:
There is an interesting story by Ernest Hemingway with the title “The End of Something.” It tells the story of a very busy lumber town called Horton’s Bay. The town is always agog…

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“WHY DO WE PRAY FOR THE DEAD?” HOMILY FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF ALL SOULS Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Originally posted on Fr Bonnie's Reflections:
During our minor seminary days, late coming to any activity was (and is still) a great offence. Once the prayer commences in the chapel, for instance, those outside are considered late and would…

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HEAVEN: OUR REAL HOME! HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Originally posted on Fr Bonnie's Reflections:
Is there really heaven; the perfect place of eternal happiness? What is life like in heaven from dawn to dusk? How large is the place and how many (many) mansions are really there…

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DEALING WITH THE PHARISAIC SYNDROME IN US HOMILY FOR THE 30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Watch out for these Pharisaic Syndrome

Are you always talking about the faults of others?
Are you always judging others?
Are you always talking about self-accomplishment and looking for people’s validation and praise?
Are you always comparing yourself to others to put them down?
Are you always blaming others?
Are you always criticizing others?
Are you always blameless and never acknowledge, accept, nor apologize for mistakes?

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IF YOU HAVE FAITH USE IT! HOMILY FOR THE 27TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

There are moments in our lives when we have so many questions about things, but we get little or no corresponding answers. There are moments when it seems that all our efforts to get to a precise balance switch over…

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THE GOSPEL OF LOST AND FOUND HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Have you ever lost anything that is very precious to you; just anything? There are some legendary stories about lost items that were found after so many years. A Georgian resident, Burton Maugans lost his wallet while water-skiing and the…

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

Originally posted on Fr Bonnie's Reflections:
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…

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THE HOLY FEET, THE HOLY TABLE AND THE HOLY PRIESTHOOD: A HOLY THURSDAY REFLECTION. Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem PhD

Originally posted on Fr Bonnie's Reflections:
Whilst having a discussion with some people, someone in the group mentioned that a certain event would commence on “Holy Monday” and end on “Holy Wednesday”. The other people in the group looked…

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ARE YOU A BARREN TREE? PRODUCING THE LENTEN FRUITS HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR C) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

There is a story about a boy who loves to play with his friend next door under a tree at the back of their house. One day his dad informs him that he would cut down the tree because for…

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