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FINDING THE HIDDEN PATH TO WISDOM

HOMILY FOR THE 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY (YEAR A)                                Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D. Who would love to have wisdom? I guess everyone would; me too. Many people talk about wisdom, but giving it a unified definition has…

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OVERCOMING THE ENEMY’S FAKE SEEDS

HOMILY FOR THE 16TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)                                             Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D. The word “fake” is not strange to a lot of people. We know about fake news which has become a lucrative business for…

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THE SOWER, SEED, AND SOIL ENCOUNTER

             Homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)                                              Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D. Most people love nature, do you? I do too. Among the things we admire in our natural environment are plants and trees….

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THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF GENEROSITY

HOMILY FOR THE 13TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)  Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D. Once upon a time, a wise monk was ascending the Himalayan mountain to observe his usual quiet moments of prayer and meditation. On his…

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THE “ABBA” THAT CARES!

    HOMILY FOR THE 12TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)/ FATHER’S DAY                                      Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D. Once upon a time, I sat watching some kids having a conversation about their daddies. One said that his dad…

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THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF THE HOLY COMMUNION

A REFLECTION ON THE ONE BREAD AND ONE CUP                                 Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D. In 1263 something unusual happened in a Church in Bolsena, Italy. A visiting German Priest, Fr. Peter of Prague was celebrating Mass in the…

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WE CAN BREATHE AND BE TOGETHER:TIMELESS LESSONS FROM THE HOLY TRINITY: A REFLECTION FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE HOLY TRINITY

Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D. One reality that has eluded complete human comprehension and clarity is the doctrine of the Holy Trinity, which is the language all Christians speak. It states that there is One God who subsists in…

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THE PERSON AND IMPORTANCE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

REFLECTION FOR THE FEAST OF PENTECOST                           Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D. Some time ago, I came across a riddle where a man was asked if he would save his mom or his wife if both were to be…

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The Power of Praying and Waiting

HOMILY FOR THE 7TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR A) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

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THE ASCENSION POWER

A REFLECTION FOR THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION                                     Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D. The phrase, “conditio sine qua non” is one of those linguistic gifts from the Latin language. It means a condition without which another thing or…

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