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THE STORY OF THE BLIND MAN WHO SAW JESUS   30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

  Imagine yourself in a room that is completely dark without the least flicker of light. Then, imagine staying in that room for years, constantly groping in the dark as you navigate your way around to find food and to…

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WIN THROUGH THE TRIALS OF LIFE! Reflection for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

There are moments in life when we have more questions than answers about the things that confront us. Have you been at that point when certain conflagrating situations force you to ask that depressing question, “who did I offend?” Indeed,…

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THE SECRETS OF DIVINE MULTIPLICATION Reflection for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Once upon a time, a beggar comes to a certain monastery every week to beg for leftover food. Each time, the monk at the gate would joyfully welcome him and give him something to eat. Unknown to the beggar however,…

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THE “AMAZIAH” SYNDROME VS. THE “AMOS” MANDATE! Reflection for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

One thing that all politicians have in common is the intense desire for supporters. In fact, supporters keep them in the political game, which explains why most people who aspire to leadership positions spend resources lobbying for supporters and retaining…

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CONQUERING THE “NAZARETH” MENTALITY! HOMILY FOR THE 14TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B) Rev. Fr. Bonnie Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Every town, community, or nation has good and not-so-good parts. There are the rich and poor areas, as well as the well-known and the highly insignificant places. If you can think about any small town you know that has no…

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“DO NOT LET YOUR HEARTS BE TROUBLED!” HOMILY FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY OF EASTER Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

One of the pieces of advice young people get from their parents, teachers, and other people who play protective roles in their lives is: “stay out of trouble.” It could be possible to stay out of trouble in the sense…

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GOD HAS GOT YOUR BACK! HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR A) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

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GOD HAS GOT YOUR BACK! HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR A) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Some time ago, I saw a reality documentary that made me sad. It was a collection of stories of parents who left their kids in their cars while either going shopping, running late to the office or catching up with…

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BROKENNESS MEETS THE BREAKING OF BREAD! HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR A) Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

Have you ever been broken by something or someone to the extent that life appears unbearable and hopeless for you? Recently, I was listening to the story of a lady during this coronavirus siege. With teary eyes, she said that…

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“GOD IS UP TO SOMETHING AMAZING!” HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY (YEAR A) Rev. Fr.Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.

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