Homily for the fifth Sunday of Lent A By Rev. Fr Chukwunonso Anosike
Apr 05, 2017
JESUS REVEALS HIMSELF AS THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFEJust as John 1:1-51 prepared the reader to enter the story of Jesus’ ministry, so also chaps. 11-12 prepare us to enter the story of his death and resurrection. The raising of Lazarus is recounted only in the Gospel of John. It serves as the catalyst for Jesus’ death, a role played by the cleansing of the Temple in the Synoptic Gospels. Its absence from the Synoptic Gospels should not be taken as proof that the Fourth Eva ...
HOMILY FOR FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT, YEAR A BY REV. FR. NICODEMUS ONWUSOBA
Mar 22, 2017
YOU ARE OLD ENOUGH TO BE CHOSEN AND SPEAK FOR CHRIST!
1 Sam.16: 1, 6-7, 10 -13; Ps 23: 1-6; Ephesians 5: 8-14; John 9: 1-41
Just past the halfway point in Lent, the Church bid us rejoice. The introit today from the prophet Isaiah (Is. 66:10) set the tone of this Sunday’s celebration, “Rejoice Jerusalem”. Hence today is traditionally known as the “Laetare Sunday.” It is a day of celebration with a ...
Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent in the Year A By Fr JohnPaul Okonkwo
Mar 16, 2017
GIVE ME THIS LIVING WATER OH LORD !!!
The first reading of today shows God as our provider, he made water available for the thirsty Israelites in the arid desert. In the Gospel, Jesus speaks of new water and a new life that he desires to give us. In the second reading, we see why we ought to live in trust and be joyful because, no one will be deprived of this water. As St Paul puts it, even while we were still sinners, Christ died ...
Homily for the Second Sunday of Lent Year A
Mar 09, 2017
APPARITIONS IN THE BIBLE
By Rev. Fr. Kenneth Ahanonu
This year has been declared as Marian year in our nation. We should recall that 100 years ago at Fatima in Portugal, our Lady appeared to 3 little shepherd children: Lucy, Francisco and Jacinta. That heavenly visit brought a lot of spiritual revival world over. It is in commemoration of this life changing event that this year has been declared as a centenary celebration in honour of the Marian apparitions at ...
Homily for the First Sunday of Lent, Year A
Mar 02, 2017
THEME: If You Come Back to Me, I Will Accept You and Cleanse You,
By Rev. Fr. Francis C. Ezinne
Why Worry? Seek First God's Kingdom And His Righteousness
Feb 26, 2017
Homily for the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time of the Year A
By: Rev Fr Chukwunonso Anosike
First Reading: Isaiah 49:14-15
Second Reading: 1 Cor. 4:1-5
Gospel: Matt. 6:24-34The readings of today challenge us to trust in God's providential care, to realise that our ...
Love Beyond Level One: All Humans Are To Be Loved!
Feb 19, 2017
Homily for the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
By Rev. Fr. Nicodemus Onwusoba
First Reading: Lev. 19: 1 -2, 17 – 18
Second reading: 1Cor. 3, 16 – 23
Gospel: Matt. 5 : 38 – 48well-wishers like clothes, shoes, assorted hand-sets, etc. Though the economy of the nation is bad, many joints were full, people lavishly spending extravagantly, all in a bid to enjoy this feeling of love. Some see this opportunity as occasion of illicit relation ...
God's Commands Beyond Level One !
Feb 11, 2017
Homily for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time ( Year A)
By Fr Kenechukwu JohnPaul Okonkwo
First Reading: Sirach 15: 15-20
Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 2: 6-10
Gospel: Matthew 5:17-37 (Shorter form: Matthew 5:20-22a.27-28.33-34a.37.)
The first reading of today reawakens in us the consciousness of the power of human will, and the human freedom to make choices. Thus, “if you will ...
You Christian, Are The Salt Of The Earth And The Light Of The World
Feb 05, 2017
Homily For the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
By Rev. Fr. Kenneth Ahanonu
First Reading Is 58:7-10
Second Reading 1 Cor 2:1-5
Gospel Mt 5:13-16
In today's Gospel reading, our Lord makes it clear that you listening to me, who is baptized and there ...