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WALKING OUT OF DARKNESS TO THE LIGHT OF CHRIST. A reflection for the 3rd Sunday in the Ordinary Time of the Year A
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 26 Jan 2020
Readings: Is 8:23-9:3; 1Cor 1:10-13, 17; Mat 4: 12-23 Today, we hear the mention of the ancient clans of

Getting involved – personally. A reflection for the 2nd Sunday in the Ordinary Time of Year A
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 19 Jan 2020
Reading: Is 49:3,5-6; 1Cor 1:1-3; Jn 1: 29-34 A great feature of today’s Gospel witness reckons with John. John

THE BAPTISM OF JESUS: GOD’S CHOICE OF US.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 12 Jan 2020
Readings: Is 42: 1-4, 6-7; Acts 10: 34-38; Mt 3: 13-17 Two of the more compelling moments of Jesus’ baptism stands out today bef

EPIPHANY: CHRIST OUR GIFT
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 05 Jan 2020
 Readings: Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2-3,5-6; Mt 2:1-12). Into these weeks of Christmas gladness, th

A Reflection on the Holy Family
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 05 Jan 2020
              (Sir 3:2-6, 12-14; Col 3:12-21; Mt 2:13-15, 19-23).

Mary, Mother of God. A reflection for 1 January 2020.
By Fr. Francis Onwunali       Tue, 31 Dec 2019
On this first day of the New Year, 2020, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. This is the first among the four dogmas of Mary as pro

By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Thu, 26 Dec 2019

JOSEPH WITH MARY: IT’S A MATTER OF FAMILY. A reflection for 4th Sunday of Adavent Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Thu, 26 Dec 2019
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JOHN: RESILIENCE, PAIN AND JOY. A reflection for the 3rd Sunday of Advent Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 15 Dec 2019
 Readings: Is 35:1-6, 10; Jms 5: 7-10; Mt 11: 2-11. There is always a rich sentiment of joy – a robust joy and gladness whi

10 ON THE PERSON OF HOPE. A reflection for the 2nd Sunday of Advent Year A
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Mon, 09 Dec 2019
Readings: Is 11:1-11; Rm 15:4-9; Mt 3:1-12 From the days of Moses up to the time of David, it was the

11 A REFLECTION FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
By Fr. Francis Onwunali       Mon, 09 Dec 2019
Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, a Church dogma defined by Pope Pius IX in 1854: "The most Blessed Virgin Mary was, from the

12 ADVENT: NEW BEGINING
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 01 Dec 2019
Readings: Is 2: 1-5; Rm 13:11-14; Mt 24:37-44 Last Sunday, we shared thoughts on the end of the liturgical year. We were then reflecting on Chr

13 Advent: A Period of Renewed Committment.
By Fr. Francis Onwunali       Sun, 01 Dec 2019
  Today, we begin the season of Advent. The word Advent comes from the Latin Adventus meaning "coming". In this n

14 CHRIST THE KING: TO YOU OUR PRAISE IS DUE! A reflection for Solemnity of Christ the King 2019.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 24 Nov 2019
Readings:  2 Sam 5:1-3; Col 1:12-20; Lk 23:35-43. My friends in Christ, today, as we end, so we will begin again because this end

15 WORRIES ABOUT THE END OF THE WORLD: A reflection for the 33rd Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sat, 16 Nov 2019
Readings: Mal 4:19-20; 2Thes 3:7-12; Lk 21:5-19 There are too many things that bother our lives in Nigeria. Not the least among them,

16 LIFE IS IN GOD: WE CHANGE IT NOT END IT. A reflection for 32nd Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 10 Nov 2019
I am sure that as Christians, we have it in good faith that all who live believing in God never face the abandonement to any fate at their death. We return to God in th

17 THE HURRY OF ZACCHAEUS. A Reflection for the 31st Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Fri, 01 Nov 2019
Readings: Wis 11:22-12:2; 2Thess 1:11-2:2; Lk 19:1-10  We know that listening to the word of God, which we solem

18 SIMPLICITY, HUMILITY, AND TRUTH IN PRAYER. A Reflection for the 30th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Fri, 25 Oct 2019
 Readings: Sir 35: 12-14, 16-19; 2Tim 4:6-8, 16-18; Lk 18:9-14. The setting of today’s parable in the his

19 WHO IS AT MY GATE? A Spiritual reflection.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Wed, 23 Oct 2019
Readings: (Am 6:1, 4-7; 1Tim 6:11-16; Lk 16: 19- 31). Depending on what side of the divide you are and what privileges you have, the tone of la

20 ABOUT DISHONEST ASTUTENESS. A spiritual reflection
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Wed, 23 Oct 2019
Readings: (Am 8:4-7; 1Tim 2:1-8; Lk 6:1-13). It is not always that we are called to imitate examples. Some examples are there, so that

21 Pray Until Something Happens: A Spiritual Reflection.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Tue, 22 Oct 2019
 (Ex 17: 8-13; 2Tim 3:14-4:2; Lk 18:1-8) In more ways than one, the readings of today remind us of the help that is available for

22 A reflection for the 29th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Francis Onwunali       Sun, 20 Oct 2019
"As long as Moses kept his hands raised up, Israel h

23 TEST OF OUR FAITH IN FACING LIFE CHALLEGES: A reflection for the 27th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Francis Onwunali       Sun, 06 Oct 2019
On this 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, we reflect on how deep our faith is in the face of crisis o

24 THE RICH MAN AND LAZARUS IN OUR DAILY LIVES. A reflection for the 26th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Francis Onwunali       Sat, 28 Sep 2019
Readings:

25 PRUDENCE IN OUR USE OF EARTHLY POSSESSIONS AND POSITIONS. A reflection for 25th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year C
By Fr. Francis Onwunali       Sat, 21 Sep 2019
We celebrate today the liturgy of the Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C with the theme of Prudence in our use of earthly possessions and positions. With the v

26 ARE YOU REALLY DOING YOUR JOB? A reflection for 20th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Mon, 19 Aug 2019
Readings: Jer 38:4-6,8-10; Heb 12:1-4; Lk 12:49-53.Today's readings are curious as they are sober. Judged at first sight, the incarceration of Jeremiah in t

27 PRAYING AS WE ARE TAUGHT. A reflection for the 17th Sunday in the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 28 Jul 2019
Reading: Gn 18:20-32; Col 2:12-14; Lk 11:1-13. If there is one acknowledgement that is firmly stressed in today’s first reading, it is th

28 THE GRACE TO LOVE AND TO CARE. A reflection for the 16th Sunday of the ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 21 Jul 2019
Reading: Gn 18:1-10; Col 1:24-28; Lk 10:38-42. The great stories of hospitality narrated in the first reading and the Gospel come with

29 ABOUT ‘KNOWING’ AND ‘DOING.' A reflection for the 15th Sunday in the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 14 Jul 2019
 Readings: Deut 30:10-14; Col 1:15-20; Lk 10:25-37. In today’s Gospel, the Lawyer who stood up, hoping ‘to disconcert

30 BUT REMEMBER THAT I AM SENDING YOU! A reflection for the 14th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 07 Jul 2019
Readings: Is 66:10-14; Gal 6:14-18; Lk 10:1-12, 17-20. The character of the sending and mission of discipleship continues today from w

 

 

 
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