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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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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

10 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

11 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

12 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

13 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

14 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

15 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:

16 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

17 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

18 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

19 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

20 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

21 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

22 FORWARD EVER!! A reflection for the 13th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 30 Jun 2019
Readings: 1Kgs 19:16,19-21; Gal 5:13-18; Lk 9:51-62 Today, the message in the word of God has its way of saying to every one of us: &l

23 CORPUS CHRISTI: THE SCRIFICE, MEAL AND A PRESENCE OF JESUS. A reflection for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, 2019.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Mon, 24 Jun 2019
Readings: Gn 14:18-20; 1Cor 11:23-26; Lk 9:11-17. The ideal, yet mysterious priest-king of today&rsqu

24 THE BLESSED TRINITY: OUR SENSE OF GOD’S MYSTERY
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 16 Jun 2019
Readings: Prov 8: 22-31; Rm 5:1-5; Jn 16: 12 - 15 In one of his thoughtful comments, Mark Twain once said that nothing is as powerful as the ri

25 HOLY SPIRIT – LORD AND GIVER OF LIFE: RENEW US NOW! A reflection for Pentecost Sunday, Year C, 2019.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 09 Jun 2019
 Readings: Acts 2:1-11; Rm 8:8-17; Jn 14:15-16, 23-26 Today, in the psalm we chant: ‘Lord send forth your Spirit and renew

26 ASCENSION: THE MORE ABIDING PRESENCE. A reflection for the solemnity of Ascension, Year C, 2019.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sat, 01 Jun 2019
Readings: (Acts 1:1- 11; Eph 1:17-23; Lk 24:46-53) Ascension refers to the physical absence of Jesus from our world of flesh and blood

27 PEACE AND THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT. A reflection for the 6th Sunday of Easter, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 26 May 2019
Readings: Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Rev 21:10-14, 22-23; Gosp Jn 14: 23-29 A dear and close friend of mine miraculously survived a

28 LOVE AND LOVING LIKE JESUS. A reflection for 5th Sunday of Easter, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 19 May 2019
Readings: Acts14:21-27; Apoc 21:1-5; Jn 13:31-35 It mazed the apostles of Jesus just how a man’s impending death could be ‘glory&rs

29 THE GOOD SHEPHERD AND THE GOOD SHEEP. Good Shepherd Sunday 2019.
By Fr. Donatus Okeke       Sat, 11 May 2019
On the fourth Sunday of Easter every year, the Church celebrates the Good Shepherd Sunday. Christ is the good shepherd who laid down his life for

30 FOLLOWING CHRIST, THE GOOD SHEPHERD. A reflection for the fourth Sunday of Easter, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sat, 11 May 2019
Readings: Acts 13:14,43-53; Apoc 7: 14-17; Jn 10:27-30. In many ways, our words reveal reality and lead us into the world of others. Jesus&rsqu

 

 

 
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