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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

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
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10 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

11 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

12 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

13 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

14 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

15 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

16 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

17 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

18 DO YOU LOVE ME MORE THAN THESE? A reflection for the Third Sunday of Easter, Year C
By Fr. Donatus Okeke       Sun, 05 May 2019
  READINGS: Acts 5:27b-32.40b-41; Revelation 5:11-14; Gospel: John 21:1-19 In today's Gospel, Jesus needed an assurance of love fr

19 DIVINE MERCY: PROOF OF GODS LOVE
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 28 Apr 2019
Readings: Acts 5:12-16; Apoc 1:9-13, 17-19; Jn 20:19-31 Living through the octave of Easter means our sitting-in a bit more deeply wit

20 WE BELIEVE IN THE RESURRECTION. Refection for Easter Sunday 2019
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 21 Apr 2019
Readings: Acts 10:34, 37-43; Col 3:1-4; Jn 20:1-9 As Peter addresses ‘Cornelius and his household’, so we hear ourselves addressed

21 PALM SUNDAY AND EARTHS FLEETING GLORIES. A reflection for Palm Sunday, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 14 Apr 2019
Readings: Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Lk 22:14-23: 56 The Christian Holy Week begins to unfold in its many phases from the events of this Sunday. O

22 OUR EXPERIENCE OF GENUINE JUSTICE. A reflection for the 5th Sunday of Lent, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 07 Apr 2019
Readings: Is 43:16-21; Phil 3:8-14; Jn 8:1-11 In last Sunday’s lesson of the prodigal son, St Luke led us to discover how our experience

23 RETURN TO THE FATHERS HOUSE. A reflection for the 4th Sunday of Lent, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 07 Apr 2019
    Readings: Jos 5:9-12; 2Cor 5:17-21; Lk 15:1-3,11-32 In the many times we may have heard and read today’s Gos

24 THERES ALWAYS A NEW BEGINNING: A reflection for the 3rd Sunday of Lent, Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 07 Apr 2019
Reading: Ex 3:1-8,13-15; 1Cor 10:1-6,10-12; Lk 13:1-9 The ‘Exodus’ is at the very heart of th

25 OF WHAT CREDIT IS THAT TO YOU? A reflection for the 7th Sunday ofthe Ordinary Time, Year C
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sat, 23 Feb 2019
Readings: 1Sam 26:2,7-9,12-13,22-23; 1Cor 15:45-49; Lk 6:27-28. The message of today’s Gospel is challenging and demanding. Even a living

26 CHOOSING ATTACHMENT TO GOD. A reflection for 6th Sunday of the Ordinary Time Year C
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 17 Feb 2019
Readings: Jer 17:5-8; 1Cor 15:12,16-20; Lk 6:17, 20-26 Jeremiah did his preaching approximately five centuries prior to the ministry of Jesus,

27 THE THRICE-ADORABLE GOD. A reflection for the 5th Sunday of the Ordinary Time Year C
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sat, 09 Feb 2019
Readings: Is 6:1-8; 1Cor 15:1-11; Lk 5:1-11 Our sinfulness humbles us. God’s mercy overwhelms us. God’s call of us as his chosen in

28 BETTER TO BE FAITHFUL AND REJECTED. A reflection for the 4th Sunday of the Ordinary Time of the Year C
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sat, 09 Feb 2019
 Readings: Jer 1:4-5,17-19; 1Cor12:31-13:13; Lk 4:21-31 Charity, they say, begins at home. In charity Jesus shared God’s wo

29 GOOD NEWS TO THE POOR! A reflection for the 3rd Sunday of the Ordinary Time Year C.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Wed, 30 Jan 2019
 Readings: Neh 8:2-6,8-10; 1Cor 12:12-30; Lk 1:1-4, 4:14-21) In last Sunday’s readings, we shared the message of God’

30 NEW WINE AT CANA: RECEIVE WHAT GOD OFFERS! : A reflection for the 2nd Sunday of the Ordinary Time Year C
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 27 Jan 2019
Readings: (Is 62:1-5; 1Cor 1:4-11, Jn 2:1-11). Every culture has got its refreshing moments of grandness. Oftentimes, wedding feasts appear par

 

 

 
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