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MAY CHRIST THE KING REIGN IN OUR HEARTS. A reflection for Solemnity of CHrist the King 2020.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 22 Nov 2020
                          Readings: Ezk 34: 11-12, 15-17

THE SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS 2020: HEAVEN IS REAL.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Mon, 02 Nov 2020
Readings: Rev 7:2-4, 9-14; 1Jn 3:1-3; Mt 5:1-12       The saints are God’s, true-confirmed love. The se

LOVE OF GOD AND NEIGHBOR. A reflection for the 30th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Wed, 28 Oct 2020
Readings: Ex 22:20-26; 1Thess 1:5-10; Mt 22: 34-40     The message of love of God and love of neighbor has bee

SERVING GOD IN TODAY’S SOCIETY. A reflection for the 29th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Fri, 23 Oct 2020
Readings: Is 45:1,4-6; 1Thess 1:1-5; Mt 22:15-21     At the heart of today’s gospel, reading is a very devastatin

COME: EVERYTHING IS PREPARED! A reflection for the 28 Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 11 Oct 2020
                Readings: Is 25:6-10; Phil 4:12-14,19-20; Mtt 22:1-14

BUT WHERE ARE THE FRUITS? A reflection for the 27th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Wed, 07 Oct 2020
Readings: Is 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21:33-43     The technique of role-playing in our first reading today is a remarkabl

GOD IS NOT FAIR! A reflection for the 26th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 27 Sep 2020
Readings: Ezk 18:25-28; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32).   Today, we learn as individuals that living in freedom and dignity a

DOING THINGS IN BIGGER WAYS. A reflection for the 25th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 20 Sep 2020
Readings: Is 55:6-9; Phil1:20-24,7; Mt 20:1-16      In today’s jet age, we need both faith and reason to stand up and

UNLIMITED FORGIVENESS. A reflection for the 24th Sunday of theOrdinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Donatus Okeke       Sun, 13 Sep 2020
Readings:Sirach 27:30-28:7;Romans 14:7-9; Matthew 18:21-35 I have encountered many people who wished to forgive someone who offended t

10 WHO IS BEING FOOLED? A reflection for the 23rd Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 06 Sep 2020
    Readings: Ezk 33:7-9; Rm 3:8-10; Mtt 18:15-20       Today, what we hear f

11 GETTING REAL WITH GOD. A reflection for 22nd Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 30 Aug 2020
Readings: Jer 20:7-9; Rm 12:1-2; Mt 16: 21-27 My friends in Christ.

12 IF YOU PROFESS IT, LIVE IT. A reflection for the 21st Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sat, 22 Aug 2020
Readings: Is 22:19-23; Rm 11:33-36; Mt 16:13-20.    In the first reading of today, it is not Isaiah but God who ent

13 THE UNEXPECTED FAITH: A reflection for 20th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sat, 15 Aug 2020
Readings: Is 56:1-6,7; Rm 11:13-15, 29-32; Mt15:21-28.     For a long while, before Jesus came, up to six hundred years

14 GOD WILL MAKE IT RIGHT. A reflection for the 19th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 09 Aug 2020
Readings: 1Kgs 19:9, 11-13; Rm 9:1-5; Mt 14:22-33 Brothers and Sisters in Christ,   &nb

15 THERE IS NO NEED TO GO AWAY. A reflection for 18th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 09 Aug 2020
 Readings: Is 55:1-3; Rm 8:35, 37-39; Mt 14:13-21    Matthew’s retrospective mention of the murder of John the B

16 THE BLANK CHEQUE. A reflection for the 17th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 26 Jul 2020
Readings: 1Kgs 3:5, 7-12; Rm 8:28-30; Mat 13:44-52     At the end of Matthew's long day of parables, the Gospe

17 LEARNING THE PATIENCE OF GOD. A reflection for the 16th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sat, 18 Jul 2020
Readings: Wisd12: 13,16-19; Rm 8:26-27; Mt13:24-43 From the story of the sower told last Sunday, today’s Gospel

18 THE WORD AS SEED: BEAR THE FRUIT. A reflection for the 13th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 12 Jul 2020
Readings: Is 55:10-11; Rm 8:18-23; Mt 13:1-23.   In the parable of the sower, the word of God as the seed is

19 COME TO JESUS; TAKE IT TO JESUS. A reflection for the 14th Sunday of the ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Mon, 06 Jul 2020
Readings: Zech 9: 9-10; Rm 8: 9, 11-13; Mt 11:25-30     There is a story of a large ship on a long voyage. Midway into the journey,

20 THE DECISIVE “ANYONE” OF JESUS: STRUGGLES THAT WE IGNORE. A reflection for 13th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 28 Jun 2020
Readings: 1Kgs 4: 8-11, 14-16; Rm 6:3-4, 8-11; Mat 10: 37-42.     Have you noticed that our readings, especially the Gospel read

21 DEALING AND COPING WITH INTENSE OPPOSITION. A reflection for 12th Sunday of the Ordinary Time, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 21 Jun 2020
There can be times when opposition and criticisms are not only intense but misguided and unending. At such points, what we know from everyday experience is that people

22 THE BREAD THAT I SHALL GIVE IS MY FLESH. A reflection for the Solemnity of the Corpus Christi, Year A, 2020.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 14 Jun 2020
The great gift of Easter has ended, but we have continued to have amazing lessons about God’s gifts in our liturgical celebrations. We have had P

23 GOD AS THE BLESSED TRINITY OF LOVE. A reflection for Holy Trinity Sunday, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sat, 06 Jun 2020
Readings: Ex 34:4-6,8-9; 2Cor 13:11-13; Jn 3:16-18      My brothers and sisters in Christ, like last Sunday, we co

24 CELEBRATING THE HOLY SPIRIT. A reflection for Pentecost Sunday, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 31 May 2020
Readings: Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23    At what better time than now shall we unite and double our voices in the inv

25 THE POWER OF PRAYER. A reflection for the 7th Sunday of Easter, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Tue, 26 May 2020
Readings: Acts 1:12-14; 1Pt 4: 13-16; Jn 17:1-11. As we continue to reflect on the Ascencion celebrated last Thursday, and look forward to the

26 LIVING THE FAITH. A reflection for 6th Sunday of Easter, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 17 May 2020
                        Readings: Acts 8:5-8,14-17; 1Pt 3:15-18; Jn 14:15-2

27 THEY BROKE DOWN THE WALLS. A reflection for the 5th Sunday of Easter, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 10 May 2020
Readings: Acts 6:1-7; 1Pet 2:4-9; Jn 14:1-112      Today’s readings broaden the lessons that we all can lear

28 THEY HEAR HIS VOICE! A reflection for the 4th Sunday of Easter, Year A.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 03 May 2020
Readings:  Acts 2:14, 36-41,1Pt 2:20-25; Jn 10:1-10. Still sharing the joy of Jesus Christ crucified and risen, we celebrate the

29 GOD OF THE GOOD TIMES. A reflection for the 3rd Sunday of Easter.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 26 Apr 2020
Readings: Acts 2:14, 22-33; 1Pet 1:17-21; Lk 24:13-35. For its deep theological meaning, I have always admired Lynda Randle’s so

30 HIS GREAT LOVE IS WITHOUT END. A reflection for Divine Mercy Sunday 2020.
By Fr. Modestus Mgbaramuko       Sun, 19 Apr 2020
Readings: (Acts 2:42-47; 1Pet 1:3-9; Gosp 20:19-31). Following the resurrection of the Lord Jesus celebrated last Sunday, today, we

 

 

 
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