Month: January 2015

The Augustinian family and in particular the province of St. Augustine of Nigeria greatly thank God and rejoice with our brother, bishop Donatus Ogun O.S.A., the newly installed bishop of Uromi diocese. He was installed today as the bishop of …

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The late bishop James Daman O.S.A. was buried today. Bishops and Priests together with the lay faithful gathered to offer Mass for the repose of his Soul. May God grant him eternal rest, amen.

THE FIVE MYSTERIES OF LIGHT: In part 1, we looked at the five joyful mysteries; in part 2, we shall reflect together on the mysteries of light. The five mysteries of Light highlights the life and ministry of Jesus; it …

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Have you ever tried to see the hands of God at work in nature? Have you seen his beauty displayed in nature? Its wonderful! My Nigerian Augustinian brother priest working and schooling in Chicago, U.S.A.; Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Thliza O.S.A, …

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Looking at the mysteries of the Rosary closely, you would observe that they are more of Jesus than Mary. Though I have no problem even if they are more of Mary because she deserves all the honour, that is why …

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The prior Provincial of the Augustinian Province of St. Augustine of Nigeria, directed all Augustinian Communities in Nigeria to offer Mass for the Soul of the late bishop James Daman O.S.A, who died on the 12th of January, 2015. The late …

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I remember as a seminarian, I was told not to say that God has called me to be a priest in the Augustinian Order, but rather to say that I am here to see if God is calling me to be …

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A few years back, I officiated at a wedding ceremony between a Catholic and a none Catholic; a mixed marriage. Obviously you know what the congregation would be like, it was mixed, Catholics and none Catholics. It appeared to be …

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Our holy Father, Pope Francis has declared this year as the year of the consecrated life. The year as declared by the Pope started on the 30th of November 2014 to February 2nd, 2016. This is the year we as …

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The name Las Vegas attracts negative reactions from most people, it is a city of sin for them. But my brother Priest celebrated the Christmas and the New Year in this city and he said;  “In as much as it …

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Often times I hear some Catholics say they pray the Rosary within 15 munities, I wonder how? You may agree that it is possible; yes, it is very possible but it depends on how you pray it. Remember it is …

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Our devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary occupies a very special place in the Catholic tradition. For none Catholics this devotion is controversial but for us Catholics, it is special. Before I explain the Catholic doctrine and practice regarding the …

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 The holy Rosary is a form of devotion in the holy Catholic Church, it is a devotion that is held in high esteem. Some persons question the relevance of this devotion while some others sees it as a form of …

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Today we celebrate the baptism of the Lord and today’s celebration marks the end of the Christmas season. Tomorrow we begin the ordinary season of the year. Baptism is a sacrament that washes away original sin and makes us children …

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We, the Augustinian Family in Nigeria (The Province of St. Augustine of Nigeria) thank God and congratulate our five Augustinian brothers and a diocesan of the diocese of Bauchi who were  ordained deacons on the 28 of December, 2014. They …

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Today we celebrate the feast of the Holy family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph; the Church presents this family as a model for the families of the world to emulate. Though this family is a holy family but purely human …

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Happy Christmas to you all! It is another Christmas, Alleluia! The Lord brings us to this season once again and to the end of the year, to him be glory and praise. At Christmas we commemorate the birth of our …

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