Month: April 2015

In my previous post I focused on the liturgical vestments, but here I want to look at the liturgical colours. You would have observed that in the Catholic Church, colours are very important, they are symbolic and expresses the season …

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The Augustinian emblem or logo is simple, beautiful and very meaningful. It tells the story of who we the Augustinians are; the followers of Christ Jesus in the spirit of St. Augustine. The emblem as you can see by your …

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St. Augustine, a great Son of Africa, a theologian, a philosopher, an intellectual icon, a man of God and the pride of the Catholic church was born on November 13, 354. He was born in a town of Thagaste in …

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The Catholic Church is such a rich Church! Yes, but don’t get me wrong. I mean, the Church is so blessed with so much heritage; highly ritualistic to the extent that people misunderstand our faith for idolatry. Anyone who understands …

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After the resurrection of Jesus Christ and before the apostles were convinced of his resurrection, they locked themselves up in a room. They were afraid of the Jews, they were afraid that they might be the next target. But Devin …

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The Divine mercy novena started on good Friday and like every other parishes we have been observing it in our parish, Our Lady of Lourdes, Lagos, Nigeria. In our parish, apart from the novena prayers, guest speakers are invited to …

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The celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead continues and for ever. Yesterday, Easter Sunday, the whole Church specially celebrated this victory over death. It is a celebration that should continue in the life of every Christian. …

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Tonight, the darkened Church is brightened by the light of the risen Christ, the holy mother Church rejoices because the glory of the Lord shines upon her. “This is the night when Jesus Christ broke the chains of death and …

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In my sermon on Palm Sunday, I said that the passion of Jesus Christ would make more sense when we give it a “human face” rather than a utopic view. The passion of Jesus Christ is all about the extent …

Homily for good Friday B Read More »

Today we celebrate the institution of the Holy Eucharist and the Priesthood by Jesus Christ. Jesus himself is the high Priest of our faith and he himself is the gift been offered on the altar. He offered his body as …

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