Month: August 2016

The divine command to honour our our parents binds not only the children, I feel it has some binding force on the parents as well. This may be haevily subjective, but my feeling that one has to be honourable to …

Mother and child Read More »

As a little boy I heard my father advised my elder sister to be mindful of those who wants to be her friends immediately she arrived a new place. He said, those early friendship seakers in most cases only wants …

Homily for twenty-second Sunday C Read More »

St. Rita of Cascia, the saint of the impossible cases is widely honoured in the Catholic Church and particularly among the Augustinians; she is my favorite and she is popularly called Mama Rita in Nigeria. There are so many things …

Saint of the impossible Read More »

I have observed in some parishes just as you may have, that at Mass during the distribution of the Holy Communion where lay people are involved in the distribution, some communicants deliberately switch lines to avoid receiving the holy communion …

Can a lay man distribute holy communion? Read More »

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Living the religious life can be very interesting; it is sometimes very sweet and some other times frustrating, but that is life in general anyway. It is full of ups and down, but the journey must continue, he who endures …

Looking back in the religious life Read More »

In our Christian journey there is need to constantly look back, to look back not like the one who puts his hand on the plow¬† to look back in fear and uncertainty (Lk. 9:62), but to look back in faith …

Homily for nineteenth Sunday C Read More »

I remember telling a convert to Catholicism that our Catholic faith, the faith of our fathers is so deep. Once you know and understand it, you appreciate it more and stand the chance of never letting it go. We carry …

Carrying your Catholic faith Read More »