Month: March 2017

The Lord says this: I am now going to open your graves; I mean to raise you from your graves, my people, and lead you back to the soil of Israel. The grave is the ‘home’ of the dead, the …

Homily for the fifth Sunday of Lent Read More »

The relationship between Sabbath and Sunday has been an issue among very few Christians, even though so many who have no issue with it do not really know much about this relationship. I posted an article about this relationship some …

Sabbath and the work of God Read More »

I once met a friend reading a book titled, “how to be successful”. Though I have not read that book, but I strongly believe that it is all about planning, strategizing, knowing what to do and what not to do …

Homily for the fourth Sunday of Lent, A Read More »

Our reflections this morning is centered round been thirsty. It begins with the ancient Israel, they were tormented by thirst as they traveled from Egypt through the desert to the Promised Land. It is natural and expected that they become …

Homily for third Sunday of Lent, A Read More »

In recent times, many other Christian denominations are beginning to do some of those things they condemned in Catholicism. I have seen some of them trying to do something similar to the Catholic Eucharistic celebration which has been the center …

The length of Lent Read More »

Today as we celebrate the second Sunday of Lent, we are reminded once again to be renewed, to be transformed like Jesus Christ. Jesus was transformed on a mountaintop, he took with him three of his apostles; Peter, James and …

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Sometime ago I had the privilege of directing a retreat in one of the female religious institutes in Nigeria, and in one of the sections we reflected on the topic, “Do not close the door.” I encouraged them never to …

Homily for first Sunday of Lent, A Read More »

Every Catholic on Ash Wednesday is signed or wears ashes on the forehead to mark the beginning of the Lenten season and a call to repentance. It is an unusual make up that beautifies the mind and not the face, …

Ashes for beauty! Read More »