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Homily for the Twenty-eight Sunday, year A

13.10.2017 in Sermons

I remembered a few years ago, I con-celebrated at the funeral of a dear one, and our scripture passage this morning was the exact text of that day. On this mountain, the Lord of host will prepare for all people a banquet of rich food,...

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Homily for the Twenty-seventh Sunday, year A.

06.10.2017 in Sermons

Jesus said, listen to another parable, which means he has been speaking in parables. In our part of the world, we are very familiar with parables; we, as Africans and Nigerians, are blessed with that. In many cases, essential messages are passed through parables or...

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Homily for Twenty-fifth Sunday, year A

22.09.2017 in Sermons

One can confidently call Pope Francis an apostle of mercy, for he has been on the side of mercy and simplicity of life. He declared an extraordinary jubilee year of mercy (8 December 2015 to 20 November 2016), allowing so many people to reconcile to...

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Homily for second Sunday of Easter, A

21.04.2017 in Sermons

Today we celebrate the second Sunday of Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday; we continue to glory in the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Through the resurrection power of Jesus Christ, the Church is blessed with power and authority even at the infantry stage, as...

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Judgment and the Laws of the Universe

20.06.2016 in Doctrines

Our world has become so secularized that most people no longer think about the four last things: Death, Judgment, Hell, and Heaven. The quest for a miracle has overshadowed these things in many minds, yet they remain realities we cannot change; they are facts of...

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Homily for second Sunday of Easter C

01.04.2016 in Sermons

Today we celebrate the second Sunday of Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday; we continue to glory in the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Through the resurrection power of Jesus Christ, the Church is blessed with power and authority even at the infantry stage, as...

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Homily for fifth Sunday C

05.02.2016 in Sermons

Our readings this morning are very encouraging and reassuring of God's mercy; we are encouraged today never to let our smallness, our weaknesses separate us from God but to challenge us to go close to God for strength.  The strength to move on in life...

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Closing Mass of the synod on the family

25.10.2015 in Events

We thank God as the synod on the family came to a close today with the Holy Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at St. peter's basilica, Rome. The synod focused on the family and the mercy of God which the Church is called to reflect...

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