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About Fr. Nnamdi Moneme OMV

Welcome to my blog. I am Fr. Nnamdi Moneme OMV, a Roman Catholic priest and religious of the Oblates of the Virgin Mary. I am involved in the Retreat ministry and in formation work in our seminary in Antipolo, Philippines. This blog is called toquenchHisthirst because its goal is to remind us of God's thirst for our love made present in the face of Jesus Christ in the midst of all the sins, pains and suffering of mankind today. Please read and comment respectfully.

Embracing Christ’s mission today: A homily for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. January 27, 2019. Neh 8:2-4,5-6,8-10; 1Cor 12:12-14, 27; Lk 1:1-4, 14-21 Embracing Christ’s mission today I was staying with a group of religious nuns in their convent in the Philippines while guiding them on an … Continue reading

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Let the magi teach us true worship of Jesus – A homily for the Solemnity of the Lord’s Epiphany

Solemnity of the Lord’s Epiphany. January 6, 2019. Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2-3,5-6; Mt 2:1-12 Let the magi teach us true worship of Jesus “We have come to do Him homage.” From my days in the seminary up to this very … Continue reading

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Becoming Jesus’ beloved disciples today: A homily for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist

Feast of St. John the Evangelist. December 27, 2018. 1Jn 1:1-4; Jn 20:1,2-8 Becoming Jesus’ beloved disciples today St. John the Evangelist refers to himself in his Gospel and Epistles as the “beloved disciple” or the “disciple whom Jesus loved.” … Continue reading

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Entering into the true Christmas joy: A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Advent

3rd Sunday of Advent. December 16, 2018. Zeph 3:14-18; Phil 4:4-7; Lk 3:10-18 Entering into the true Christmas joy “Teacher, what should we do?” It is that time of the year when we are easily focused on receiving and giving … Continue reading

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Gifted to be Christ’s witnesses today: A homilyfor the 2nd Sunday of Advent

2nd Sunday of Advent. December 9, 2018. Baruch 5:1-9; Phil 1:4-6,8-11; Lk 3:1-6 Gifted to be Christ’s witnesses today  Here are three separate scenarios I encountered recently: A devout Filipina Catholic lamented to me, “I am really troubled because Philippines’ … Continue reading

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Our striving for holiness in the Advent Season: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent

1st Sunday of Advent. December 2, 2018. Jer 33:14-16; 1 Thes 3:12-4:2; Lk 21:25-28,34-36 Our striving for holiness in the Advent Season St. Teresa of Calcutta was once asked about her sanctity and how she attained such heights of holiness. … Continue reading

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Giving all from our poverty: A homily for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. November 11, 2018. 1Kgs 17:10-16; Heb 9:24-28; Mk 12:38-44   Giving all from our poverty “But she, from her poverty, has contributed all she had, her whole livelihood.”  I was asked some years ago to … Continue reading

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