Author Archives: Fr. Nnamdi Moneme OMV

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.

Praying our way into God’s plan for us: A homily for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary time

  5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. February 4, 2018. Job 7:1-4, 6-7; 1Cor 9:16-19,22-23, Mk 1:29-39 Praying our way into God’s plan for us Jesus Christ, true God and true man, lacks nothing because “all things were created through Him … Continue reading

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The language of the heaven-bound: A homily for the feast of the Santo Niño

Feast of the Santo Niño.  January 21, 2018. Is 9:1-6; Eph 1:3-6,15-18; Mk 10:13-16 The language of the heaven-bound Jesus confirms that the only way to heaven is to become like a little child, “Amen, I say to you, whoever … Continue reading

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Responding to Jesus’ invitation: A homily for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary time.

2nd Sunday in Ordinary time. January 14, 2018 1Sam 3:3-10, 19; 1Cor 6:13-15, 17-20; Jn 1:35-42 Responding to Jesus’ invitation Two characters catch our attention in today’s Readings. There is Eli who helped the young Samuel respond to God’s calling. … Continue reading

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Sin, Grace, and the waiting of the Advent Season: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent.

  1st Sunday of Advent. December 3, 2017. Is 63:16-17,19; 64:2-7; 1Cor 1:-9; Mk 13:33-37   Sin, Grace, and the waiting of the Advent Season There are many possible reasons why many people participate in the Eucharistic liturgy today but … Continue reading

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Letting love prepare us for heaven: A homily for the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the King of the Universe

Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. November 26, 2017. Ez 34:11-12, 15-17; 1Cor 15:20-26, 28; Mt 25:31-46 Letting Love prepare us for heaven.   I was at the Philippines Bureau of Immigration office in Intramuros a … Continue reading

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Devotion to Our Lady of “no excuses”: A homily for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary time

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. November 19, 2017. Prov 31:10-13, 19-20,30-1; 1Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30 Devotion to Our Lady of “no excuses” “She brings him good, and not evil, all the days of her life.”  The woman of Proverbs 31 … Continue reading

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Catholicism and the call to humility: A homily for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time. November 5, 2017. Mal 1:14-2:2,8-10; Ps 131; 1 Thes 2:7-9,13; Mt 23:1-12 Catholicism and the call to humility When Jesus was presented in the temple by Mary and St. Joseph, the aged Simeon described Jesus’ … Continue reading

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