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.

Easter: The divine response to our regrets : A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter

  3rd Sunday of Easter. April 15, 2018 Acts 3:13-15, 17-19; 1Jn 2:1-5; Lk 24:35-48 Easter: The divine response to our regrets The Mariam-Webster’s dictionary defines regret as “sorrow caused by something beyond one’s power to remedy.” If we value … Continue reading

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Divine mercy in our souls: A homily for Divine mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy Sunday. April 8, 2018. Acts 4:32-35, 1Jn 5:1-6; Jn 20:19-31 Divine mercy in our souls I had the opportunity some years ago to speak to some seminarians who were losing their faith in their religious and priestly vocation … Continue reading

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The humble and silent path to glory: A homily for Passion/Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday. March 25th 2015. Mk 11:1-11; Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Mk 14:1-15:47 The humble and silent path to glory We begin our Palm Sunday liturgy outside the Church reading about Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem riding on a colt … Continue reading

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Divine love and our addictions: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent

  4th Sunday of Lent. March 11th 2018. 2 Chr 36:14-16,19-21; Eph 2:4-10; Jn 3:14-21   Divine love and our addictions I was deeply moved some years ago as I watched an episode of the reality TV show Hoarders: buried … Continue reading

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Christian zeal in an era of “paradigm shift”: A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent 2018

3rd Sunday of Lent. March 4, 2018. Ex 20:1-17; 1Cor 1:22-25; Jn 2:13-25 Christian zeal in an era of “paradigm shift.” One phrase that has been thrown around recently in the Church regarding her moral teaching on life, sex, and … Continue reading

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Why God tests our hearts: A homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent. February 25, 2018. Gen 22:1-2,9,10-13,15-18; Rom 8:31-34; Mk 9:2-10 Why God tests our hearts. Abraham had shown his love for God in so many ways. He had abandoned the comfort of his rich and fertile land … Continue reading

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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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