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.

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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Loving God and neighbor: Why and How? A homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 29, 2017. Ex 22:20-26; 1 Thes 1:5-10; Mt 22:34-40 Loving God and neighbor: Why and how? I can still remember his face and the passionate tone of his voice when he spoke those words … Continue reading

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Freedom from self-deception: A homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 22nd 2017 Is 45:1, 4-6; 1Thes 1:1-5; Mt 22:15-21 Freedom from self-deception In his interview with Alastair Campbell in GQ last week, Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby was pointedly asked about his view on … Continue reading

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The secret of the chosen ones: A homily for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary time

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 15, 2017 Is 25:6-10; Phil 4:12-14, 19-20; Mt 22:1-14 The Secret of the chosen ones St. Paul is incarcerated probably in Ephesus after drawing the ire of both Jews and Gentiles for his proclamation … Continue reading

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An unexplainable peace in a chaotic world: A homily for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary time

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 8, 2017. 1s 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21:33-43 An unexplainable peace in a chaotic world Have you tried to understand the gruesome killing of concert attendees last week in Las Vegas? So many unanswerable … Continue reading

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The Marian path to Christ-like attitude: A homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 1, 2017. Ez 18:25-28; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32 The Marian path to Christ-like attitude I pulled out my Rosary beads to pray during a plane flight some years ago.  The passenger next to me … Continue reading

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