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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.

Why we must be enflamed by the Holy Spirit today: A homily for the solemnity of Pentecost 2019

Solemnity of Pentecost. June 9, 2019. Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23   Why we must be enflamed by the Holy Spirit today The Pentecost event is usually depicted showing flames of fire coming to rest on the heads of … Continue reading

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The Ascension: Time to take heaven seriously – A homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

  Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. June 2, 2019 Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Lk 24:46-53  The Ascension: Time to take heaven seriously    Two Catholics made the headlines a few days apart in the last week. The first … Continue reading

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Listening to God in today’s world: A homily for the 6th Sunday of Easter

6th Sunday of Easter. May 26, 2019 Acts 15:1-2,22-29;  Rev 21:10-14,22-23; Jn 14:23-29 Listening to God in today’s world   A priest drew loud cheers from the audience of graduating college students when he ended his homily at a recent … Continue reading

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The Eucharist: School of Christ-like love – A homily for the 5th Sunday of Easter

5th Sunday of Easter. May 19, 2019. Acts 14:21-27; Rev 21:1-5; Jn 13:31-33,34-35 The Eucharist: School of Christ-like love  “Love one another as I have loved you.” I was celebrating Holy Mass in the parish in which I grew up … Continue reading

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The power of truly belonging to Christ: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Easter.

  4th week of Easter. May 12, 2019 Acts 13:14, 43-52; Rev 7:9,14-17; Jn 10:27-30 The power of truly belonging to Christ This is one question about my vocation that I find difficult to answer: “When and how did you … Continue reading

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Passionate about Jesus, The Ultimate Hero: A homily for the 2nd Sunday of Easter

2nd Sunday of Easter. April 28, 2019 Acts 5:12-16, Rev 1:9-11, 12-13, 17-19, Jn 20:19-31 Passionate about Jesus, The Ultimate Hero Whether we are interested in watching it or not, we cannot help but notice that the movie, Avengers: Endgame, … Continue reading

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Finding strength for the storms of life: A homily for the Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion. April 14, 2019. Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; LK 23:1-49 Finding strength for the storms of life Talk about disconnect and you have the greatest example in Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. He knows every … Continue reading

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