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.

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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Before casting the stone at others: A homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent

5th Sunday of Lent 2019. April 7, 2019. Is 43:16-21; Phil 3:8-14; Jn 8:1-11 Before casting the stone at others When I once asked a congregation the first thing that came to their mind when I mentioned the name King … Continue reading

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Why Reconciliation must precede the Feast: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent

  4th Sunday in Ordinary Time. March 31st 2019. Jos 5:9,10-12; 2Cor 5:17-21; Lk 15:1-3, 11-32 Why Reconciliation must precede the Feast The Prodigal Son in today’s Gospel parable deeply wounded his father’s heart when he asked to have the … Continue reading

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Time and Grace: God’s most precious gifts – A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent

3rd Sunday of Lent. March 24, 2019. Ex 3:1-8, 13-15; 1Cor 10:1-6,10-12; Lk 13:1-9 Time and Grace: God’s most precious gifts What is the very first thing that we think of when we face the numerous tragic deaths of our … Continue reading

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Eucharistic adoration: An open invitation to a Transfiguration experience

  2nd Sunday of Lent. March 17, 2019 Gen 15:5-12, 17-18; Phil 3:17-4:1; Lk 9:28-36   Eucharistic adoration: An open invitation to a Transfiguration experience I was at a weekend retreat gathering of priests and religious some years ago. One … Continue reading

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The fight of the beloved: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Lent

  1st Sunday of Lent. March 10, 2019. Dt 26:4-10; Rom 10:8-13; Lk 4:1-13 The fight of the beloved I met John many years ago when he was hospitalized in the terminal stage of his cancer. He proudly told me … Continue reading

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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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