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.

Forgiveness from the heart: why and how? – A homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 17, 2017. Sir 27:30-28:7; Rom 14:7-9; Mt 18:21-35 Forgiveness from the heart: why and how? “So will my heavenly do to you, unless each of you forgives his brother from the heart.” I thought … Continue reading

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Discerning true love: A homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 10, 2017. Ez 33:7-9; Rom 13:8-10; Mt 18:15-20 Discerning true love “Love is the fulfillment of the law.” Here are some common pastoral scenarios that involve relationships: A young man claims to love his … Continue reading

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The path to true contentment: A homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary time

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 3, 2017. 1 Jer 20:7-9; Rom 12:1-2; Mt 16:21-27 The path to true contentment “For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find … Continue reading

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Witnessing to The Truth and to truth: A homily for the Passion of St. John the Baptist

Witnessing to The Truth and to truth. The feast of the Passion of St. John the Baptist August 29th 2017 Catholic lay coordinator and activist, Domingo Edo, was working with the Social Action Center of the diocese of Marbel in … Continue reading

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When Christ becomes real to us: A homily for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 13, 2017. 1Kings 19:9, 11-13; Rom 9:1-5; Mt 14:22-33 When Christ becomes real to us “Peter got out of the boat and began to walk on the water towards Jesus.” She had grown up … Continue reading

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The Transfiguration and our Christian Identity: A homily for the Feast of the Transfiguration

The Transfiguration of the Lord. August 6, 2017 Dan 7:9-10, 13-14; 2 Pet 1:16-19; Mt 17:1-9 The Transfiguration and our Christian identity I was initially confused about what to do with my life shortly after I arrived in the United … Continue reading

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How all things can work for good: A homily for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 30th 2017. 1Kings 3:5,7-12; Rom 8:28-30; Mt 13:44-52   How all things can work for our good No one knew how a particular religious sister could connect so deeply with the abused young women … Continue reading

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