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.

Why we must be covered by the blood of Jesus: A homily for Palm Sunday 2020

Palm Sunday of the Lord. April 5, 2020. Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Mt 27:11-54 Why we must be covered by the blood of Jesus  “His blood be on us and upon our children” Pontus Pilate, obviously exasperated by the Jewish … Continue reading

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Why Jesus will surely act in this time of Covid-19: A homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent

5th Sunday of Lent. March 29, 2020. Ez 37:12-14; Rom 8:8-11; Jn 11:1-45 Why Jesus will surely act in this time of Covid-19     Sr. Henrietta Alokha, a religious sister of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Sacred … Continue reading

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Is the Lord still our Shepherd? A homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent 2020

  4th Sunday of Lent. March 22, 2020. 1Sam 16:1,6-7,10-13; Eph 5:8-14; Jn 9:1-41   Is the Lord still our Shepherd?   I was recently preaching a retreat on Ps 23 when I stressed the point that if God is … Continue reading

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Listening to the God that we worship: A homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent

  2nd Sunday of Lent. March 8, 2020. Gen 12:1-4; 2Tim 1:8-10; Mt 17:1-9 Listening to the God that we worship A Catholic couple had put off their wedding because they feared that they would not stay married for long. … Continue reading

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Rejecting the devil’s grand plan for us: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Lent

  1st Sunday of Lent. March 1, 2020. Gen 2:7-9, 3:1-7; Rom 5:12,17-19; Mt 4:1-11 Rejecting the devil’s grand plan for us We promise God that we will be faithful to Him always as we experience His blessings and mercy … Continue reading

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Our identity in Christ and the call to forgive others: A homily for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

7th Sunday of Ordinary Time. February 22, 2020 Lv 19:1-2,17-18; 1Cor 3:16-23; Mt 5:38-48 Our identity in Christ and the call to forgive others It is not easy to forgive. It is more difficult to forgive when the offender(s) does … Continue reading

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Encountering Christ in the sacraments today: A homily for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. February 2, 2020. Mal 3:1-4; Heb 12:14-18; Lk 2:22-38 Encountering Christ in the sacraments today “Now, Master, you may let your servant go in peace.” Two things happened during the Presentation of Jesus … Continue reading

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