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.

Embracing the risky mission for Jesus today: A homily for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary time

  14th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 7, 2019. Is 66:10-14; Gal 6:14-18; Lk 10:1-12,17-20   Embracing the risky mission for Jesus today I was really fascinated by the giant python snake that laid coiled up in a zoo cage … Continue reading

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The importance of worshipping the Trinity alone: A homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

  The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. June 16, 2019. Prov 8:22-31; Rom 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15 The importance of worshipping the Trinity alone A few days ago, a group of cardinals and bishops, included Cardinal Raymond Burke, issued a … Continue reading

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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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