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.

The groaning of the Christian life: A homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 16th 2017 Is 55:10-11; Rom 8:18-23; Mt 13:1-23 The groaning of the Christian life Our Lord Jesus Christ used the image of a woman in labor to speak to His disciples of the imminent … Continue reading

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Crippling our fears…for a change!: A homily for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time. June 25th 2017 Jer 20:10-13; Rom 5:12-15; Mt 10:26-33 Crippling our fears…for a change! Is it not amazing how we can have so many experiences of God’s faithful love for us and still succumb to … Continue reading

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Gripped by the Eucharist: A homily for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ. Dt 8:2-3, 14-16; 1Cor 10:16-17; Jn 6:51-58 Gripped by the Eucharist Her husband had left her after close to 40 years of marriage and five grown kids and moved in with another … Continue reading

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Do I really know the true God? – A homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. June 11, 2017. Ex 34:4-6,8-9; 2Cor 13:11-13; Jn 3:16-18 Do I really know the true God? The Islamic Maute terrorist group besieged the Mindanao city of Marawi here in the Philippines for the last … Continue reading

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Pentecost: The Church’s birthday – A homily for the solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. June 4, 2017 Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7. 12-13; Jn 20:19-23 Pentecost: The Church’s birthday Birthdays are times to do two things – offer thanks to God for the grace to turn one year older and reflect on … Continue reading

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The language of the Spirit-filled: A homily for the 6th Sunday of Easter

6th Sunday of Easter. May 21, 2017. Acts 8:5-8,14-17; 1Pt 3:15-18; Jn 14:15-21 The language of the Spirit-filled We have received the gift of the Holy Spirit in Baptism and Confirmation. We have God’s Spirit being poured into our hearts … Continue reading

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Desiring what Christ desires for us: A homily for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

5th Sunday of Easter. May 14, 2017. Acts 6:1-7; 1Pet 2:4-9; Jn 14:1-12 Desiring what Christ desires for us Happy Mothers’ day to you all here in the Philippines and around the world! I had a memorable phone conversation with … Continue reading

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