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.

Cultivating a docile heart at Advent: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent

1st Sunday of Advent. December 1, 2019. Is 2:1-5; Rom 13:11-14; Mt 24:37-44 Cultivating a docile heart at Advent I was both sad and surprised to hear from a parish priest that one of his female parishioners threatened to leave … Continue reading

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Is Jesus Christ truly my king? A homily for the Solemnity of Christ, the King of the Universe.

  Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus, King of the Universe. November 24, 2019. 2Sam 5:1-3; Col 1:12-20; Lk 23:35-43   Is Jesus Christ truly my king? The image of Christ, King of the Universe, played a central role in my … Continue reading

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Pachamama and the crisis of fatherhood in the Church today

Pachamama and the crisis of fatherhood in the Church today. Sheila (not her real name) had a very difficult time relating to the image of God as her faithful Father. She could accept God the Father as Creator of all … Continue reading

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Why we must grow in our faith today: A homily for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 6, 2019. Hab 1:2-3; 2:2-4; 2Tim 1:6-8,13-14; Lk 17:5-10 Why we must grow in our faith today “Increase our faith.” Jesus had just assured His disciples of the inevitability of temptations and the … Continue reading

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Lazarus, Dives and the Four Last Things: A homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 29, 2019. Amos 6:1,4-7; 1Tim 6:11-16; Lk 16:19-31 Lazarus, Dives, and the Four Last Things “My child, remember you received what was good during your lifetime while Lazarus likewise received what was bad.” … Continue reading

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Taking the first step back to God: A homily for 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 15, 2019. Ex 32:7-11,13-14; 1Tim 1:12-17; Lk 15:1-32   Taking the first step back to God “Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.” The last few months have been particularly trying … Continue reading

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Making constant sacrifices in our Christian vocation: A homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

  23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 8, 2019. Wis 9:13-18; Phlm 9-10,12-17; Lk 14:25-33 Making constant sacrifices in our Christian vocation.   Venerable Fulton Sheen made a commitment to spend a Holy Hour of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament … Continue reading

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