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.

Are we really in God’s kingdom now? A homily for the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time. June 17, 2018. Ez 17:22-24; 2Cor 5:6-10; Mk 4:26-34 Are we really in God’s kingdom now? It was my first experience anointing a parishioner in hospital. It was chaotic in the ICU as the doctors … Continue reading

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When discouragement strikes: A homily for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

10th Sunday in Ordinary Time. June 10, 2018. Gen 3:9-15; 2Cor 4:13-5:1; Mk 3:20-35. When discouragement strikes St. Paul had every reason to be discouraged by the situation in the Corinth Church. Things only seemed to get worse after his … Continue reading

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The Presence that makes all the difference: A homily for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Solemnity of Corpus Christi. June 3, 2018. Ex 24:3-8; Heb 9:11-15; Mk 14:12-16, 22-26. The Presence that makes all the difference “We will do everything that the Lord has told us…All that the Lord has said we will do.” These … Continue reading

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Created, called, and graced for divine communion: A homily for the Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity

  Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity. May 27, 2018. Dt 4:32-34,39-40; Rom 8:14-17; Mt 28:16-20 Created, called and graced for divine communion “Juan Carlos, that you are gay does not matter. God made you that way and that is … Continue reading

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The power of the Spirit-filled heart: A homily for the Solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. May 20, 2018. Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23 The power of the Spirit-filled heart St. Luke’s depiction of the Pentecost event in the Acts of the Apostles shows us something about the preaching of the Spirit-filled … Continue reading

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The Ascension and our struggle of faith: A homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus

Solemnity of the Ascension. May 13, 2018. Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Mk 16:15-20 The Ascension and our struggle of faith “Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved; whoever does not believe will be condemned.” Many of our brothers and … Continue reading

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The cost of friendship with Christ: A homily for the 6th Sunday of Easter

6th Sunday of Easter. May 6, 2018 Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48; 1Jn 4:7-10; Jn 15:9-17 The cost of friendship with Christ Have you ever had that experience on Facebook when you accept an invitation from someone to become your friend … Continue reading

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