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 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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Taking the lowest place like Jesus: A homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 1, 2019. Sir 3:17-18,20,28-29; Heb 12:18-19,22-24; Lk 14:1,7-14   Taking the lowest place like Jesus   “When you are invited, go and take the lowest place.”   What exactly is the lowest place in … Continue reading

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The right way of striving for heaven – A homily for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 25, 2019. Is 66:18-21; Heb 12:5-7,11-13; Lk 13:22-30 The right way of striving for heaven “Strive to enter through the narrow gate.” I recently saw a picture of gay pride parade in which a … Continue reading

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The fire of Christ and the divisions in our world: A homily for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  20th Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 18, 2019. Jer 38:4-6,8-10; Heb 12:1-4; Lk 12:49-53   The fire of Christ and the divisions in our world We are no strangers to divisions, people divided from us or from each other … Continue reading

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