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Loving God and neighbor: Why and How? A homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 29, 2017. Ex 22:20-26; 1 Thes 1:5-10; Mt 22:34-40 Loving God and neighbor: Why and how? I can still remember his face and the passionate tone of his voice when he spoke those words … Continue reading

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An unexplainable peace in a chaotic world: A homily for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary time

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 8, 2017. 1s 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21:33-43 An unexplainable peace in a chaotic world Have you tried to understand the gruesome killing of concert attendees last week in Las Vegas? So many unanswerable … Continue reading

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Why relationships always matter: A homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 18th 2016. Am 8:4-7; 1Tim 2:1-8; Lk 16:1-13 Why relationships always matter  Make friends for yourselves with dishonest wealth A female nurse told me about her terminally sick mother whom she was taken care … Continue reading

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Taking equality seriously: A homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. May 22nd 2016. Prv 8:22-31; Rom 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15 Taking equality seriously The results of a recent survey on divorced (or separated) couples indicates that many married couples face crises in their marriages when … Continue reading

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Finding satisfaction in Christ alone: A homily for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 2nd 2015. Ex 16:2-4,12-15; Eph 4:17,20-24; Jn 6:24-35 Finding satisfaction in Christ alone St. Paul counsels the Ephesian Christians to dissociate themselves completely from the pagan ways of the Gentiles in these words, “I … Continue reading

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Bringing saving order into the family: A homily for the feast of the Holy Family

Feast of the Holy Family. December 29th 2013 Sir 3:2-6, 12-14; Col 3:12-17; Mt 2:13-15, 19-23 On a recent internet phone conversation with my parents back in Nigeria, my dad began by asking me, “How are you doing?” I replied, … Continue reading

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Authentic Images of God: A homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. May 26th 2013 Proverbs 8:22-31; Rom 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15 Good News!! I will not attempt to explain the Holy Trinity to you. Many intelligent people who tried to do so in the past have … Continue reading

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