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Live above hatred
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Fri, 19 Jan 2018
In today’s reading David had the chance of killing Saul, one who had been after his life to kill him, but David chose not to, in fact he recognized Saul as the chosen, anointed of one God and

The unclean Spirit of Jealousy
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Thu, 18 Jan 2018
Today’s gospel show us the power of Christ in driving out unclean spirit from those he encountered showing that he wants to leave those who have met him clean. One unclean spirit that possess

Grace supports our Ability
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Wed, 17 Jan 2018
The story of David and Goliath is one that shows God’s ability of using what the world considers little or minute to bring down the great and the strong. Interestingly God made use of the lit

Lord of the Sabbath
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Tue, 16 Jan 2018
It is true that the Sabbath is meant to be a day of rest in following with the command of God who himself on the seventh day rested after creation. Today, Jesus shows himself as the Lord of the Sab

Obedience to God is Ultimate
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Mon, 15 Jan 2018
In today’s reading it was Saul’s intention to please God the way he wished, but he forgot that the best way to please the Lord was by remaining obedient to what he had commanded and so

Divine call
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 14 Jan 2018
2ND SUNDAY YEAR B    DIVINE CALL God’s call requires commitment and dedication on the side

God’s Choice not Human Standard
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Sat, 13 Jan 2018
At times we have the tendency of using our limited knowledge to evaluate the choices of God. In today’s reading we see God making the choice of Saul as the king of Israel, likewise in the Gos

External Influence in Faith
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Fri, 12 Jan 2018
The people we have close relations with in one way or another influence our lives. This can also be true about our life of faith and also belief in God, this influence can either be for the positiv

Epiphany
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 07 Jan 2018
January 8, 2018   EPIPHANY SUNDAY   Dear friends in Christ, today we celebrate the Epipha

10 Holy Family
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 31 Dec 2017
THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS MARY AND JOSEPH (YEAR B)   We give thanks to God for the gift of life today and for the gift of one another particu

11 Hope
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Fri, 29 Dec 2017
According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church “Hope is the theological virtue by which we desire the kingdom of heaven and eternal life as our happiness, placing our trust in Christ's pro

12 Feast of the Holy Innocents
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Thu, 28 Dec 2017
Killing of the defenseless is one of the sins seeking vengeance from God. Today, our gospel reading presents to us the killing of the innocent male children in Bethlehem as ordered by King Herod al

13 The Beloved
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Wed, 27 Dec 2017
Today we celebrate the feast of St. John who was one of the disciples that enjoyed a special privilege from Jesus Christ, he was among the inner circle disciples of Jesus (with Peter and James). He

14 Feast of St. Stephen (Happy Boxing Day)
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Tue, 26 Dec 2017
Today, we reflect on the life of St. Stephen who was a Deacon at the early Church. Stephen died not only with the spirit of Jesus in his heart but with the words of Jesus on his tongue. Stephen was

15 Became flesh
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Mon, 25 Dec 2017
CHRISTMAS (DAY MASS)   THE WORD BECAME FLESH… Dear friends in Christ, today we give thanks to G

16 Full of Grace
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 24 Dec 2017
4th Sunday of Advent B   Full of Grace

17 Tradition and Change
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Sat, 23 Dec 2017
It is always difficult to give leave to old way or traditions especially when what is introduced is out rightly new and unfamiliar. This is the case with Elizabeth and the relation of the husband i

18 JOY
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Thu, 21 Dec 2017
There is a synergy between the first reading and the gospel: the joy of meeting, the joy of fulfilment. The two can hardly wait to meet and start their new life together. It’s the springtime

19 The Word of God
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Wed, 20 Dec 2017
The Second Vatican council teaches that the Word of God is progressive: always and ever new. Hence every approach to the Word of God brings in new understanding. For instance, the Gospel reading to

20 The Child Jesus
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Tue, 19 Dec 2017
Children are gift from the Lord and so giving birth is mysterious as it is seen as God favouring his people. The presence of sterility was regarded as a divine disfavour. If a child was conceived i

21 Dreaming Time
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Modern scholarship thinks that there is no need to seek meanings to dreams but experience has thought us that no matter our religious orientation dreams are still meaningful and should not be dismi

22 The Lord is our joy
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 17 Dec 2017
3rd Week of Advent B   THE LORD IS OUR JOY   My Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, in t

23 Good Company, Bad Company
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Fri, 15 Dec 2017
Bad company ruins good morals, says St. Paul. Sometimes people’s judgment about you due to the type of friends you keep may be wrong. But most often, either we influence our friends or we are

24 St. Lucy
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Wed, 13 Dec 2017
The world of today is a world of rushing, a world where everyone claims to have no time. Hence in this kind of world waiting for the right time becomes very difficult let alone waiting on the Lord.

25 Unconditional Love
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Tue, 12 Dec 2017
There have been several debates on whether we are the ones who seek God or vice-versa. But from daily experiences and struggle with sin it is obvious that God is always running after us, seeking to

26 Intercession
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Mon, 11 Dec 2017
The gospel reading presents us with the healing of the paralytic based on the faith of his friends. There are people who cannot receive a blessing, a miracle, unless we give them a helping hand. Th

27 Prepare a way
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 10 Dec 2017
2nd Sunday Advent B   Prepare the way of the Lord   My dear brothers and sisters in Ch

28 The Mission of God
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Sat, 09 Dec 2017
There is hardly a place Jesus went to without been confronted with one situation or another, be it healing from diseases and infirmities. We see him sending his disciples out. He not only sent them

29 The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Fri, 08 Dec 2017
It was Pope Pius in 1854 who declared it to be true that “the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, in the first instance of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege granted by almighty God, in

30 Working for God
By Rev. Fr. Vincent Chukwujekwu              Thu, 07 Dec 2017
The readings of today bring to our awareness that it is possible to be ‘working for God’ but leaving out the God of the work, by thinking that our work suffices for doing the will of Go

 
 
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