Daily Reflections

Amazing Grace

By Fr. Venatius Oforka / March 6, 2021 /

How deep is His Love! How awesome his mercy! How incredible His grace! I have experienced the manifestation of these sublime characteristics of God in my priestly ministry, both in my personal life and in that of many others. I would like to share one of such moments with you.…

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Joseph Betrayed by His Brothers

By Fr. Mike Moore / March 5, 2021 /

In this first half of Lent, we hear in the Mass readings especially about virtue and vice and how we should choose virtue. Today’s first reading shows us a particularly nasty act. In my eyes, it is one of the worst deeds described in the Bible, since it involves the…

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What’s in a Name?

By Paul Verderber / March 4, 2021 /

Many have said that the sweetest sound, in any language, is the sound of one’s own name.  A lost child hearing his name called by his mother, a greeting in an airport or bus station or in a mall, or the cheers of a crowd…all these events produce a joyous…

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Cancel Jeremiah!

By G K Zachary / March 3, 2021 /

There is one thing that I am certain about. It is that I wish to fly the Catholic flag. It is the one sure path to life in eternity in the presence of my Lord. It is the one true rock that will prevail against the gates of the netherworld…

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Calling No One Father and The Seat of Moses

By Fr. Christian Amah / March 2, 2021 /

I have heard some people object to the title, “Father” that is addressed to priests because according to them, Jesus commanded us not to call anyone Father. How about our biological fathers? Are we also not supposed to address them as fathers? What about the other titles mentioned by Jesus,…

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Leading by Mercy

By Fr. Maurice Emelu / March 1, 2021 /

This reflection is on mercy as a crucial quality of a virtuous life. Let’s begin with you. I mean, you as you are and me as I am. Specifically, you and me as believers, we, as people, granted the grace of faith, people called in love to communion with our…

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A Joyful Stop Along the Lenten Road!

By Fr. Justino Cornejo / February 28, 2021 /

Not too long ago, we started the season of Lent, with the celebration of Ash Wednesday. On that day, the Church invited us to start a forty-day journey of preparation for the celebration of the feast of feasts: Easter! Forty days can be a long time. Along the way we…

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One Family

By Fr. John Opara / February 27, 2021 /

Family expresses the love and relationship shared by husband and wife, and their children (if they are blessed with children). It is a love that is rich in patience, forgiveness, care and concern for one another. These characteristics also exist when we refer to the Church as the family of…

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Stay on the Straight and Narrow

By Arlene Braganza / February 26, 2021 /

In today’s first reading, Prophet Ezekiel exhorts us to stay on the straight and narrow path, following the Lord.  Even if we fail and fall into temptation and sin, we can rise up, beg for forgiveness through the sacrament of Reconciliation, and be in God’s graces again. The thought of…

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Knocking on God’s Door

By Fr. Luke Ijezie / February 25, 2021 /

A friend narrated how he once rushed a seriously sick man to a nearby general hospital, but upon reaching the hospital he found that the doors were securely closed and sealed. The reason was that the hospital staff was on strike. The sick man would have died if not that…

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