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Feast of SS. Peter and Paul

FEAST OF SS. PETER AND PAUL @ BASILICA OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY, ONITSHA. 1. Remarks: Today is a great feast in the history of the Church. Traditionally, Peter and Paul are regarded as the founders of the Church in…

11th Sunday Of The Year A

11TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR A @ HOLY FAMILY BROOKLYN, NY, USA. THEME: “GO AND SHARE GOD’S LOVE” Readings: 1st Reading: Ex. 19: 2-6. God brought Israel on eagle’s wings to himself. “I bore you on eagle wings, and brought…

Tenth Sunday Of The Year A

TENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR A @ ST. CATHERINE OF SIENNA, NEW YORK, USA. THEME: “OBEDIENCE AND TRUE DEVOTION MORE THAN SACRIFICE” Readings: 1st Reading: Hos. 6: 3-6. The prophet Hosea tells the people that liturgical prayer is not enough.…

Ninth Sunday Of The Year A

PASTORAL VISIT TO ALL HALLOWS’ SEMINARY, ONITSHA. THEME: “BUILDING ON ROCK AND RENEWING OUR COVENANT.” Readings: 1st Reading: Deut. 11:18-28. Moses urges the people to obey the commandments of God in order to obtain his blessings. 2nd Reading: Rom. 3:…

Feast Of The Most Holy Trinity (Year A)

1ST PASTORAL VISIT AFTER BASILICA STATUS, (MAY 17-18 2008) THEME: “TRINITY OF LOVE INVITES US (TO PARTICIPATE)” Introduction: This is the greatest mystery of our faith. It tells us that God is Father, Son and Spirit, One God in three…

5th Sunday Of Easter Year A

5TH SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR A PASTORAL VISIT TO MARIST BROTHER OF SCHOOLS, NTEJE. The Readings: First Reading: Acts 6: 1-7. The growth of the first Christian community and the quarrel between Greek-speakng and Hebrew-speaking disciples over the sharing of…

Good Shepherd Sunday

GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY (Fourth Sunday of Easter) INAUGURATION OF DIVINE MERCY DEVOTION IN ONITSHA ARCHDIOCESE Introduction: Today is traditionally known as the Good Shepherd Sunday. We pray for increase of vocations to the priesthood and religious life in the Church.…

Baptism Of The Lord

BAPTISM OF THE LORD (YEAR A) PASTORAL VISIT TO CHRIST THE KING’S PARISH, ONITSHA Last Sunday, we celebrated the Epiphany. The Baptism of the Lord is one of his epiphanies, in fact the very first of his epiphanies. God has…

Epiphany Of The Lord

EPIPHANY OF THE LORD (2008 YEAR A) BLESSING OF AN ABBESS @ UMUOJI MONASTERY. Readings: Is. 60: 1-6. The exiles return to Jerusalem from Babylon to behold their city in ruins. The prophet cheers them up with a vision of…

Second Sunday of Advent, Year A

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR A. PASTORAL VISIT TO ST. EDMUND’S NKPOR. Readings: First Reading: Is. 11: 1-10. After long waiting a new paradise will be enjoyed by all with the arrival of the offspring of David from the root…