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Ten Means Necessary To Grow In The Spiritual Life

To implement in the home Have a Rule of Life With fixed times for rising/praying/retiring Meditation Conversing with God interiorly – 15-30 mins daily Spiritual Reading To spur us on in the spiritual life – 15 mins daily Daily Examination of Conscience Reviewing the thoughts, words & actions Attention Daily Duties Stay focused on the duty of the moment Penance […]

My Parish, My Spiritual Home

We survived this year. As you read this message, I want you to think of the several ways that things could have been different for you. But, you survived! You are alive! We praise God! Look back with gratitude; gaze into the future with hope and faith.  Our worship was cautious this year due to the persistence of COVID-19 but […]

Living In Christ

Revelation 20:11-21:1; Psalm 116; Romans 14:7-9. 10c-12; John 11:21-27Homily for the funeral of Rev. Fr. Robert Obro, SMAWe are gathered this morning to celebrate the life of Fr. Robert Obro. I met him while I was in Philosophy. He was one of my formators. I used to look forward to his homilies. He had this knack of making very serious […]

From Death to Life; He is risen!

Alleluia is our song! Christ is risen! The tomb is empty. These are common phrases that come with this greatest of all seasons in the Christian Catholic calendar. I was feeling moody while reflecting on the joy of Easter as I pended down these reflections. My sadness came from the state of our nation. The endless bloodletting, kidnappings, death and […]

Lost Sight, Restored Vision

4th Sunday of Lent 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7,10-13; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41 Relationship with God is always a journey or a movement. It could be likened to the process of osmosis in my biology class whereby a solvent passes through a semi-permeable membrane from a less concentrated solution to a more concentrated solution. Thus, we are constantly being […]

Leaving No One Behind

Even in death, she continues to impact. Dr. Olije chose the theme for this reflection for us. The title of her PhD thesis in Health Economics was LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND: TRACKING UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE IN NIGERIA. This is the pledge underlying Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals. It prioritises the welfare of the most disadvantaged groups and reduces […]