Theme: SERVANT LEADERSHIP; THE SOLUTION TO POWER PROBLEMS IN OUR WORLD

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(Mark 10:35–45)

In a world where power and influence have eaten deep into the bone marrow of many, we are invited to ponder on the ideal sense of leadership, the true sense of power and indeed the right definition…


Theme: AM I ASHAMED OF CHRIST?

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(Luke 12:8–12)

Best friends usually want the world to know how close they are. Such friends would like to be seen holding hands on the street, taking a walk with one another, speaking, laughing and expressing love for each other in the public.

They…


Theme: YOUR WORTH IS GREAT! FEAR NOT!

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(Luke 12:1–7)

The Lord Jesus Christ reminds us of the value we carry as children of God. This reminder came after His teaching concerning the leaven of the Pharisees. …


Theme: PUT A STOP TO ANCESTRAL INIQUITIES

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(Luke 11:47–54)

Jesus continues to berate the Pharisees for their wickedness and atrocities. In the Gospel today, He addresses the issue of supporting the evils of the fathers, holding firm to evil traditions, standing on corrupt foundation, building on faulty historical background and…


Theme: DON’T PLACE HEAVY LOADS ON PEOPLE

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(Luke 11:42–46)

Jesus was not smiling today in the Gospel. He addressed the Pharisees with words of woes. …


Theme: BE DELIVERED FROM THE EVILS OF THIS GENERATION

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(Luke 11:29–32)

Jesus addressed the crowds listening to Him thus: “ This generation is an evil generation… “

How will Jesus address our own generation? Are we free from evils? What are the evils of our own time?

We are surrounded…


Theme: THE CHOICE BETWEEN LEAVING AND LIVING; LEAVING SAD OR LIVING GLAD

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(Mark 10:17–30)

The gospel of today is a beautiful story about a person with a lovely beginning who is in the quest for an everlasting living. The beauty of the narrative is seen in the sincere manner at…


Theme: BE CHILD-LIKE

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(Luke 9:46–50)

The Lord Jesus today charges the apostles to be like little children. To be like them, we must accept to be born anew in the first place. We have to learn this from Jesus himself. God chose that He be born as a child. To…


Theme: ‘Stop being stumbling block to yourself and others’

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1st Reading: Num 11:25–29

2nd Reading: James 5:1–6

Gospel: Mark 9:38–43,45,47–48

Dear friends in Christ, the readings of today’s liturgy caution us to guard against jealousy, intolerance and giving of scandal. …


Theme: WHAT TO ALLOW AND WHAT TO CUT OFF

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(Mark 9:38–43,45,47–48)

In the Gospel of today, we saw Jesus at one time encouraging accommodation, which shows itself in the principles of “Egbe bere, ugo bere, “Onye biri ibe ya”, “Onye anwula ma ibe ya efula” “ Ndu mmiri, ndu azu”…

Aria Fresca

Io Sono Chima Isaac Chinemerem, un sacerdote dell’arcidiocesi Cattolica di Owerri, Nigeria. Io studio Comunicazione nella Università della Santa Croce, Roma.

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