For five years she was called a barren woman, she was a dedicated and active legionary member... So it came for electing new officers of various posts in her praesidium and she was selected to hold the post of the treasurer, an office she declined at first because as a
*Stop Deceiving Yourself, God is not Moved by Lip-Service* (Homily for September 2, 2018).
_“And now, O Israel, give heed to the statutes and the ordinances which I teach you, and do them; that you may live” *(Deuteronomy 4:1).*_
For the past six Sundays, our readings have hovered around the theme of
A photo of the first Century house where Jesus Christ of Nazareth may have grown up has been released by archaeologists.
Archaeologists working in Nazareth, the hometown of Jesus Christ have identified a house dating to the first century that was regarded as the place where Jesus was brought up by
This is an interesting question that some people pose. Where does this question come from though? It usually arises after a person hears for the first time that at every Mass we are witnessing the crucifixion of Our Lord. “What does that mean?” You might ask. It is important to
This is a question I have heard quite a lot in the parish, and it is an important question. It seems like a simple enough question that should have a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer. The answer to this question is not this simple though.
How often have we heard, “If you
This is a relevant question to ask. Why is it that we go to Mass every Sunday and not do something else? Where does this thing that we call the Mass come from and why do we it? Why can we not just read the Bible and keep the Sabbath
So why do we use incense in the church and during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass? Is it to make the place smell nice, or is it just to encourage some people to cough at the mere sight of it?
Actually, the use of incense is an expression of prayer,
Identical twin brothers, Rev.Frs Emmanuel Ukachukwu Nwokeji and James Okechukwu Nwokeji, have been ordained Catholic Priests in Imo State.
The priestly ordination was held at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Orlu on Saturday, August 18th, making them the second set of Twins in the area to be ordained as catholic priests.
The twin priests are
The novena is a common and spiritually enriching prayer experience commonly used within the Catholic Church. There are a few essential guidelines to keep in mind, but there is no single “right” way to pray a novena.
Part 1 - Novena Basics
1 -Know what a novena is. A novena is a form of
Speaking to Vatican News, Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan lamented the fact that, notwithstanding the Bishops’ request a month ago to the government to take action following brutal attacks on Christians in the country’s Benue State, nothing has been done.
On 24 April last, 2 Catholic priests and 17 parishioners were brutally