GOOD FRIDAY

I repeat this homily of 2016, partly because I did not preach today, and partly because Good Friday of 2016 was so special and I want to tell you about it, partly because the unique nature of that day will never occur in our lifetime. The next time it will happen again, you and I […]

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HOLY THURSDAY

BOND OF LOVE: A HOMILY ON HOLY THURSDAY Some years ago we preached two missions in Namakwaland, for two priest whose names will not be mentioned here. On the first mission, Fr. A was talking a lot about Fr. B. who we did not know. Coincidentally, the second parish was Fr. B’s parish. When he […]

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WEDNESDAY OF HOLY WEEK

NA ME BE DE MASTER: A HOMILY ON SPY WEDNESDAY Permit me to use a bad example to explain something good. In Nigeria, we have people we call 419ers. They are so-called because the violate the constitution of the country number 419, which prohibits all forms of scam. These scammers often call their victims ‘Master’ […]

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MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK

SINNING IS STEALING: A HOMILY ON MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK A man once told his son that each time you commit a sin, no mater what sin it is, it is stealing. He explained that if you worship other gods, you have taken the glory that belongs to God and given it to other things. […]

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PALM SUNDAY, YEAR C

obeDIEnce: PALM SUNDAY, YEAR A BY FR. HENRY NWOKORO CSsR An old man was sitting on his easy chair one cool evening smoking his cigar. Then someone came and asked hin, “Excuse me Sir, what do you think of obedience?” to which he replied “Oh! Obedience! Obedience is a very good virtue, and it is […]

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SATURDAY, 5TH WEEK OF LENT

THE BLOOD OF/FOR…: A HOMILY ON SATURDAY, 5TH WEEK OF LENT If you have ever listened to a preacher, one thing you would have heard very often is that Jesus died to save us. But how did we arrive at this? What is it that makes this point very clear? It is the Holy Mass! […]

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FRIDAY, FIFTH WEEK OF LENT

CHOKOLOKOBANGOSHE: A HOMILY ON FRIDAY, FIFTH WEEK OF LENT A story is told of an old witch whose name is Chokolokobangoshe. Chokolokobangoshe has a little boy living with her, whose name is Montulewa. She made Montulewa’s life so miserable that Montulewa wanted to go back to her parent. One day, Montulewa met three wise men […]

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