Acts 2: 14-22,23; 1 Peter 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35 The Gospel message has a serious link with the First reading from the Acts of the Apostles. The events of the Gospel of today took place before the event reported in the first reading of today. First reading flows naturally from the Gospel reading. On the first day of the week, precisely ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: April 2017
Nkwoedo Market Accident: Lesson to Families
Last weekend a family of five riding on a motorcycle was killed in an accident along the Nkwoedo Market Road in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State. According to eyewitnesses, a Lexus Jeep carrying two people, had lost control and veered off its lane to another lane where it smashed into the family. They died instantly. The occupants of ...Read More »
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER (23/04/17) DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY Back to the Bases.
Reading 1: Acts 2:42-47; 2nd Reading, 1 Pet 1:3-9; Gospel, John 20:19-31 Today, the Church celebrates in a special way the Mercy of God. No one is worthy to stand before God (Psalm 130). Adam and Eve, Peter and the rest of the disciples, indeed the whole mankind sinned and had fallen short of God’s grace and mercy. God through ...Read More »
It is dangerous and foolhardy for families to expose themselves to danger by usinmg one motorcycle on the road
Revenue agents of the various state governments in Nigeria, as well as those working for road transport unions, labour and trade related unions, have been banned from mounting any form of road blocks on the highways by the inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris. The order banning the road blocks which the IG described as illegal, took effect from last Tuesday, ...Read More »
Theme: Love Covers Multitude of Sin
From today’s Gospel reading we shall buttress the above theme by looking at the personalities mentioned in the reading namely Mary Magdalene, Peter and the other apostle (John). Mary Magdalene (the woman that loved much and was given much), Peter (the head of the apostles and the one that denied his master) and John (the youngest apostle and the beloved ...Read More »
Mgbakwu Killing: Where we are to Blame
The quiet town of Mgbakwu in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, was thrown into mourning recently when a 40-year old woman and bread winner of her family, Mrs Ifeyinwa Obalum, was attacked and killed by a mad man in Amaezike Village of the town. Reports had it that the mad man who lived in the village, attacked ...Read More »
Theme: Jesus Does not Look Sideways But we Humans do.
First Reading: I will endure everything without complaining because I know with the sovereign Lord, I will not be disgraced or put to shame (Isa. 50:4-7). Second Reading: He humbled himself taking the form of a servant yet God did not abandon him (Phil. 2:6-8). Gospel Reading: The betrayal, trial, suffering, crucifixion, death and burial of Jesus, yet God did ...Read More »
A Case against Proliferation of Street Naming
It is usual to see streets named after people, communities and indeed, anything. This makes it easy for identification by those seeking direction. But beyond that, is what has become the craze by people to have streets named after them, even when those in that street hardly feel their impact or even know them. Thus many streets now bear names ...Read More »