Opinion

Deception

By Chukwuemerie Udekwe “I am Davis, from Malaysia, I am 26, and I have come to marry a wife.” “Hello, I am Davis from Malaysia, I am twenty-six, and I have come to marry a wife,” I will be silent, watch her reactions, then I continue, “I stay in Malaysia, but my mum keeps presurring me to marry. She says ...

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Journey Across River Jordan in the Holy Land

By Livinus Nnebedum “Trip to the place of Baptism of Jesus Christ in River Jordan will multiply our faith and belief in the Lord”. This literally trip to River Jordan will enable us know more about that important River in the World History. Jesus Christ was baptized at the River Jordan by John the Baptist. Jesus arrived from Galilee and ...

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THE BEAUTY OF THE FEMININE BODY AND SPIRIT: Irresistible Women’s Endowment By Their Creator (Part 1)

By Rosanna Emenusiobi I would like us to celebrate women’s beauty in all its ramifications. What prompted me to do this was listening to a “bus preacher” as I was travelling from Nnewi to Awka last month. The self-acclaimed “man of God” from all indications had total disregard for women’s physical beauty; he presented beautiful women as “seducers and temptresses” ...

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Fasting and Abstinence at Lent: A CNA Explainer

by JD Flynn Denver, Colo., Mar 5, 2019 / 02:42 pm (CNA).- Most Catholics, even those who don’t often go to Mass, know that Lent is a time for Friday Fish Fries and “giving something up.” But many Catholics wonder what exactly the Church requires during Lent, and why. Here are a few points that might help you have a ...

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The Historically Black Catholic University Founded By a Saint

By Mary Rezac Of the 106 historically black colleges in the United States, only one is Roman Catholic – Xavier University of Louisiana. But Xavier is also the only Catholic college, of the United States’ 251 Catholic colleges, to have been founded by an American-born saint. C. Reynold Verret, president of Xavier University of Louisiana, told CNA that the spirit ...

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Fides Kitchen – Snacks

By Chioma Nnagbo Still on our snack episode, This week, I’m going to teach you how to prepare buns RECIPE 150g flour 1/2teaspoon of baking powder 2 tablespoon of liquid milk 1/4 teaspoon of salt ¼ teaspoon of nutmeg 2 eggs (optional) Warm Water Vegetable oil (For frying) PROCEDURE In a bowl, mix all your dry ingredients together. Add your ...

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Guide to Making a Great Confession

Our eldest made his first confession last month, and I decided to avail myself of the opportunity to (finally) memorize my Act of Contrition. I figured at age 36 and with a moderate following on the internet of people coming to me to read about Catholic Things, I should perhaps be prepared to recite this basic prayer I’ve been saying ...

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Devotion to the Passion of Christ

By Michael Ogunu The devotion to the Passion (sufferings) of Our Lord and Saviour is, of all forms of Catholic devotion, the most ancient, the most venerable, the most universal. Jesus Himself has written the remembrance of His Passion deep into the hearts of His faithful. In order to imprint most deeply in our souls the remembrance of His Sacred ...

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Lenten Message to Catholics and All Nigerians: By the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria

. . . Call for Conversion of Hearts We greet all Catholics, Christians, Muslims, and adherents of other Religions in Nigeria as we begin our Lenten Season for 2019. On behalf of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, we salute Nigerians who came out for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections. We urge all registered voters to come out massively ...

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CORNUCOPIA The Living Ezeigbo Gburugburu

By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu Professor M.N Umenweke of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka has been threatened. He said one Chris Uba threatened to kill him for declaring Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah a clear winner in penultimate week’s Anambra South Senatorial election. But Umenweke’s wife in a bold move unexpected of women of today confronted Chris, and he denied the allegation saying ...

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