HOMILY DELIVERED AT ST PETER’S CHAPLAINCY, UNN VOL.7. NO. 3 BEHOLD THE LAMB OF GOD! WHY NOT GOAT OF GOD? 

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The gospel of today is an outflow of last Sunday. This is predicated on the fact that the event of the baptism of Christ necessitated John’s declaration of Jesus as the lamb of God. We shall therefore discuss Jesus identity as the Lamb of God, his function as taking away the sins of the world, John’s conviction to have made such declaration and finally his (John) character towards projecting Christ. We hope to deliver these theological treaties in 10 mins, say Amen! (And the congregation shouted Amen! with smiles). (more…)

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IT IS EPIPHANY! A HOMILY DELIVERED AT ST. PETER’S CHAPLAINCY, UNN

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Epiphany means manifestation, ie revelation. Christmas is a revelation of God to man. It is God’s way of showing us what is best in man. What we celebrate at the feast of Epiphany, the visit of the three wise men, touches on what we understand revelation to be and how it functions. But unfortunately, our understanding is overly influenced by misconceptions. (more…)

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HOMILY DELIVERED DURING THE SOLEMNITY OF IMMACULATE CONCEPTION AT ANNUNCIATION CATHOLIC COMMUNITY UNN VOL.6, NO.17

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Mariology begins on page 1 of Genesis, when God creates humans in his image as male and female. Reflecting from the first reading (Gen.3), it could be deduced that the fall of man began as a result of human quest to become like God. And as a consequence of this quest, man blamed God saying” it is the woman YOU gave me to be with me that caused it”. By implication, God is blamed for providing a helper. Coming to the woman, she blamed satan saying “the satan beguiled me and I ate”. Thus the origin of human weaknesses upon which we find it difficult to accept our faults. (more…)

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SO, WE LOST HER? TECSTHOUGHT VOL. 6, NO. 15.

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A HOMILY DELIVERED AT THE VIGIL MASS OF LATE RITA UKWUABA ON MONDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2019
Mrs. Rita Ukwuaba, before her demise, was an active member of our chaplaincy, (St. Peter’s UNN) whose spirit of service and honesty will ever remain alive and kicking in our memory. She attended Church on a Sunday morning and on Monday morning was the news of a ghastly motor accident while she was going to Enugu and on Tuesday evening, we got the news that she couldn’t make it. O what a painful news for the chaplaincy? (more…)

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Rainmaking in the Igbo Cultural Technology. VOL. 6, NO. 12

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Rainmaking represents the sacred relationship between humans and the Divine. Rain is viewed as a sacred and phenomenal gift from God, the most explicit expression of God’s goodness, providence and love… Rainmakers represent the people’s contact with the blessings of time and eternity, a link between humans and the Divine. The rainmakers do not rely exclusively on their spiritual powers; they are well versed in weather and environmental matters and may spend long periods of apprenticeship acquiring their knowledge. (more…)

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