• Reclaiming our Family Spirituality

    January 16, 2018 admin

    Thank God for the gift of Nigeria and today we celebrate our 57th Independence Anniversary! Interestingly, we as a nation under the banner of God and the maternal protection of our Mother Mary, celebrate the Solemnity of OUR LADY QUEEN & PATRONESS OF NIGERIA. Double celebration for quantum blessings! The Blessed Virgin Mary is the…

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  • COURTESY

    January 16, 2018 admin

    THE IMPORTANCE OF COURTESY Courtesy is of paramount importance in today’s society because it is a way of showing respect for others, who in turn respect us. If there is no respect for others, the world will definitely be a very unpleasant place to be. Mind you, no wo/man can claim to live and lead…

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  • Mortification

    January 16, 2018 admin

    Last Sunday we dwelt on the necessity of prayer in our spiritual life. Today we shall discuss about mortification. In our world today, we are surrounded with myriad of means to celebrate, enjoy, derive satisfaction and seek pleasure in the highest degree. The mass media and social networks aggravate the mode in us and therefore…

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  • The path of virtues – Courtesy

    January 16, 2018 admin

    The essence of learning is to effect a permanent change in behaviour. So, it is meant to influence character formation; and in a sense, intelligence is supposed to bear on character. No doubt, we are born with weaknesses; hence, the Psalmist in Ps. 51:5 says, “Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity; and in sin…

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  • A balanced spiritual life

    January 16, 2018 admin

    It has been observed that many people who strive to love God and do His will, seems to neglect so many aspects of life. When they are asked why they don’t partake in certain activities of life, they heap the blame on God. Some become so heavenly-minded that they forget that they are on earth.…

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  • Growth in the spiritual life: Self-awareness

    January 16, 2018 admin

    Happy Sunday and God bless you immensely! The Lord Jesus Christ says, “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit – fruit that will last,” (John 15:16). And the great philosopher Socrates says that an unexamined life is not worth living. That means…

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  • Discipline

    January 16, 2018 admin

    When we talk about discipline, the impression that most of us have is punishment and pain. This is just a limited view of discipline. There is a wider and richer perspective that should interest us as a people destined to achieve so much in life and indeed ultimately in God. Sometimes, you may be imagining…

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  • Dreams and our spiritual life

    January 16, 2018 admin

    A certain man relates his dream to his family members as “God” showing him an acronym PC which for him means Plant Church. Meanwhile, the man had a mighty warehouse where he stores grain and cereal products either from his farms or from neighbouring farmers for the rainy days. He went ahead, established a church,…

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  •  SOMETHING VERY BEAUTIFUL FOR JESUS (Mark 14: 3-9)

    January 16, 2018 admin

    Preamble Too often we are preoccupied with making request of Jesus and the petitionary prayer dimension has beclouded our prayer life and relationship with Jesus. It seems like a waste of time to explore other levels of prayer like adoration, praise, thanksgiving, confession, meditation and contemplation; worse still doing something for others in the name…

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  • The place of the Blessed Virgin Mary in our spiritual life (John 2:1-11)

    January 16, 2018 admin

    Preamble I greet you in the name of Our Lord Jesus Christ and our amiable Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary. This year is unique as we have witnessed the centenary celebration of the apparition of our Mother at Fatima – Portugal. Interestingly on the 13th of May 2017, Pope Francis by the grace of God…

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