Author: Obijiaku Obinna Kingsley

Persistence In Prayer Avails Much

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We need to persist in prayer with trustful confidence. Although the essential parts of the Catholic prayers are adoration and thanksgiving, the prayer of [...]

The history of the Assumption – and why it’s a Holy Day of Obligation

  Today, Catholics around the world mark the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, commemorating the end of her earthly life and assumption into Heaven. [...]

Pope reflects on Transfiguration, summer vacation at Angelus

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis focused his Angelus reflection on the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, which is celebrated each year on 6 August. [...]

Vocation Sunday: Listen to the Voice of the Shepherd

  In the Catholic Church the fourth Sunday after Easter, which is the Good Shepherd Sunday coincides with Vocation Sunday.   This is a [...]

Divine Mercy Sunday

  The Catholic Church celebrated yesterday the Divine Mercy Sunday which is also the Second Sunday after Easter. It is based on the Catholic [...]

Palm Sunday: Blessed is He Who Comes

  The triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem on a donkey was our celebration on the 9th of April. Palm Sunday, a Sunday before Easter signifies [...]

Fifth Sunday of Lent: It Would End In God’s Praise

  Lent is traditionally described as lasting for forty days, in commemoration of the forty days Jesus spent in the desert before beginning his [...]

Fourth Sunday of Lent: The Joy That Comes From the Light

  Lent is a season of the Christian year when Christians focus on simple living, prayer and fasting in order to grow closer to God. The resultant [...]

Third Sunday in Lent: Drawing from the Living Waters

  In the season of Lent believers are advised to abstain from sin, go for confession often, commit to fasting, as well as ‘giving up’ certain [...]

Second Sunday in Lent: A Decision to Follow the Lord

  As revealed in the Catholic Church calendar, Sunday 12th of March 2017, the second Sunday in the season of lent, heightens the commemoration of [...]