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Most Rev. Gabriel 'Leke Abegunrin
Archbishop of Ibadan Archdiocese

The Memorial of St Jerome

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Fri, 30 Sep 2022
Job 38:1.12-21.40:3-5, Lk. 10:13-16. When human knowledge is compared to that of the Divine, we would understand that mortals have a lot to learn. In today's first reading, God challenged Job who tried to figure out why terrible tragedies befell him. Instead of trying to logically explain why the terrible event..

The Feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Thu, 29 Sep 2022
Dan. 7:9-10.13-14, Jn. 1:47-51. Today the Church celebrates the Feast of the three Archangels who are mentioned in the Sacred Scripture as manifestation of God's love and care for us. Some Angels are given proper names to denote the service they perform when they came among us. Thus, Michael means “Who is like God&..

Foxes has nest but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Wed, 28 Sep 2022
Job 9:1-12.14-16, Lk. 9:57-62. In today's first reading, Job takes us back to that austere period after the exile, inviting us to examine how we deal with crisis in life. Job response to Bildad, the second friend who comforted him and asked him to admit his wrong doings and seek forgiveness from God in his dark hour, poi..

The Memorial of St Vincent de Paul

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Tue, 27 Sep 2022
Job 3:1-3.7-11.20-23, Lk. 9:51-56. When things do not go our way, we have the tendency to strike out in anger and blame others or God. Sometimes, we may become so overwhelmed with situations of things in our life that we wish that we would not have to go through them. Though it may be hard to recognise the presence ..

The greatest among you must be servant of all

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Mon, 26 Sep 2022
Job 1:6-22, Lk. 9:46-50. Today’s first reading provides us with answers for human misery on earth. With the story of the tragedies of Job and how God permitted satan to remove his possessions and family, we understand that misery is part of life. Satan thought Job will curse God for his misfortunes, but the co..

Be sensitive to the needs of others

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Sun, 25 Sep 2022
Amos 6:1.4-7, 1 Tim. 6:11-16, Lk. 16:19-31. On this Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, the Church invites us to be sensitive to the needs of others. Different from the notion of the people, poverty was seem as a curse. It was believed to be a result of laziness, idleness and debauchery. In the Wisdom Liter..

The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of men

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Sat, 24 Sep 2022
Eccl. 11:9-12:8, Lk. 9:43-45. Today's first reading helps us to recall that at the end of the ages, the number of our years on earth will not matter, but the quality of the life we live. Such quality can be achieved only when we boldly engages life and seize the opportunity of the moment to do things that are worthwhile...


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