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August 15, 2018

The One Who Loves Others Reveals God

By nature man experiences “within” existence the fragility of life.  He seeks to find security outside of himself in God.  Man therefore, seeks to reach God, to be like Him, to divinize himself through rites and the cult.   MAN SEEKS TO BECOME GOD For Israel God is the totally OTHER, unreachable by man.  The cult does not divinize.  The unique ways of achieving salvation is by fidelity to the covenant.  God will gratuitously save those who expect all from Him and who faithfully observe His Law (1R).  But is such absolute fidelity possible to man, such response charged with…

Letter of Appreciation

Your Grace;   I am sending this letter of thanks and the article I wrote for The Wanderer on our recent pro-life mission trip to Nigeria.  It is also coming to you by mail, but I am sending it this way just in case the mailed letter gets lost or long delayed. – Brian Clowes   Most Rev. Anthony J.V. Obinna Archbishop of Owerri Villa Assumpta Post Office Box 85 Owerri, Imo State Nigeria June 18, 2013   Your Grace;   I have returned safely to my family and friends and have recovered from jet lag.  Now all I have…

Nigerian Physicians and Our Right to Know

Chioma called again! You remember her? The woman her boss was pressing for an affair (See http://theleaderassumpta.com/category/columns/ethics-corner/ or www.csaaeinc.org/blog for full story). I thought she was going to talk about this affair.  No. This time it was about her sick mother. “Could you please pray for her, she is in a hospital at Owerri”, she said. I know her mother, a 65 year old “rural woman”.  I called this woman. “Mama, what’s the matter?” “The Doctor has not told me anything”, she answered. “What medication has he given you?” “He did not tell me, he just said that I will be…