Italian articles

Italian articles

La Preghiera del cuore

La preghiera consente alla vita di ognuno di noi di tufarsi nel mistero di Dio. Il cuore è il luogo dove il fiume della nostra vita diviene sorgente. Ognuno beve al proprio pozzo dichiara San Bernardo. […]

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La spiritualità della famiglia di Nazareth

Il vincolo che univa Giuseppe e Maria era il vincolo del primato dell’invisibile su visibile. Nella bibbia, l’atteggiamento di Giuseppe che vuole dimettere Maria ha davanti a sé un orizzonte troppo alto nella sua dinamica di povertà. […]

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Nella famiglia di Nazareth

La vita di famiglia è il simbolo dell’esperienza che rappresenta la vita a Nazareth – la vita di famiglia. Nella descrizione della comunità di Gerusalemme nell’attesa della pentecoste: “Tutti questi erano assidui e concordi nella preghiera, […]

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Resta con me sempre Signore

Adesso Gesù tu sei con me Il Verbo della mia vita Non te ne sei andato via Dopo tante mie cadute e tradimenti Hai trovato il modo come stare con me Per darmi la tua […]

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La nostra preghiera è di Dio

È comprensibile che nella nostra preghiera parliamo di Dio che scende dentro di noi. La preghiera è “MISTERO”, perchè assume un atteggiamento di Dio. La preghiera è una realtà che sgorga dal cuore dell’uomo. Noi viviamo […]

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Il Silenzio

Il silenzio è il veicolo che ci fa “toccare” Dio, che ce ne fa percepire la presenza nell’intimo. Il silenzio è dentro di noi. Il silenzio è bellezza, è dono, è pace, è pienezza d’amore; […]

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La Tenerezza

“Devo inventare qualcosa per attirare lo sguardo e la tenerezza di Dio nella mia vita” La tenerezza è la fonte della misericordia di Dio. Ciascuno di noi merita l’affetto che scaturisce dalla tenerezza di Dio. […]

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Maria – una tenda di Dio

Maria, tu sei una tenda Piena di grazia per realizzare il progetto di Dio In te Dio si fa presente Come un luogo dell’incontro di Dio con l’uomo La presenza di Dio in te non […]

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Chiamati a lasciare tutto

L’evangelizzazione è la condizione per realizzare il processo di conversione e vivere la forza trasformante della parola di Dio. Il valore del segno prodigiosi nella chiamata di Pietro deve essere interpretato in funzione della chiamata […]

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L’oggi di Dio

L’oggi di Dio è la salvezza, la misericordia. È l’oggi della missione e dell’evangelizzazione. Il percorso dell’oggi evidenza la figura di Cristo evangelizzatore e profeta, come protagonista dell’annuncio vocazionale. La missione comincia dalla predicazione e […]

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Siate Misericordiosi

 “Confida nel Signore con tutto il cuore e non appoggiarti sulla tua intelligenza; in tutti i tuoi passi pensa a lui ed egli appianerà i tuoi sentieri. Figlio mio, non disprezzare l’istruzione del Signore e […]

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La felicità

Io sono l’autore della mia gioia, della mia felicità e della mia tristezza. Nessuna cosa al mondo ha la capacità di donarmi la pace interiore se non scaturisce da me stessa. Renderò conto a Dio […]

VENERABLE FR. AMBROSE GRITTANI

Venerable Fr. Ambrose Grittani

Happiness in answering God’s call

Fr. Ambrose Grittani found his happiness in answering God’s call as a priest. Born in Ceglie del Campo (Bari) – Italy on October 11 1907, Fr. Ambrose Grittani was inspired in his feelings of deep […]

Blessed Fr. Iwene Tansi

Inspiration

Inspiration

LOCATE ME BEFORE IT IS LATE

Locate me now that I am here Don’t wait till I am gone To let the world know your thoughts about me Now that I am still with you Let’s celebrate together Don’t wait till […]

Inspiration

TO MY LOVELY FAMILY

Permit me to address you as an individual To let you understand my disposition of heart A word of appreciation to you To say a ‘THANK YOU’ So far, my mission has been successful You […]

Inspiration

FOR YOU MY FRIEND

Permit me to share my thoughts with you I love and I appreciate you You have been so wonderful to me I love your courage You believed in me and I trusted you Your contribution […]

Inspiration

THE ANT

I must work the work of him who sent me Now that it is a day Yes, for the night is coming. And I cannot work again The prayer of the Ant. I must work […]

Inspiration

Love inspired me

Nothing I could’ve done besides you Thus welcoming you there stood Constant still falling like the dew Flooding life to spur my nature-hood I didn’t know you then but you’re sure with me When in […]

Inspiration

My discovery of God

Who is this that created man And all that is in the world And has chosen not to be seen Nor allow men to hear his word Even when in vain men are searching for […]

Inspiration

Till life keep us together

Out of sight and present in the mind That described my love for her Years of friendship, yet we never knew each other We discovered ourselves through a friend of mine He wished to unite […]

Inspiration

Consider my plight

A mingled time I experienced Nothing seemed to be happening aright I wonder what it could be Now that I altogether am confused Things continue to move round and round I can’t understand exactly what […]

Inspiration

A promise given

It is amazing to know While other things pass Just as they are ordered That my world is different Do you doubt me now Look at it and know That I can’t laugh with others […]

Poems

Poem

WHAT A GLORIOUS TRANSFORMATION DAY

What a glorious transformation day Awaiting the resurrection of Jesus After forty days of fasting and prayer In order to redeem mankind What a glorious transformation day Awaiting the Lord in joy After being accused […]

Poem

AS THE MOVIE IS STILL PLAYING

I see God’s hands on my present situation As things keep happening around me Though I cannot read His mind Only Him can give a true account of my story My present situation is like […]

Poem

IN A WORLD OF CONFLICT

I live in a world full of conflict A battlefield is my world Like a nation with many cities Like a house with many doors Within this world of mine as well as yours I […]

Poem

I AM ON THE MOVE

Do not trouble me while on my way Seriously bent to have it sway If only you will grant my groove Watch then as I make my move Endangered by the crisis aside Where the […]

Poem

Oh Wonderful God

You’ve overwhelmed me so dearly You filled me with love in there I looked to you with awe beyond beep Oh, wonder! So deep Wherever I bet you follow me there Even when in burden […]

Poem

A man with a dead conscience

There lies the troubled conscience of the king Who betrayed the hope of his Kingsmen A promise of innovation and for better But his words were empty and false   Humble and gentle were his […]

Poem

ALL HAIL NIGERIA

All hail to you Nigeria Wonderfully you’re borne in time Wide is your land area Conditioned by nature of dime   It is you all Africa revere Once and now you stand out the giant […]

Poem

DISCOVER YOUR NEIGHBOUR

Your neighbour is part of yourself A creature of God Your neighbour needs you Be kind to him   Your neighbour may be poor Indigent, sick and needy He is an image of God Love […]

Poem

There is still time

You may have wondered Right within your heart That you have wasted all your time But hold on to yourself There is still time   You may have pondered within you How your friends are […]

Poem

My heart desire

O thus she stood when I just loved her Folding arms looking terrified I looked by the side unidentified Pitying while the more loving her She stood confused and uncertain for the next I saw […]

Poem

Such is Life

When it becomes true I must accept I bow to the reality I wouldn’t contend Life is here but can get lost Deeper than we grasp and tend Shall I always think this way When […]

Poem

Aggrieved Nation

Nigeria, the song of my grandmother Now I am quite a lot older Sounds like a lavished praise Indeed, the song of National praise A time when she nods her head A gesture of reverence […]

Poem

Driven by a desire

Driven by a desire, I prayed for wisdom. Ever since then, she has been my delight A learner I turned myself to be Ever grateful to everyone who has been my teacher Richly rewarded, I […]

Poem

Now that I’m here

Now that I am here Why must I worry about where I am not Let them flow as they ought Why worry when there is no need to worry Hasten your walk more than you […]

Poem

Unique Creatures

Human beings are unique But only a few possess that characteristics of uniqueness I watched the trees for so long It moved, it grew, it reproduced But it could not smile I watched the chicken […]

Reflection

Reflection

The Wisdom of Love

Wisdom has been proved right by all her children. The hidden wisdom is that which is hidden from the wise and revealed to mere children – the simple, the poor and the ignorant. God is […]

Reflection

Just for my sake

It all seemed like a dream. It could not have happened in real life, thought Janson.  How can his world just end in a twinkling of an eye? This can only be conceived as one […]

Reflection

He changed my story

Mmasinachi (Mma) has been born with severe deformities you could envision to get a baby girl: a bloated cheek, swollen eyes, flat nose and bow legs. It was like her title portrays the contrary to […]

Reflection

The two sides of a coin

Looking at the two sides of the coin, Life and Death, one finds another dimension in our existential history. Man, destined from the origin of creation to live, love and serve God perpetually incidentally turned to be a […]

Reflection

Their unexpected dreams came true

The 3rd of August is a special celebratory day for Augustine. He remembered the day he met with the white lady who changed his fortune from grass to grace. When he felt settled for life, […]

Reflection

This would have been my lot!

Nora had written her name in the list of the unfortunate ones, those whose lives are filled with woes and inconsiderable failures. She could fancy nothing positive in her daily pursuit in this gallant and […]

Reflection

A grief that crumpled me

The telephone bell had been ringing in the connecting room. Peter was reluctant to pick up the phone though there was the urge to do so. He was unreasonably worried about the issues surrounding the […]

Reflection

A time of happiness spent in sorrow

The event of the previous evening will ever remain green in the tender mind of little Nneka. Today, as it were, she has been busy with nothing but gazing into the empty room that had […]

Reflection

The agony of life

“It is not fair, God! It is not fair! How can you allow a handful of men more joy than is good for their sanity and the rest of us more tears than we can […]

Reflection

You Sin

Slander, Malice, Gluttony, Drunkenness, Scoffery, Covetousness, Envy, Fornication, Adultery, Idolatry… Call it whatever you like, all I know and should know is that they are all summed up in one English word SIN. SIN! It […]

Reflection

In the spirit of love

Mathew took the risk of travelling to Jos to visit an old family friend. It was really the first time in his very existence of making such a long distance journey. While he was busy […]

Reflection

I am blessed forever

An empty altar is each soul Where the Eternal love Would place a quenchless, living coal From His own heart of love Every soul is a temple Where love plans to dwell And each must […]

Reflection

The gift of love

The purpose of life is based on love. Love is a pre-condition for understanding God. The best way to love God is to love everything He created. Love is the best teacher but it does […]

Reflection

A sign of God’s presence

What will you do when you die? How will you approach God? In your entire life You have never proven to be a friend Now that you lie lifeless, what is your opinion of Him? […]

Reflection

God’s project for mankind

God’s project was the need to redeem man from his sins. He took flesh and dwelt among us. He chose a cold and lonely stable as His birthplace, a small, unknown town as His home, […]

About Sr Prisca Nwokorie

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Prisca Onyinye Nwokorie is a Roman Catholic Nun. She belongs to the religious order of “Oblates of St. Benedict Joseph Labre” in Italy. She is a graduate of the University of Bari where she obtained her Bachelor’s and Masters’ degrees in “Information and Communication Technologies for the Production of Software” and “Computer Science” respectively. Currently, she is carrying out research work on “E-learning for Developing Countries”.