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Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Persistance

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/21/19

 (Fr Michael FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

Boakye Yeboah: Vice Rector of St Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

PERSISTANCE

            Persistence occupies a central place in the readings of the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. Persistence is very central in the spirituality and theology of prayer. Jesus’ practice of prayer ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Gratitude

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/14/19

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

(Fr Michael Boakye Yeboah: Vice Rector of St Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

GRATITUDE

            I would like to define gratitude borrowing the words of Emmanuel Kant. Kant’s account of gratitude as described in his “The Metaphysics of Morals”, begins with what we might take as a ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Is God Dead?

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/07/19

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

(Fr Michael Boakye Yeboah: Vice Rector of St Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

IS GOD DEAD?

The prophet Habakkuk’s prophetic message for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time can puzzle one’s mind to consider if those who hold the view that “God is dead” had a point ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Negligence

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/30/19

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

(Fr Michael Boakye Yeboah: Vice Rector of St Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

NEGLIGENCE

It is within the natural rights of every human person to seek his/her own rights and pursue them for the betterment of his/her life. Some people can really get preoccupied with themselves to ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Luxury

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/23/19

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

(Fr Michael Boakye Yeboah: Vice Rector of St Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

LUXURY

The Readings given to us by the Church for our reflection on the 25th Sunday are rich with socio-economic themes which carry religious significance. The prophecy of Amos in the first reading (Amos ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Search

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/16/19

FR MICHAEL’S BIBLICAL IMAGERY

(Rev Fr. Michael Boakye Yeboah, Vice Rector: St Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

SEARCH

            Theologically, the word search incites hope. The word “search” works effectively with the word redemption. It is when one is searched for and found that (s)he can deem himself/herself on the path ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Hatred

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/09/19

FR MICHAEL’S BIBLICAL IMAGERY

(Rev Fr. Michael Boakye Yeboah, Vice Rector: St Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

“HATE”

The Gospel of the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time is laced with a language that is highly uncharacteristic of Jesus. Throughout his public ministry, Jesus preached unconditional love to the extent that he ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Humility

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/03/19

FR. MICHAEL'S BIBLICAL IMAGERY: HUMILITY

(Fr. Michael Boakye Yeboah, Vice Rector: St Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

HUMILITY

The readings meant for our reflections on the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C) lay emphasis on HUMILITY. Within Christian context this term can be used well while at times it can ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Stranger

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/26/19

FR MICHAEL’S THOUGHT ON BIBLICAL IMAGERY

(Fr. Michael Boakye Yeboah, Vice Rector: St Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

THE STRANGER

The readings meant for our reflection on the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time are full hope and assurance. The readings address their message of hope and assurance to “THE STRANGER”. The ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Fire

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/19/19

FR MICHAEL’S THOUGHT ON BIBLICAL IMAGERY

(Fr. Michael Boakye Yeboah, Vice Rector: St Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

FIRE

The 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time’s Gospel is among the hard sayings of Jesus. In the Gospel Jesus uses fire to bring home his lesson to his listeners. Let us take a ... Read More »

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