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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/19/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE TRAP

            The question asked of Jesus in the Gospel – whether one ought to pay taxes to Caesar – is an attempt to trap Jesus. The trap plan by the Jewish hierarchy ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The King's Invitation

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/12/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE KING’S INVITATION

            Matthew uses this account to educate us on the custom of Jewish invitations. In the Jewish culture when the invitations of a great feast, like a wedding feast, were sent ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Tenants

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/05/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

TENANTS

            When I served as a “fidei donum” priest in the Archdiocese of Lagos, Nigeria, I remember a story someone told me. A landlady decided to travel to England and it was her ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Facta, non verba

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/28/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

FACTA, NON VERBA

            One of the female religious congregations that has contributed immensely in Christian Evangelization in the whole world is the Society of the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ). I ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: How Well and Not How Long

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/21/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

HOW WELL AND NOT HOW LONG

            This parable may sound to us as if it describes a purely imaginary situation, but that is far from being the case. Apart from the method of ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Forgive Us Our Debt

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/14/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

FORGIVE US OUR DEBT

            Jesus tells us a heartwarming story to “chisel out” eternal truth. I have a special affection for today’s Gospel. The mercy of God to his children is boundless. Few ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Watchman

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/07/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

WATCHMAN

Is working as a watchman a profession or a hobby? Definitely keeping watch of your kid brother or sister while your parents are at work can be deemed a hobby because some people ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/31/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE PLAN

            One question that is frequently asked by Sunday School teachers to their Sunday School children is: ‘What do you want to do, when you grow up?’ I remember my Sunday school ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Rock of Ages

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/24/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE ROCK OF AGES

            Rock is a symbol of strength and stability. It is a symbol that together with the symbol of a key, Jesus uses to respond to Peter’s declaration on his ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Motherhood

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/17/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

MOTHERHOOD

            Motherhood can simply be defined as the state of being a mother or the qualities of a mother. Throughout history, motherhood has been described as the woman’s basic mission, profession, and an ... Read More »

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