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Father Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The God of Ezekiel

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 3/30/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

 “THE GOD OF EZEKIEL”

            COVID-19 is not close to the worse enemy of humanity’s existence; historians are not short sighted: they recall havoc of the black plague (that reduce the world’s population to ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Blindness

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 3/23/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

BLINDNESS

            Blindness is the inability to see anything, including light. According to some people blindness is arguably the worse disease that can affect man. For uncountable times we may have passed by blind ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Samaritan Woman

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 3/16/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE SAMARITAN WOMAN

            The exchange of gifts is as old as humanity. The breath of life that Adam received from God at creation was given as an unmerited gift. We all remember great ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Jesus' Identity

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 3/09/20

JESUS’ IDENTITY

            Is Jesus the Messiah? Is he the Son of God and God? Questions like these divided opinions during Joseph’s Son’s lifetime and it continues today. Among the early Christians, some even preach and taught that he did not possess the same substance with God the Father ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 3/02/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE TEST

            Test can simply be defined as a means for measuring the skill, knowledge, intelligence, capacities, or aptitudes of an individual or group. Normally a quality of a thing or being can ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Catholicity

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/24/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

CATHOLICITY

            As we close the curtain on the first half of the Ordinary Season for Year A and prepare for the season of Lent and Easter, I thought it appropriate to write on ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/17/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE LAW

            The law can be seen as a guide for orderliness in society and it helps create the right balance and harmony in society. At the beginning of the Gospel Jesus emphasizes ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Metaphors

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/10/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

METAPHORS

            The word metaphor comes from the Greek noun metaphora and the Greek verb metaphorein, meaning ‘to transfer’. The Oxford English Dictionary defines metaphor as the figure of speech in which a name ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/03/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD

            We are blessed with a feast laced with beauty and solemnity. Can you picture what happened on that day? Joseph may have worn his best attire ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Dawn of Light

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/27/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE DAWN OF LIGHT

            “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom a light has shone.” The story of the land ... Read More »

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