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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 »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Witness

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/20/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE WITNESS

            To bear witness is to attest to the reality of an event by giving the affirmation of it. A trial or legal action is the natural setting for witness. Certain objects ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Baptism of the Lord

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/13/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

            One of the courses I teach in the seminary is “historical Jesus”. In this course, I discuss with my students the actual events that historians can prove that ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Manifestation

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/06/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

MANIFESTATION

            Has the Messiah “manifested” himself already or he is yet to “manifest” himself? This is a question that comes with different opinions depending on Jewish or Christian perspectives or the indifferent perspective ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: New Year, New Things

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/31/19

1 JANUARYFEAST OF MARY, THE MOTHER OF GODNumbers 6:22-27; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:16-21NEW YEAR; NEW THINGS            New Year celebrations are upon us again, coming right on the heels of Christmas, which is the supreme celebration through Jesus Christ. The Christian spirit is that the New Year brings new things ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Holy Family

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/30/19

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE HOLY FAMILY

            Family is one of the beautiful “institutions” God gifted humankind. The natural bond of love, the sense of belonging, security and shelter that family provides may not be experienced anywhere. ... Read More »

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