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2021 archive of Community Insights

2021 archive of Community Insights

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/20/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE DEFENSELESS

            The early Church was viewed from a defenseless position. The Gospel reading paints a picture that fits the description of the Church during the time of Christ and the first three ... Read More »

Fr Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: A Worthless Faith

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/13/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

A WORTHLESS FAITH

            The springboard of my Sunday reflection lies with St James’ famous statement in the Second Reading. St James categorically states that “Faith without works is dead.” This statement of St ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Ephphatha

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/06/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

EPHPHATHA

One of the touching rites during the Christian initiation of baptism is Ephphatha. The priests normally touch the ears of candidate and says: “The Lord Jesus made the deaf hear and the dumb ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/31/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE LAW

            In most countries one can often hear that the interpretation of the “Law” is in the bosom of the court. This may be true for some people living in a particular ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Choices We Make

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/23/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE CHOICES WE MAKE

            I believe strongly that one’s life’s summary can be linked with his or her life’s choices. As we are what we eat so can we be as a result ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: An Assumption with Certainty

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/16/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

AN ASSUMPTION WITH CERTAINTY

            The modern definition of the term “Assumption” can be understood in different ways but two will be applied here. The first is “…an assuming that something is true”, while ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Immunity

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/09/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

IMMUNITY

            Immunity can simply be defined as the quality or state of being immune; particularly a condition of being able to resist a particular disease especially through preventing development of a pathogenic microorganism ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Frustrations

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/02/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

FRUSTRATIONS

            Frustration is part of life experiences. Whether you like it or not something will make you feel frustrated. Moments of frustration at times can be so severe that one may question his/her ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: A Boy's Lunch!

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 7/26/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

A BOY’S LUNCH!

Today’s Gospel is a continuation of last Sunday’s Gospel reading. The Gospel passage for last Sunday ended with Jesus empathizing for the crowd whom he likened to a sheep without a ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Shepherds

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 7/19/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

SHEPHERDS

            In the first reading the kings of Israel are referred to as shepherds, but it was customary throughout the ancient world to give kings the honorific title of “shepherd.” The shepherd language ... Read More »

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