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Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: St. Joseph of Nazareth

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/28/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY                                                                                            ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/28/21

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

THE FAMILY FROM NAZARETH

                We are told by St Luke (Lk. 2:1ff) that while Quirinius was governor of Syria, Emperor Augustus decreed that all people should be registered – that is, a census. ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Little Things

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/20/21

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

THE LITTLE THINGS

            In my place in the world our elders say powerful medications come in little bottles. In life one will make a big mistake if (s)he judges a being or a ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: What Shall We Do?

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/13/21

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

WHAT SHALL WE DO

            “What must we do”: carries the nuance of readiness for repentance. The Baptist was a man who preached with fortitude and fearlessness. Men of God in that class are ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Baptist's Voice

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/06/21

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

THE BAPTIST’S VOICE

            The power of a voice. There is a radio presenter in my city and of late I have heard how some people have become addicted to his voice. One day ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Awake and Alert

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/29/21

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

BE ON THE ALERT…

            Advent is a season of expectant waiting and so we are being encouraged to be on the alert. The prophet Jeremiah who made a name for himself as the ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Kingly Rule

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/22/21

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

KINGLY RULE

            In most countries in North America and Europe the roles of kings are gradually declining and losing their pragmatic significance. We still have the Queen of England, King of Spain, and ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Al Fine

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/15/21

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

AL FINE

            Al fine is an Italian phrase which means “at the end.” It is a common idiom in the music world but I would like to deploy it with spiritual nuance. I ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: ...I Beg to Differ

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/08/21

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

…I BEG TO DIFFER

            Today’s first reading has been given misleading interpretation by some men of God but if that interpretation given by these men of God is the right one, then I ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Love-Commandment

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/01/21

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

THE LOVE-COMMANDMENT

            Jesus clearly states in today’s Gospel that a believer carrying out the love-commandment in life does better than someone who venerates God merely by means of ritual observance. This was already ... Read More »