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2022 archive of Community Insights

2022 archive of Community Insights

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Leaving

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 5/16/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

LEAVING….

            Leaving can invite mixed feelings, some good, others can create sad feelings but there is a “leaving” that some holy people look forward to. I have created three scenarios of leaving: in ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Follow Me

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 5/09/22

 

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

FOLLOW ME…

            We are in the Fourth Sunday of Easter and each week comes with its own intricacies. On Easter Sunday, the Easter story was one of uncertainties.  Some women who went ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: I am Going Back

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 5/02/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

AM GOING BACK…

            How many times have we made a resolution about something, especially like a bad habit, and we promise God that we will never do that again but we go back ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Assessment

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 4/25/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

ASSESSMENT

            At times I see it as so funny when human beings assess God with the power of their reasoning and not the gift of faith. The Age of Enlightenment introduced a lot ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: A New Day

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 4/19/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

HOLY SATURDAY

“A NEW DAY”

 

            It was the Prophet Isaiah who after prophesizing on the horrors of Good Friday; ended his prophesy with a note of hope: “...so will the crowds be ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Good Friday

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 4/19/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

GOOD FRIDAY

            How best could the men and women of the whole region of Palestine describe the crucifixion and death of Jesus of Nazareth? I can tell you that it can be very ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Tomb is Empty

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 4/19/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE TOMB IS EMPTY

            At long last our forty day’s penitential exercises have come to a close with the celebration of Easter joy. Today, there are going to be a lot of celebrations ... Read More »

Father Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Holy Triduum

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 4/14/22

Tonight, all over the world the Mother Church will lead us into the most solemn of days called HOLY TRIDUUM. Right after the Holy Thursday Mass, the Mass servers will intone the bells ushering us into silent meditation and prayer. We will reenact the event that took place over ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Waving Your Palms

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 4/11/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

WAVING YOUR PALMS

            Anyone who is familiar with Ancient Roman history may have come across “waving of palm branches.” It was a sign of victory, triumph and celebration. Roman Generals looked forward for ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: I Am Doing Something New

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 4/04/22

Fifth Sunday of Lent

I AM DOING SOMETHING NEW

 

            I do not remember my favorite subject during my elementary education; maybe I just wanted to hear the break bell and go and play soccer. But wait, I think I remember English Grammar. I would like to think ... Read More »

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