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Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Sin of Omission

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/27/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA

SIN OF OMISSION

            Sin of omission is a sin that takes place because of not doing something that is right. Examples could include not praying, not standing up for what is right, or not sharing Christ with others. Another ... Read More »

Father Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Stewardship

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/22/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA

STEWARDSHIP

            Stewardship is central in today’s second and gospel passages. The two share direct effects on the first reading. While the author to the second reading requested prayers for kings and those in leadership, Jesus uses the life and ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Cura Animarum

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/11/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA

CURA ANIMARUM

            Cura animarum is a Latin expression which simply means “Cure of Souls.” Technically the term is applied to the exercise of a clerical office involving the instruction by sermons, admonitions, and sanctification through word the sacraments.

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Father Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: It Takes Grace!

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/05/22

FR MICHAEL BOAKYE YEBOAH

(CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF KUMASI, GHANA)

IT TAKES GRACE!

            On this 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C), Mother Church gives us three readings for our reflection and meditation. Carefully reading through them line by line and word for word, I discovered three Christian characteristic ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Humility

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/28/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

HUMILITY

            Looking at the first reading and the gospel passage closely I remember an event that happened recently. I visited US for my summer vacation and on 24 July I was scheduled to ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/20/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE FEW

            The whole of scripture is glued or laced with interconnectivity. One text always finds connectivity with another and I see that at play in today’s three readings. In today’s first reading, ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Jeremiah Lane

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/14/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE JEREMIAH LANE

                                                                                                                

            Many priests, religious and lay Catholics walk on “the Jeremiah lane”. What is “the Jeremiah lane”? I coined this phrase for my ministry as a formator. It is a ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: You're Safe

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/09/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

YOU’RE SAFE

            If the Lord has no intention of keeping us safe, he will not let us rise from our beds to see the day’s light. Once we sense breath and life, then ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Desires

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/02/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

DESIRES

            One of the things that makes all of us living beings is our desires. The dead have no desire and that may have been the reason why Dante wrote: “abandon all hopes ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Defense Attorney

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 7/25/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE DEFENSE ATTORNEY

            Who will speak for the accused? Many people have been wrongfully accused. There has been recent reports of people who have released from prison after spending decades behind bars. Their ... Read More »