Browsing the January 2022 archive of Community Insights

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: He Knows You

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/31/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

HE KNOWS YOU

            Do you know what people do and get themselves involved in just to be known? Some people do all kinds of things to catch the eye of people while others ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Ezra

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/24/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

EZRA

            I was born in a society where religion was central in an average child’s upbringing. We did not have many priests to say Masses in our churches. In our town we were ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Cana Model

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/18/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE CANA MODEL

            The three readings given to us for our reflection may offer us clues for building a good parish community or by extension a good society. Years ago, when I studied ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Stepping-In

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/10/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

STEPPING-IN

            Baptism is the first step of the rite of Christian initiation. The word comes from the Hebrew word baptismos which means immersion in water. The equivalent Hebrew word to Greek is baptisma ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/03/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE STAR

            The Christmas story is limited and unlimited. Limited in the sense that Jesus’ manifestation was precisely linked with the restoration of Israel but it became unlimited as a sign and star ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/03/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

MARY OF NAZARETH

            Mary is more than a religious iconic figure. Though she occupies a central place in the Christian creed her place in the Islamic faith is also worthy of note but ... Read More »