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Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Hatred

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/09/19

FR MICHAEL’S BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

“HATE”

The Gospel of the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time is laced with a language that is highly uncharacteristic of Jesus. Throughout his public ministry, Jesus preached unconditional love to the extent that he ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Humility

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/03/19

FR. MICHAEL'S BIBLICAL IMAGERY: HUMILITY

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

HUMILITY

The readings meant for our reflections on the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C) lay emphasis on HUMILITY. Within Christian context this term can be used well while at times it can ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/26/19

FR MICHAEL’S THOUGHT ON BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE STRANGER

The readings meant for our reflection on the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time are full hope and assurance. The readings address their message of hope and assurance to “THE STRANGER”. The ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Fire

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/19/19

FR MICHAEL’S THOUGHT ON BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

FIRE

The 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time’s Gospel is among the hard sayings of Jesus. In the Gospel Jesus uses fire to bring home his lesson to his listeners. Let us take a ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Departing

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 8/12/19

FR MICHAEL’S THOUGHT ON BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

DEPARTING

            Based on the readings of the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C), let us reflect on the biblical imagery of “DEPARTING.” The readings (Wisdom 18:6-9; Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19; Luke 12:32-48) ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Wealth

Posted by Suzanne Najman on 8/05/19

FR MICHAEL’S THOUGHT ON BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

WEALTH

         The Church on the 18th Sunday in Ordinary time presents to us the biblical image of WEALTH for our reflections.

         The Oxford Learners Dictionary defines wealth as a ‘large amount ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Intercession/Intervention

Posted by Suzanne Najman on 7/29/19

FR MICHAEL’S THOUGHT ON BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

INTERCESSION/INTERVENTION

The biblical image of intercession or intervention can be visible to the eye and heart of the believer in the texts provided for us for our 17th Sunday reflections. For all of ... Read More »

FR MICHAEL’S THOUGHT ON BIBLICAL IMAGERY

Posted by Suzanne Najman on 7/23/19

FR MICHAEL’S THOUGHT ON BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

MARTHA’S HOUSE (LUKE 10:38-42)

[HOUSE OF GOD; LITURGY OF THE WORD AND THE LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST]

I see an image of a household of God who welcomes Jesus to lead in a ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Good Samaritan

Posted by Suzanne Najman on 7/16/19

MY THOUGHT ON BIBLICAL IMAGERY

(Fr. Michael Boakye Yeboah, Vice Rector – St. Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

THE GOOD SAMARITAN (LUKE 10:25-37)

This story of “KINDNESS” is pregnant with varied meanings. One needs to pay attention to this pericope from the pen of Luke, for at first sight one may ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery

Posted by Suzanne Najman on 7/11/19

MY THOUGHTS ON BIBLICAL IMAGERY

(Fr. Michael Boakye Yeboah, Vice Rector – St. Gregory Seminary, Kumasi-Ghana)

I SEND YOU AS SHEEP IN THE MIDST OF WOLVES (MATTHEW 10:16)

Jesus used a lot of “coded” words in his public ministry and once he told his disciples of the rational behind ... Read More »

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