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Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Is Worth the Risk

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 3/01/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

IS WORTH THE RISK

            In the history of humankind those who have achieved some breakthroughs or invented some phenomenal things took some risk. Have you read the story of the astronauts who made ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: A Call to Renewal

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/22/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

A CALL TO RENEWAL

            Lent is one the most blessed periods in any calendar or liturgical year. I am not surprised that many Christians call it the season of grace. It is a ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: "...Be Made Clean"

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/15/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

 “…BE MADE CLEAN”

Jesus’ encounter with the leper who asked for healing reveals how completely new his message was in comparison with the Old Testament and rabbinical tradition. A leper was not merely excluded ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: We Preach in Order to Heal

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/08/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

WE PREACH IN ORDER TO HEAL

            It seems that the entire ministry of Jesus before his passion can be summed up in two words: preaching and healing. Today’s gospel passage provides us with ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Certification

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/01/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

CERTIFICATION

Certification can be defined as the formal attestation or confirmation of certain characteristics of an object, person, or organization. This confirmation is often, but not always, provided by some form of external review, ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Repentance

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/25/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

REPENTANCE

In today’s Liturgy of the Word, premium is placed on the urgency of repentance, for there is no time for anything. In some Christian circles when they talk of repentance, they stress it ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The First Vocations

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/18/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE FIRST VOCATIONS

I was happy when we finally resumed seminary formation after a long break because of Covid-19. The 9-month Covid-19 break has really been like a Sabbatical break. The break has really ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Water

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/11/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

WATER

            Today’s Feast of the Baptism of the Lord officially marks the end of the Christmas season. Baptism is very important in our Christian pilgrimage. In the rite of baptism two elements are ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Christ is for All People

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 1/04/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

CHRIST IS FOR ALL PEOPLE

            There is a Christmas carol that begins “We three kings from orient are.” It refers to the feast we celebrate today, the Epiphany of the Lord. Actually, those ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: NKRABEA

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/29/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

NKRABEA

            After the Christmas day festivities, I decided to reflect on Sunday’s readings for the Feast of Holy Family. The first reading caught my attention. I tried to contextualized the story of Abraham ... Read More »

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