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Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Grace Period

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 3/21/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

GRACE PERIOD

            I would like to think that those in the financial world may have heard the phrase “grace period.” A “grace period” is usually a period of time beyond a due date ... Read More »

Fr. Michale's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Changes

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 3/14/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

CHANGES

            Time, circumstance, age, status in life and other things can make us see the term “CHANGE” as relative. Relative in the sense that for some people lack of changes at a particular ... Read More »

Father Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Basket for the Poor

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 3/07/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

BASKET FOR THE POOR

            America is an average African boy’s dream. Most of our youth would like to have the taste of the American juicy life. Whenever you visit America and return some ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Speaking

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/28/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

SPEAKING

            “Praise no one before he speaks, for it is then that people are tested.” These are the closing words of the author to the first reading. They are really wordings of wisdom. ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Learning to Let Go...

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/22/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

LEARNING TO LET GO…

            Learning to let go of one’s offense to you is something that is purely divine. What has someone done to you that has created this bitterness in you that ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Trusting

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/14/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

TRUSTING

            Jeremiah opens today’s first reading with some strong words: “Cursed is the one who trusts in human beings, who seeks his strength in flesh…” At first glance one may be tempted to ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Here I am Lord, Send Me

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 2/07/22

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

HERE I AM LORD, SEND ME

            One of the parting words of Jesus to all his disciples is “go therefore and make disciples of all nations…” Every baptized person officially shares in the ... Read More »

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 »