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Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Dwelling of God

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/21/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE DWELLING OF GOD

            As we get closer to Christmas the Church gives us readings that seem to instruct us on the theology of the dwelling place of God. Does God dwell in ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Joyfulness

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/14/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

JOYFULNESS

            The “spiritual master” Eckhart Tolle once said “pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.” Before I share with you “the joy that rises from within”, let ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/07/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE VOICE

            Voice can simply be defined as sound produced by vertebrates by means of lungs, larynx, or syrinx; especially sound so produced by human beings. This key element in humans is one ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: A New Beginning

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/30/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

A NEW BEGINNING

            As we start a new Liturgical Year we remain thankful to God for seeing us through the previous year. The last liturgical year has inked itself in the annals of ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: End of the Year

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/23/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

“END OF THE YEAR”

End of the year normally refers to end of a Calendar Year and this is precisely on 31 December. But in other spheres of life, we have end of Academic ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Talents

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/16/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

TALENTS

Today’s readings can be linked to the famous work of the philosopher Plato called the Republic. According to the learned thinker the Ideal City State should be classified according to citizens’ abilities or ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Wisdom

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/09/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

WISDOM

            The Hebrew word chokma, as used in the Old Testament, stands for wisdom, both divine and human. Among the Hebrews the wise man (chakam) was the learned man in general, whether in ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Images: Onipa

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/02/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS

ONIPA

Let us all rejoice in the Lord, as we celebrate the feast day in honor of all the Saints, at whose festival the Angels rejoice and praise the Son ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Alien

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/26/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

ALIENS

An alien can be defined as a foreigner, especially one who is not a naturalized citizen of the country where he or she is living. In 2011 I served as a chaplain of ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/19/20

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE TRAP

            The question asked of Jesus in the Gospel – whether one ought to pay taxes to Caesar – is an attempt to trap Jesus. The trap plan by the Jewish hierarchy ... Read More »

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