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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 »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/28/21

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Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Family from Nazareth

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/28/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE FAMILY FROM NAZARETH

                We are told by St Luke (Lk. 2:1ff) that while Quirinius was governor of Syria, Emperor Augustus decreed that all people should be registered – that is, a census. ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Little Things

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/20/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE LITTLE THINGS

            In my place in the world our elders say powerful medications come in little bottles. In life one will make a big mistake if (s)he judges a being or a ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: What Shall We Do?

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/13/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

WHAT SHALL WE DO

            “What must we do”: carries the nuance of readiness for repentance. The Baptist was a man who preached with fortitude and fearlessness. Men of God in that class are ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 12/06/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE BAPTIST’S VOICE

            The power of a voice. There is a radio presenter in my city and of late I have heard how some people have become addicted to his voice. One day ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Awake and Alert

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/29/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

BE ON THE ALERT…

            Advent is a season of expectant waiting and so we are being encouraged to be on the alert. The prophet Jeremiah who made a name for himself as the ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Kingly Rule

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/22/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

KINGLY RULE

            In most countries in North America and Europe the roles of kings are gradually declining and losing their pragmatic significance. We still have the Queen of England, King of Spain, and ... Read More »