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Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Al Fine

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/15/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

AL FINE

            Al fine is an Italian phrase which means “at the end.” It is a common idiom in the music world but I would like to deploy it with spiritual nuance. I ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: ...I Beg to Differ

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/08/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

…I BEG TO DIFFER

            Today’s first reading has been given misleading interpretation by some men of God but if that interpretation given by these men of God is the right one, then I ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Love-Commandment

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 11/01/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE LOVE-COMMANDMENT

            Jesus clearly states in today’s Gospel that a believer carrying out the love-commandment in life does better than someone who venerates God merely by means of ritual observance. This was already ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Be Hopeful

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/25/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

BE HOPEFUL

            People are caught up in strange situations every day in the midst of a “dancing world.” At times in our own merry making we may think there is no cause for ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Acting Anointed or Being Anointed

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/18/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

…ACTING ANOINTED OR BEING ANOINTED

            Religious ministerial positions have been seen from different facets since the time of Christ. In recent times our popes have been warning seminarians, priests, religious and bishops of ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: I Prefer Wisdom

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/11/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

I PREFER WISDOM

            What do you seek most in this world? A secular man may list uncountable things and I fully agree if it happens that way. But for Christian person what will ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: Marriage

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 10/06/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

MARRIAGE

            Marriage, I think, is one of the greatest gifts from God to humankind. God works in mysterious ways but I don’t know how God would have continued his work of procreation without ... Read More »

Fr. Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: The Desirable and Undesirable

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/27/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE DESIRABLE AND THE UNDESIRABLE.

            Today’s readings present two important issues working against Christian unity and purity. Unity and purity were the two main requests Jesus placed before his Father for his disciples. ... Read More »

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

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/20/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

THE DEFENSELESS

            The early Church was viewed from a defenseless position. The Gospel reading paints a picture that fits the description of the Church during the time of Christ and the first three ... Read More »

Fr Michael's Thoughts on Biblical Imagery: A Worthless Faith

Posted by Debbie Faith Formation on 9/13/21

FR MICHAEL BIBLICAL IMAGERY

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

A WORTHLESS FAITH

            The springboard of my Sunday reflection lies with St James’ famous statement in the Second Reading. St James categorically states that “Faith without works is dead.” This statement of St ... Read More »