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Padre Dolphyne

A Catholic Priest who shares his homilies with you to enable you build a very strong relationship with God. He is the author of two published books, namely ‘THE SIGN OF THE CROSS: OUR COMFORT IN SUFFERING’ , ‘FROM THE PRAETORIUM TO CALVARY’ and Editor of the Sekondi-Takoradi Diocesan Newsletter.

ASCENSION OF THE LORD

The Ascension of the Lord Reading 1 ACTS 1:1-11 In the first book, Theophilus, I dealt with all that Jesus did and taught until the day he was taken up, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. He presented himself alive to them by many proofs after he had suffered, appearing to them …

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READINGS FOR 8TH MAY 2018

Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter Lectionary: 292 Reading 1 ACTS 16:22-34 The crowd in Philippi joined in the attack on Paul and Silas, and the magistrates had them stripped and ordered them to be beaten with rods. After inflicting many blows on them, they threw them into prison and instructed the jailer to guard them securely. When he …

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READINGS FOR 7TH MAY, 2018

Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter Lectionary: 291 Reading 1 ACTS 16:11-15 We set sail from Troas, making a straight run for Samothrace, and on the next day to Neapolis, and from there to Philippi, a leading city in that district of Macedonia and a Roman colony. We spent some time in that city. On the sabbath we went …

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HOMILY FOR THE 6TH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B

HOMILY FOR THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER , YEAR B READINGS: Acts 10:25-26.34-35.44-48 1 John 4:7-10 John 15:9-17 THEME: CALL TO SACRIFICIAL LOVE My dear friend, as we approach the end of the season of Easter, Mother Church invites us today to reflect deeply on the implications of our relationship with God. This then is a call to reflect on …

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READINGS FOR 3RD MAY, 2018

Feast of Saints Philip and James, Apostles Readings 1 COR 15:1-8 I am reminding you, brothers and sisters, of the Gospel I preached to you, which you indeed received and in which you also stand. Through it you are also being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you, unless you believed in vain. For I …

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THE ROSARY AND ITS SPECIAL MONTHS

According to Catholic Encyclopedia, “In some manuscripts of the “Transitus Mariae,” which dates from the late fifth century, three annual Marian feasts are noted, including one on “the 15th day of Iyar, corresponding more or less to May. . . . Still later in date (seventeenth century at earliest) is the adoption of the custom of consecrating the month of …

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HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B

HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B READINGS: Acts 9:26-31 1John 3:18-24 John 15:1-8 WHEN YOU REMAIN IN CHRIST Beloved in Christ, today Mother Church invites us to reflect on what it means for a Christian to remain in Lord Jesus Christ. This reminder is to help us to consider ways through which we can always remain connected …

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READINGS FOR 26TH APRIL, 2018

Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter Reading ACTS 13:13-25 From Paphos, Paul and his companions set sail and arrived at Perga in Pamphylia. But John left them and returned to Jerusalem. They continued on from Perga and reached Antioch in Pisidia. On the sabbath they entered into the synagogue and took their seats. After the reading of the law …

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Pope creates new diocese in Thailand, appoints bishop in Vietnam

Pope creates new diocese in Thailand, appoints bishop in Vietnam Pope Francis on Wednesday created a new diocese in Thailand with a new bishop and appointed another bishop in Vietnam. Thailand Pope Francis on Wednesday created the Diocese of Chang Rai in north-east Thailand and appointed Father Joseph Vuthiler Haelom as its first bishop. The new diocese has been created …

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READINGS FOR 25TH APRIL,2018

Feast of Saint Mark, evangelist Reading 1 PT 5:5B-14 Beloved: Clothe yourselves with humility in your dealings with one another, for: God opposes the proud but bestows favor on the humble. So humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time. Cast all your worries upon him because he cares for you. Be …

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