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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.

BAPTISM OF THE LORD, YR C

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD, YEAR C READINGS: ISAIAH 40:1-5, 9-11 TITUS 2:11-14, 3:4-7 LUKE 3:15-16, 21-22 THEME: JESUS’ BAPTISM AND OURS Beloved Friends, for more than two weeks we have been celebrating some great Christmas Solemnities in relation to Jesus as an infant, viz; the Solemnities of the Holy Family, Mary Mother of God, …

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EPIPHANY OF THE LORD

EPIPHANY OF THE LORD READINGS ISAIAH 60:1-6 EPH. 3:2-3a, 5-6 MATTHEW 2:1-12 THEME: KNOWLEDGE THAT TRANSFORMS My dear friend in Christ, this morning as we gather to worship our God on the occasion of the first sunday of this year, Mother church is also inviting us to celebrate the feast of Epiphany. Epiphany means manifestation or appearance. Originally, it referred …

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THE NEW ARCHBISHOP OF ACCRA

Profile of Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, CSSp Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie was born on the 26th of April 1958. He is a native of Apowa in the Sekondi Takoradi diocese. He attended the St. Theresa’s Minor Seminary, Amisano. He also attended the Spiritan Postulancy St. John XXIII Seminary, Ebolowa,Cameroon. He received his bachelor’s degree in theology from Paul’s …

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY; YEAR C

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY; YEAR C READINGS: 1ST READING: 1 SAMUEL 1:20- 22, 24- 28 2ND READING: 1 JOHN 3: 1-2, 21 -24 GOSPEL: LUKE 2:41- 52 THEME: THE HOLY FAMILY: OUR MODEL Beloved in Christ, Christmas is a family time. It is a period where families are reunited again and are offered the privilege and …

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CHRISTMAS MESSAGE BY MOST REV. JOHN BONAVENTURE KWOFIE, CSSp

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2018 Christmas is here again affording us an opportunity to reflect on the mystery of God’s Word taking human flesh and pitching its tent amongst us. We read from the Gospel according to John: The Word became flesh and dwelt amongst us. We saw his glory, the glory as the only Son of the Father (Jn 1:14). God …

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HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C READINGS: Zephaniah 3:14-18a Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:10-18 THEME: REJOICE: GOD IS IN YOUR MIDST. There is a story told of two friends in a certain remote village. One was rich but always sad and gloomy, while the other was poor but always happy and joyful. One day, the happy (the poor) …

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HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C

HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C THEME: THE JOY OF VISITATION READINGS: MICAH 5:1-4a HEBREWS 10:5-10 LUKE 1:39-45 A story is told of a Primary School teacher who asked her pupils to write an essay on the topic “WHAT I WISH FROM GOD?” While marking the scripts the teacher found a strange essay written by one of …

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HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING, YEAR B.

HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING, YEAR B. READINGS: Daniel 7 :13-14 Revelation 1:5-8 John 18:33b -37 THEME: OUR KING SAVES Beloved in Christ, today we celebrate the solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King of the universe. We celebrate a King willing to die for humanity and whose loving kindness endures forever. We shall therefore have …

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NOVEMBER: MONTH OF THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED

NOVEMBER: MONTH OF THE DEPARTED FAITHFUL “Lay this body anywhere and don’t let the care of it be a trouble for you… only this I ask; that you remember me at the Lord’s altar wherever you are.” -St. Monica to St. Augustine Every year, The Church during the month of November commemorates all her children who have departed from this …

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