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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.

Homily for 30th Sunday – year A

HOMILY FOR THE 30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A READINGS Exodus 22:20-26 1 Thessalonians 1:5-10 Matthew 22:34-40 THEME: LOVE BEYOND FEELINGS Beloved in Christ, this morning Mother Church invites us to reflect on the demand to love God and our neighbour; warning that we cannot separate love of God from love of neighbour (cf 1 John 4:20). Christian love …

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Homily for the 29th Sunday in ordinary time year A

HOMILY FOR THE 29TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A. READINGS Isaiah 45:14-5 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5 Matthew 22:15-21 THEME: WHOSE IMAGE: GOD’S OR CAESAR’S? Beloved in Christ, the Church invites us to reflect on the image we bear in relation to the daily choices we are called upon to make. This is in reference to the question how do I …

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Homily -28th Sunday – year A

HOMILY. FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME READINGS Isaiah 25:6-10 Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20 Matthew 22:1-14 *A GODLY INVITATION WITH A HUMAN RESPONSE* Beloved in Christ, today Mother Church invites us to reflects on the universal nature of salvation and the fact that not all who were invited accepted the call. God wants us all to be saved, however he …

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Homily for 27th Sunday, year A

*HOMILY FOR THE 27TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A* READINGS Isaiah 5:1-7 Philippians 4:6-9 Matthew 21:33-43 *THEME: FRUITS OF A VINEYARD* Beloved in Christ, Mother Church invites us to reflect on the care lavished on us by God and the sinful response from His people as well as the approaching judgement. For Isaiah, God is like the farmer who …

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Homily 26th Sunday- year A

HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME READINGS Ezekiel 18:25-28 Philippians 2:1-11 Matthew 21:28-32 THEME: REPENT AND BE FORGIVEN Beloved in Christ, this morning Mother Church reminds us that we all have our individual freedom to say yes or no to God with the assurance that change is also possible for those who desire it. But we should not …

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Homily for the 25th Sunday in ordinary time, year A

*HOMILY FOR THE 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A* READINGS ISAIAH 55:6-9 PHIL 1:20-24;27 MATTHEW 20:1-16 *THEME: WHY BEGRUDGE MY GENEROSITY* Beloved in Christ, one of the phrases we hear as we go through life is “this is not fair” or “it isn’t fair”. This phrase is commonly used in man’s relationship with God especially when God blesses both …

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Homily for the 24th Sunday in ordinary time, year A

Homily for the 24th Sunday in ordinary time, year A . Readings: Sirach 27: 30 – 28: 7, Romans 14: 7-9, Matthew 18:21-35. Theme: FORGIVENESS: A CHRISTIAN OBLIGATION. Dearly Beloved, it’s refreshing to be back having been away for our annual priestly retreat and annual diocesan grotto spiritual exercise. This morning we are invited to reflect on the need to …

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