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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.

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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HOMILY FOR THE 33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR B

HOMILY FOR THE 33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR B READINGS Daniel 12:1-3 Hebrews 10:11-14, 18 Matthew 13:24-32 THEME HOPE : THE FOUNDATION OF CHRISTIAN FAITH Beloved, there is always this particular student in the class whose job is to announce the count down to the great day of going home and when the day finally arrives they all go home …

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HOMILY FOR THE 32RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR B

Homily for the 32nd sunday in ordinary time, year b READINGS 1 Kgs 17:10-16 Heb. 9:24-28 Mark 12: 38-44 THEME: ” GIVING : A CHALLENGE TO FAITH IN GOD Beloved in Christ, the Church invites us this morning to reflect on ‘ sacrificial giving’, that is giving to the extent that it hurts. This is to help us appreciate the …

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HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR B

HOMILY FOR 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B Readings: Deuteronomy 6:1-6 Hebrews 7:23-28 Mark 12:28-34 VALIDATE YOUR LOVE FOR GOD Beloved in Christ. today as we celebrate the 31st Sunday in ordinary time, through the first reading and the gospel, The Church is reminding us that our love for God cannot exist in a vacuum. In fact, this love …

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HOMILY FOR THE 30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR B

HOMILY FOR 30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B READINGS: Jeremiah 31:7-9 Hebrews 5:1-6 Mark 10:46-52 THEME: BE FOCUSED DESPITE THE OBSTACLES Beloved in Christ, today Mother Church invites us to reflect on how we can live a fulfilled Christian life inspite of the challenges and the obstacles we face. Therefore, while acknowledging the existence of these challenges, the word …

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MISSION SUNDAY 2018,YEAR B

MISSION SUNDAY HOMILY Homily for the 29th sunday in ordinary time, year b READINGS Isa.53:10-11 Hebrews 4 :14-16 Mark 10:35-45 Beloved in Christ, today being the third sunday in OCTOBER, Mother Church invites us to celebrate ‘MISSION SUNDAY ‘-a day to reflect on our personal response and to rededicate ourselves to the mission of Jesus Christ. Therefore, I have chosen …

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