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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.

"TO CAESAR AND TO GOD"

Beloved in Christ, another sunday is here with us and as usual we have the opportunity to gather together and reflect on three wonderful readings (Isaiah 45:1, 4-6; 1Thes. 1:1-5b; Mtt 22:15-21). I have titled this homily “TO CAESAR AND TO GOD” . My aim is to led you to understand Jesus’ statement of  ” give to caesar what belongs …

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Complacency in the service of God

Dear friend,we are here today to celebrate our faith in God on this 28th sunday in ordinary time(yr A) and as usual mother church present us with three readings: Isaiah 25: 6-10, Phil.4: 12-14, 19 and Matthew 22:1-14. Beloved  I have titled this short reflection which is based solely on the gospel “complacency in the service of God”. The reason …

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The gift has an intention

Dear beloved, another sunday is here with us and we are thus giving the opportunity to gather together as a family to hear God speaks to us in his word and the break bread. It is with this background that I invite you to pay special attention to the first reading (Isaiah 5:1-7) and the gospel reading (Mtt. 21:33-43) of …

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26th sunday(year a)

This sunday is a special sunday because it is the last sunday of September,a reminder that the rosary month is almost here with us. Again, it’s special because the readings of today invite us not to be first impression christians(people who serve God with fine words without a corresponding good deed). For though this type of relationship with God appeals …

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Deuterocanonical books in Nzema language

Today 24th September,2014 will forever remain a special day in the history of the deaneries of Axim and Half Assini. For at a meeting organised by the two deaneries at Our Lady of Fatima Grotto in Nawuley,the committee that was formed on 27th August,2012 and tasked with the translation of the Deuterocanonical books into the Nzema language handed it project …

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Cardinal Rode turns 80

Cardinal Franc Rodé turns 80 years old, reducing number of Cardinal electors to 113 2014-09-23 Slovenian Cardinal Franc Rodé turned 80 years old today, reducing the number ofcardinal electors to 113. The cardinal is the prefect emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.  During his time as prefect, Cardinal Rodé emphasized the importance of religious …

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The Priest, man of sacrifice

It was time for lunch so my Pastor and I were at table and as if by divine design I took my phone to table something I hardly do unless am expecting a call. Then at table I had a call at 1:15pm requesting for the sacrament of anointing of the sick, instinctively I covered my food, washed my hand …

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Sekondi-Takoradi diocese goes "religious"

On July 3rd,2014 Pope Francis appointed Mgsr. John Bonnaventure kwofie,CSSp as the fourth bishop of the Sekondi takoradi catholic diocese. At the time of his appointment,he was an Assistant Professor at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh,USA. Msgr . John Bonnaventure kwofie was ordained and installed as the fourth but first Religious bishop of the diocese at a colourful ceremony at the Takoradi …

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Crisis

Crisis is a crucial or decisive point or situation; a turning point. In life it can happen in two ways; either in our life as individuals or as a group. In themselves crisis are neutral that is neither good nor bad. They are therefore to be seen as challenges that needs to be overcomed so as to become a good …

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