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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.

Feast day celebrations

ST. MARTIN DE PORRES HOSPITAL CELEBRATES HER PATRON FEAST DAY St. Martin de Porres hospital located in Eikwe but belonging to the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi Takoradi has celebrated her annual patron saint feast day with a number of activities including a Novena, presentation of gifts to patients, health talk and fun games. This year’s event coincided with 55th anniversary …

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This house is God's

Beloved in Christ, as we gather this morning to worship our God, mother church invites us  to celebrate the dedication of the Basilica of St. John Lateran. Therefore our readings are from Ezekiel 47: 1-2, 8-9, 12; 1Cor. 3:9c-11, 16-17; John 2:13-22. This has enabled me to choose as our theme this morning “THIS HOUSE IS GOD’S”. This is to …

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Human life is not perfect

Beloved in Christ, this morning we are witnessing two major changes in our Eucharistic celebration; namely the choice of the readings as well as the liturgical colour of the day. Though we are in ordinary time the Church invite us to make these changes because today is 2ND NOVEMBER, a day set aside to commemorate all the faithful departed. Therefore …

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Sekondi Takoradi diocese:going forward

WHO IS LISTENING On september 13, 2015, Most. Rev. John Bonnaventure kwofie, CSSp. was consecrated as the fourth bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi Takoradi. I hope this write up will serve as a catalyst to inspire all Priests, Religious and lay faithful to support him in his ministry. This is the time to start afresh by forgetting the …

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The Catholic Church and Evolution

My attention has been drawn to an article in the UK based independent newspaper claiming that Pope Francis has declared evolution and big bang theory right and God isn’t a magician with a magic wand. Below is my response to the position of the Catholic as regards evolution. Well to you who are new to the debate; evolution is a …

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Made for love

Beloved in christ, we are here this morning to celebrate the 30th sunday in ordinary time(year a).Consequently we are giving three wonderful readings to reflect on; Ex.22:20-26; 1 Thess 1:5-10 and Matthew 22:34-40. I have therefore decided to reflect with you on the theme” made for love”. This theme is to enable you to put into context the warning from …

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"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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