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Pope institutes new memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church

Pope institutes new memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church On Saturday, the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ decision that the Church celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as “Mother of the Church” every year on the Monday after Pentecost, as a way to foster Marian piety and the maternal sense of the Church. The decree establishing the memorial …

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Homily for the first Sunday of Advent, Yr B

HOMILY FOR THE FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT YEAR B ISAIAH 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7 1Cor.1:3-9 Mark 13:33-37 THEME : BE WATCHFUL My dear friend in Christ, this morning we begin a new liturgical year with a call on us to join the people of Israel who longed for the coming of the Messiah with great expectancy. The word “advent” is from …

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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 22nd Sunday in ordinary time year A

HOMILY FOR THE 22ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A READINGS Jeremiah 20:7-9 Romans 12:1-2 Matthew 16:21:27 THEME: A GIFT OF THE SELF Beloved in Christ, Mother Church invites us to reflect on the difficulties and obstacles we encounter daily in our efforts to respond fully and positively to God.We are given the example of Jeremiah and Jesus Himself as …

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My wish for you

"… You lock the kingdom of Heaven before men;- You do not enter yourselves, nor do you allow entrance to those trying to enter". May you become a sign of the Divine presence that is leading others to Him and not for obstructing their access to Him. Have a wonderful week.

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Homily for the 21st Sunday in ordinary time, year A

*HOMILY FOR THE 21ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A* READINGS Isaiah 22:19-33Romans 11:33-36Matthew 16:13-20 *THEME: BEYOND THE WEAKNESS* Dearly beloved, this morning, God through the Church invites us to look beyond our weakness and discover the real person God created in us. Our world is full of people who are unable to see beyond their shortcomings and are thus …

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Homily for the 20th sunday in ordinary time, Year A

*HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME* READINGS: ISAIAH 56:1,6-7ROMANS 11:13-15,29-32MATTHEW 15:21-28 *THEME: GOD IS BEYOND OUR BOUNDARIES* Dearly Beloved, Mother Church today invites us to see God's mercy and justice as not limited to one particular group with a call on us not to create restrictions for God by putting Him in a pigeonhole. A story is told …

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Divine Blessing

May God who has no favorites, accepts no bribes bless your hard work and also fulfill that special intention of your heart as you go through this week.

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Talk on Luke 1:49

TALK ON THE THEME DELIEVED AT THE DELEGATES CONFERENCE OF THE 1ST DISTRICT CADET COMMANDERY AND DISTRICT 1 JUNIOR AUXILIARY OF THE KNIGHT OF ST. JOHN INTERNATIONAL HELD AT. ST. JOHN'S SCHOOL -SEKONDI ON 12TH AUGUST, 2017 BY FR. EMMANUEL DOLPHYNE. I thank the organizers that for the opportunity to deliver a talk on the theme for your conference. My …

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