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Katolikong Katesismo para sa Pagdiriwang ng Miyerkules ng Abo, February 22, 2012.

MIYERKULES NG ABO.

Dominican Province of the Philippines

Ang Abosa anyo ng Krus ay tanda ng pasimula ng
panahon ng kuwaresma. Ang panahong ito
ng 40 araw
ay
paghahanda para sa pinakapunong kapistahan
ng Simbahan. Ipinahahayag ng tanda ng abosa
noo
ang kahulugan ng buong kapanahunan ng
kuwaresma
.

Ang ating pagbabalik-loob mula sa pagkakasala ang
diwa
ng araw na ito at ng buong kuwaresma. Ito
ang taunang landasin ng pagbabalik-loob
na
naghahatid sa atin sa mga mahal na araw
ng
triduum o ang tatlong araw ng pagdiriwang ng
kamatayan
at muling pagkabuhay ni Hesukristo.
Ang pag-aalala natin at pagdiriwang ng kanyang
kamatayan
at pagkabuhay na mag-uli ay tanging
wasto nating maisasagawa sa diwa ng ating
sariling pagtalikod
sa kasalanan at pagtalima sa
kanyang kalooban. Kaya’t pagbabalik-loob sa Diyos

mula sa kasamaan at ang ating pamumuhay sa
kabutihan

ang tunay na diwa ng Kuwaresma mula

sa simula hanggang katapusan.

Ang ABO ay sagisag unang-una ng pagiging
pansamantala
lamang ng daigdig na ito. Katulad
nito, ang alabok ay nagpapaalala sa atin
na ang
buhay na ito ay lumilipas; tayo
ay nakatalaga sa
isang buhay na walang hanggan
. Kung kaya’t ang
paglalagay ng abo sa noo
ay lantaran din
pagpapahayag na ang isa’ymakasalanan.

Tinatanggap natin ang abo sa anyo ng krus.
Ipinahihiwatig nito na ang kaligtasan sa kasalanan
at sa kamatayan
nitong dulot ay tanging sa
pamamagitan ni Hesukristo
na nag-aalay ng buhay
at ang tagumpay sa krus
.  Ang tanda ng krus ay
pagpapaalala sa atin na ang hantungan ng
kapanahunan ng kuwaresma na ating pinasisimulan
ay ang pagdiriwang ng kamatayan
at muling
pagkabuhay
ng panginoon.

Ang ating pagbabalik-loob na ipinahayag ng abo sa
ating noo
sa anyo ng krus ay pagsunod sa
panawagan ni Hesukristo
, at paghahangad na
matapos ang 40 araw ng Kuwaresma
ay
makapakibahagi
nawa tayosa kaligtasan at
tagumpay na bunga ng kanyang kamatayan
sa krus
at muling pagkabuhay.

DOMINICAN PROVINCE OF THE PHILIPPINES

DOMINICAN PROVINCE OF THE PHILIPPINES

MR JOHN REGINALD BAUTISTA OP

Santo Domingo Church, Quezon City.

Dominican Province of the Philippines

Who live by the example of St Dominic de Guzman, St Albert the Great, St Thomas Aquinas, St Vincent Ferrer, St Martin de Porres, St Peter de Verona, St Raymund of Penafort,St Vincent Liem dela Paz and the Companions of St Lorenzo Ruiz who died as martyrs.

Missionaries who evangelized Bataan, Pangasinan andCagayan. Religious Priests and Brothers who founded and work at the University of Sto Tomas, Colegio de San Juan de Letran in Manila, Laguna and Bataan, Aquinas University in Legazpi and the Angelicum College in Quezon City and Iloilo.

Pastors who minister at the Parish of San Lorenzo Ruiz in Dagat-dagatan Navotas, Santisimo Rosario in UST Sampaloc Manila and Our Lady of Manaoag in Pangasinan.

Prior of the Convent and Shrine of the Miraculous Image of OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY OF LA NAVAL in SANTO DOMINGO CHURCH Quezon City.

Missionaries in far flung regions of the Philippines and abroad. Preachers whose words of grace are distilled from assiduous study, prayer and a deep sense of Community.

Like them, I AM A DOMINICAN. BE ONE OF US, BE ONE WITH US, BE A DOMINICAN!

The only requirement is your willingness to try.

For details, please call Santo Domingo Convent at telephone number # 7126275 / 7437758 / 09156784728 or you may visit the Mother Church of the Dominican Province of the Philippines and National Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of La Naval – Santo Domingo Church and Convent, 537 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City.

The DOMINICANS – PRIESTS AND BROTHERS preaching in the Philippines since 1587.

BE ONE OF US, BE A LIGHT, BE A PREACHER, BE A DOMINICAN!

DOMINICAN PROVINCE OF THE PHILIPPINES

   SANTO DOMINGO CHURCH – NATIONAL SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY OF LA NAVAL537 Quezon Avenue, Quezon CitySCHEDULE OF MASSES AND OTHER LITURGICAL SERVICES IN SANTO DOMINGO CHURCH, QUEZON CITY:

WEEKDAYS (Monday – Saturday):

AM – 5:45*, 6:30, 7:15, 8:00 AM & 12:15 NN

PM – 6:00

* Rosary, Mass with Liturgy of the Hour

SUNDAYS AND HOLYDAYS:

AM – 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00*, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00

PM – 4:00*, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00

* 8:00 am – Conventual Mass

* 4:00 pm – Parish Mass

PERPETUAL NOVENA IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY OF LA NAVAL – every Saturday at 11:45 am & 5:30 pm

MASS WITH BLESSING OF THE SICK AND DISTRIBUTION OF BREAD – every Tuesday right after 12:15 nn & 6:00 pm Mass.

WANTED: LAY DOMINICANS.

WHO ARE THE LAY DOMINICANS?

Being a lay dominican does not simply to be considered as a “Lay Person affiliated with the Dominican Order”. a Lay Dominican is a full member and part of the Dominican Order. he/she is a Dominican

The lay Dominicans or Secular Dominicans, as they are called today, (and who in the past have been known as Dominican Tertiaries, members of the Third Orders of St. Dominic, or members of the Order of Penance of St. Dominic) are ‘an Association of the faithful living in the world, who participate in the religious and apostolic life of the Order of Friars Preachers under the guidance of the Dominican Brethren and according to the Rule approved by the Holy See and thus strive for Christian Perfection.’ Although the word profession is often used, they do not take vows and, therefore, cannot be strictly called religious; yet, in a wide sense, they may be called religious living in the world. (R.Vahey, OP,Information)

‘Their vocation is superior to membership in a sodality or confraternity because it includes canonical status in a major religious Order and embraces a more universal objective’ (J.Rubba OP, Third Order of St. Dominic)

It is composed of Lay people, men and women, single and married, who live in and are a sign to the World.

(Excerpts from: Lay Dominicans Manual by:Eladio Neira, OP p29)
Brief History
From the very beginning of the Order of Preachers, there are already groups of Lay people that participates in the apostolic works and associates themselves with the dominican friars. accordingly, “it has its origin in one of the twelfht century penitential movements which centered around St. Dominic, the founder of the Order of Preachers gathered around himself groups of Lay People for the spiritual and material defense of the Church and, ultimately for the participation in the Apostolate. (E.Neira, O.P.) “Thus, it is not surprising that the “history” of the Third Order does not begin in 1285, when the Master General Munio de Zamora officially promulgated its Rule, nor back to the early years of the 13th century, when St. Dominic lived and worked. The “history” of the Third Order goes back many decades before that. To understand what the Third Order is and whence it came, we have to look at the Church of the Middle Ages and the society in which it lived.” (Richard Weber)

it was known then to be the Order of Penitents of St. Dominic, Third Order of St. Dominic, and now as “Lay Dominican Fraternities”.

REQUISITE FOR ADMISSION:

The  Dominican Lay Fraternity taps the vocation of men and women (Single or Married with the consent of spouse) to live a life of STUDY, PRAYER and APOSTOLIC WORK according to his / her own state of life.

For Aspirancy are the requisite for admission:

1. Well disposed person

2. Practicing Catholic

3. Living a devout life and good refute

4. At least 18 years of age

5. Sincerely desirous of christian perfection

6. Can present a letter of recommendation from his/her parish priest

7. Must not belong to any other religious congregation or with another third order

8. Must be willing to attend meetings and study regularly

Any interested party may ask to be interviewed by any Lay Dominican of the Santo Domingo Fraternity. Regular council and Chapter meeting is held every First Sunday of the month from 12:00 nn – 4:00 pm at Santo Domingo Church – National Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of La Naval, 537 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City. For details, pls call Santo Domingo Convent at # 7126271 or text at # 09154855915

and look for MR JOHN REGINALD BAUTISTA OP..

SPREAD THE WORD! BE A DOMINICAN LIVING IN THE WORLD!