Colegio de San Juan de LetranIntramuros, ManilaPARISH EXPOSURE PROGRAMSIGNIFICANT HUMAN EXPERIENCE (SHE)SHE No.: 5 Exposure No: 5 Date: December 27, 2010Student Name: Ma. Theresa Ayren B. Leoncito Section: PS4AParish: Holy Family ParishActivity: Seminar and PracticeI. NARRATIVE (Activity/Work of the day)
This day, our parish exposed to a seminar about the liturgy and worship. Theactivity started at 6:30 in the morning with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist. After the mass, I was assigned at the registration booth together with the other youths. Ataround 8:30 am, the seminar started with an opening prayer, followed by the introductionand opening remarks of our Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Jose Francis A. Calo. The seminar islead by Bro. Ferdinand Bautista from the Diocese of San Pablo. He discussed the essenceof the liturgy, the different kinds of Mass, the important roles of every ministry andChurch organizations and the value of liturgy in our everyday lives. A short break for thesnacks was given and then the seminar once again continued. On the second part, thediscussion is about the Sacramentals – its proper care, handle and use. The seminar endedat 12:30 in the afternoon.Right after the seminar, I was asked to join in the Vicariate Christmas Party,tomorrow, December 28, 2010. The PYM will have their Christmas Presentation, and Iwas invited to participate in the presentation. Because of this we had to prepare apresentation. The practice started at 1pm till 9 in the evening.
From the seminar, I have attended this morning, I have learned and realizedseveral things. I have learned that the Holy Water is the Womb of the Church; the firstcleansing of the Sacramentals, especially the linens, used every celebration of theSacraments should be done I an area called
; the essential roles of eachliturgical organizations of the Church and the essence of being a Christian. I also l earnedthat the Church has four sacred books namely sacramentary, lectionary with seasonal andsanctoral, and the Gospel Book. I also learned that it is the Church’s community who ismaking the Prayer’s of the Faithful.