MONTHLY TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED IN THE YEAR OF FAITH ARCHDIOCESE OF MANILA

2012 OCT
TOPICS: FAITH AS PERSONAL AND ECCLESIAL SUB TOPICS:
- Creed - “I believe” - “We believe”

2012 NOV
TOPIC
GOD THE FATHER

SACRAMENTS:
- Baptism-Conf irmation: In Baptism we become adopted children of the Father - becoming children of God

SUB TOPICS:
- Creator of Heaven and Earth; of all that is visible and invisible; - God as the origin, meaning and goal of all created reality, especially of every human being; - God's continuing creation now in sustaining creation; dignity of the human person as created by God

FOLK RELIGIOSITY:
- Attempt to introduce devotion to God the Father - Paniniwala sa masasamang espiritu

DOCTRINE:
- Christian faith as a holistic human response to God's revelation - head (doctrine), hands (morals), heart (worship)

2012 DEC
TOPIC:
JESUS CHRIST, THE ETERNAL SON OF GOD, BECOME MAN: INCARNATION

MORAL/VIRTUES: THREE ESSENTIAL

DOCTRINE:
- Father and Creator; intimate yet powerful; - a personal God, not an impersonal force; - his image is both father and mother (a loving parent); - “original sin” - as universal sinful condition which needs God's redemption - promise of future salvation

ASPECTS:

- believing (paniniwala) - trusting (pagtitiwala), - obeying (pagsunod)

SUB TOPICS:
- Jesus as the fulf ilment of God's promise of salvation; - the historical Jesus - Gospel accounts of faith

LITURGY:
- We pray as we believe - Personal and Communitarian Worship

DOCTRINE:
- Nature of Christ: Divine and Human - One person, who is both our God and our brother - Mary and the incarnation

SACRAMENTS:
- Baptism-Confirmation: ONE FAITH IN CHRIST

MORAL/VIRTUES:
FAITH
IN

GOD

FOLK RELIGIOSITY:
- Ecclesial dimension of faith vs. I and my god attitude of folk religiosity - Belief in fortune telling (hula), destiny (tadhana) and “Karma”

- Trust in Him - Love Him - Obey His law

MORAL/VIRTUES:
- Human Solidarity and Subsidiary - Faith in Jesus Christ as the Incarnate Son of God and our Savior

COUNTER-VALUES
- Reflection on superstition, - too much belief in ideology technology and money - Stewardship of nature

LITURGY:
- Encountering Jesus: Centrality of the Word of God and the Eucharist

LITURGY:
- Jesus taught us to call God “Our Father” - We worship the Father, through the Son, in the Spirit

SACRAMENTS:
EUCHARIST IN THE CHURCH'S LIFE

continuing the work of Christ FOLK RELIGIOSITY: . every human reality becomes a “locus” of salvation FOLK RELIGIOSITY: .Relating the Liturgy to life and vice versa .Liturgy of the Hours FOLK RELIGIOSITY: .Lenten “Alay Kapwa” SACRAMENTS: . prusisyon.Sacrificial offering of Christ to the Father 2013 JAN TOPIC: JESUS CHRIST: HIS LIFE AND TEACHINGS SUB TOPICS: . Sacred Heart. .Bible Study and Sharing MORAL/VIRTUES: .Ordained Priesthood .Sermon on the Mount .Celebration of Christmas.Mahal na Araw Devotion .Jesus's lordship .Eucharist as “healing sacrament” . Nazareno.Healing “espiritista” kulam DOCTRINE: .Life on earth as a commitment SACRAMENTS: EUCHARIST: LITURGY OF THE WORD DOCTRINE: .FOLK RELIGIOSITY: .Christian Charity: Motivation and Practical Manifestations FOLK RELIGIOSITY: .Emphasis on love and action .Devotion to Sto.Christ will come again in glory as Judge of all .Sacramental Liturgy .The whole life of Jesus saves us .Jesus Christ.Sequela Christi .Fiestas as an advance participation in the glory of Christ and the saints DOCTRINE: .Fulfilment of the duty to Evangelize . penitensiya.Evangelical Counsels LITURGY: .Judgment and Conscience .Celebrating Triduum the Easter SACRAMENTS: .Penance .Lenten practices: v i a crucis. Niño.Importance of the “Liturgy of Life” .His intercessory role in heaven .“By His wounds we have been healed” .importance of His Word .Common Priesthood .Christmas traditions in the Philippines MORAL/VIRTUES: .The Church carries on the mission of Christ under the guidance of the Holy Spirit 2013 MARCH TOPIC: JESUS CHRIST: HIS PASSION.in Jesus. DEATH AND RESURRECTION: APEX OF REDEMPTION SUB TOPICS: . Visita Iglesia .Those who share in Christ's death will share also in his resurrection MORAL/VIRTUES: .Holy Eucharist as the “Memorial of Christ's death & resurrection” .The time of the Church DOCTRINE: .Jesus is the Word of God . and Divine Mercy MORAL/VIRTUES: .EUCHARIST: Liturgy of the Eucharist SUB TOPICS: .Ascension as the completion of Christ's glorification .Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy .Jesus descent to the dead LITURGY: .Continuing the ministry of Christ in Word and Sacrament 2013 FEB TOPIC: JESUS CHRIST: HIS HEALING MINISTRY SUB TOPIC: .Paschal Mystery .Virtue of Hope .PRIESTHOOD .The Liturgical Year .Salubong LITURGY: .The role of the Liturgy of the Word in our celebrations .Discipleship . “the Servant of the Lord and of People” LITURGY: .dignity of the human person as redeemed by Christ 2013 APRIL TOPIC: JESUS CHRIST: HIS ASCENSION AND HIS SECOND COMING SACRAMENTS: .

The Eucharist as “Sacrament of Communion” SACRAMENTS: .The Church as “sign and instrument of God's mercy” 2013 JUNE TOPIC: THE CHURCH AS THE BODY OF CHRIST SACRAMENTS: .The dignity of the human person as temple of the Holy Spirit LITURGY: . MORAL/VIRTUES: .Flores de Mayo and Santacruzan LITURGY: .Marian practices/ devotions SACRAMENTS: . revelation and salvation history .The church's power to forgive sins FOLK RELIGIOSITY: .Inter-religious dialogue .The Role of the Holy Spirit in creation.The Church as One. Holy.Role of the Holy Spirit in the liturgy and especially the Sacraments .Role of the Holy Spirit in Scripture (formation and interpretation) .Vocation .Mary (Mariology) .Common priesthood Christian Vocation LITURGY: .Baptism and Confirmation FOLK RELIGIOSITY: .Catholic Charismatic movement .The Church as the “Lead Agent” of Evangelization . and Human Dignity SUB TOPICS: .Split-level Christianity .Living by the Spirit .God's Merciful Love .Understanding of the Charisms .Communion of Saints among us and with the dead DOCTRINE: .Different kinds of sins .The Liturgical Year SUB TOPICS: .The Church as a “worshipping community” FOLK RELIGIOSITY: .The dignity of the human person as one called to holiness/ sanctity (eternal communion with God) SUB TOPICS: .Social Teachings: Justice.Liturgical spirituality .The family as Domestic Church . Catholic.The Role of the Holy Spirit in our personal prayer life and sanctification LITURGY: .Devotion to Saints . and Apostolic DOCTRINE: .Call to universal holiness 2013 AUG TOPIC: COMMUNION OF SAINTS MORAL/VIRTUES: .Gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit .Marriage .Sects DOCTRINE: .Role of the Holy Spirit in the life of the Church and individuals 2013 JULY TOPIC: THE CHURCH AS COMMUNITY OF BELIEVERS MORAL/VIRTUES: Human and Christian solidarity Compassion and generosity Prayer for the Dead Communion of Saints Indulgences and Intercessory Prayers SUB TOPICS: MORAL/VIRTUES: .Ecclesiology .Communion of Saints with Mary and the Saints .Ecumenism .Sense of sin .2013 MAY TOPIC: HOLY SPIRIT.Precepts of the Church .Meaning of Mary's Assumption for the Church and all mankind DOCTRINE: . THE LORD AND GIVER OF LIFE DOCTRINE: .Marian Devotions: Perpetual Help.Docility to the Holy Spirit .Love in the context of Marriage FOLK RELIGIOSITY: . etc. Common Good.The Church as “leaven” in the world in spreading and building the Kingdom .The cult of the Saints .Laity Spirituality 2013 SEPT TOPIC: FORGIVENESS OF SINS SUB TOPICS .

Pamahiin sa Patay .To see God “face to face” LITURGY: .Rosary .Virtue of Hope .Mission/Evangelization . Hell.Life is a pilgrimage to Eternal Life DOCTRINE: . Manila tel: 5273920. Paglilibing. For inquiries and additional copies.Divine Mercy 2013 NOV TOPIC: LIFE EVERLASTING SACRAMENTS: .. Intramuros.“Where your treasure is there your heart will be. please contact: the Pastoral Secretariat Office 121 Arzobispo St.Reincarnation SACRAMENTS: .Prayer to the Dead .Visit to cemeteries .Mutual forgiveness FOLK RELIGIOSITY: .MORAL/VIRTUES: .Simplicity .Desire for everlasting life .Pamahiin sa Patay LITURGY: .Daily preparation for a happy/ holy death LITURGY: Pagpapahalaga sa katawan Healthcare No to RH Bill Respect for women's dignity and rights .Confession and contrition FOLK RELIGIOSITY: .Meaning of real wealth .The dignity of the human person as destined for Eternal Life with God 2013 OCT TOPIC: RESURRECTION OF THE BODY SUB TOPICS: . 5273851 email: pastoralsecretariat_2009@yahoo.Theology of the Body MORAL/VIRTUES: .Humility in asking for pardon .Panata and Penitensiya SUB TOPICS: .Anointing of the Sick . and Purgatory Christ the King MORAL/VIRTUES: .” .Viaticum FOLK RELIGIOSITY: .com .Baptism . cremation.Funeral Rites.All the dead will rise for the Universal Judgement DOCTRINE: Parousia Last Judgement Heaven.

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