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Introduction

Eucharistic Celebration Commentator:Dear family, relatives and friends, today, we are


gathered here to witness the promise of love that
& unites Groom and Bride. Man and woman
becoming one, together and forever. There is a

Nuptial Rites moment in each of our life when life itself gains a
richer meaning because it is shared with love.

For Groom and Bride, this moment has come.

of
Through this joyous feast of love which we are
about to celebrate, let us, as witnesses and as a
whole Christian community, pray for Groom and
Bride that they may be filled with God’s abundant
graces as they start their new life together.

Groom Please stand for the processional march.

& Bridal Processional March

Introductory Rites

Bride Greetings

Priest: In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy
Spirit.
Parish
March 11, 2018 All: Amen

Priest: The grace or our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and
the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
All: And with your Spirit. All: Amen

Priest: God is love and has, in some mysterious way, drawn you, GLORIA
Groom and Bride, together in love. But He leaves you free
to make that love grow or to let it wither and die. The All: Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to people
Lord will help you, Groom and Bride, to forge a future for of good will. We praise You, we bless You, we adore You,
your love, if you do your share, when you stand to the we glorify You, we give You thanks for the great glory,
commitment to love and honor one another in good Lord God, heavenly King, O God, almighty Father.
times and bad, in poverty and plenty, in sickness and in
health, for better and for worse, in that covenant which Lord Jesus Christ, Only begotten Son, Lord God, Lamb of
you are about to seal. Insert it into that other covenant God, Son of the Father, you take away the sins of the
which we celebrate in each celebration of the Mass. world, have mercy on us, you take away the sins of the
world, receive our prayer, you are seated at the right
PENETENTIAL RITE hand of the Father, have mercy on us.

Priest: And so to prepare ourselves to celebrate these sacred For you alone are the Holy One, you alone are the Lord,
mysteries of our Lord’s life, wherein Groom and Bride will you alone are the Most High, Jesus Christ, with the Holy
be united in an eternal bond of love, let us call to mind Spirit in the glory of God the Father. Amen.
our failures and ask God’s pardon and strength.
COLLECT
All: I confess to Almighty God, and to you my brothers and
sisters, that I have greatly sinned, in my thoughts and in Priest: Let us pray. Be attentive to our prayers, O Lord, and in
my words, in what I have done, and in what I have failed your kindness pour out your grace on these your servants
to do, through my fault, through my fault, through my Groom and Bride, that, coming together before your altar,
most grievous fault; therefore I ask blessed Mary ever- they may be confirmed in love for one another. Through
Virgin, and all the angels and saints, and you, my brothers our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with
and sisters, to pray for me to the Lord our God. you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and
ever
Priest: May Almighty God have mercy on us, forgive us our sins
and bring us to everlasting life. All: Amen.
Liturgy of the Word Responsorial Psalm

First Reading Ito ang Araw by Himig Heswita

Tobit 8:4-70 Koro: Ito ang araw na ginawa ng Panginoon; Tayo'y magsaya at
magalak!
Allow us to live together to a happy old age. (ulitin koro muli)

When Sarah’s parents left the bedroom and closed the door Magpasalamat kayo sa Panginoon, Butihin S'ya, Kanyang gawa'y
behind them, Tobiah rose from the bed and said to his wife, “My walang hanggan. Sabihin ng sambayanan ng Isarael, "Walang
sister, come, let us pray and beg our Lord to grant us mercy and hanggan, Kanyang awa!" (Koro)
protection.” She got up, and they started to pray and beg that
they might be protected. He began with these words: Kanang kamay ng Diyos sa 'ki'y humango. Ang bisig N'ya sa 'kin
“Blessed are you, O God or our ancestors; ang tagapagtanggol. Ako'y hindi mapapahamak kailanman.
blessed be your name forever and ever! Ipahahayag ko l'walhati N'ya (Koro)
Let the heavens and all your creation bless you forever.
You made Adam, and you made his wife Eve to be his Ang aking Panginoon, moog at buhay. S'ya ang batong tinangihan
helper and support; ng tagapagtayo. Kahanga-hanga sa aming mga mata, Gawain
and from these two the human race has come. N'ya; Purihin S'ya! (Koro)
You said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone;
let us make him a helper like himself.’ Koro: Ito ang araw na ginawa ng Panginoon; Tayo'y magsaya at
Now, not with lust, magalak! Koda: Ito ang araw na ginawa ng Panginoon; Tayo'y
but with fidelity I take this kinswoman as my wife. magsaya at magalak!
Send down your mercy on me and on her,
and grant that we may grow old together. Second Reading
Bless us with children.”
A reading from The Letter of Paul to Romans
The Word of the Lord
Offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to
All: Thanks be to God. God.
Alleluia Acclamation
I urge you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to
offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to ALLELUIA , WIKAIN MO
God, your spiritual worship. Do not conform yourselves to
this age but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, Alleluia, Alleluia
that you may discern what is the will of God, what is good Wikain Mo
and pleasing and perfect. Poon nakikinig ako
For by the grave given to me I tell everyone among you Sa Iyong mga Salita
not to think of himself more highly than one ought to Alleluia, Alleluia.
think, but to think soberly, each according to the measure
of faith that God has apportioned. For as in one body we Whoever remains in love, remains in God and God in him.
have many parts, and all the parts do not have the same
function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ and GOSPEL
individually parts of one another. Since we have gifts that
differ according to the grace given to us, let us experience Priest: The Lord be with you.
them: if prophecy, in proportion to the faith; if ministry, in
ministering; if one is a teacher, in teaching; if one exhorts, All: And with your Spirit.
in exhortation; if one contributes, in generosity; if one is
over others, with diligence; if one does acts of mercy, Priest: A reading from the holy Gospel according to John
with cheerfulness.
Let love be sincere; hate what is evil, hole on to what is Remain in my love.
good; love one another with mutual affection; anticipate As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my
one another in showing honor. Do not grow slack in zeal, love. If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love,
be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and remain in his
endure in affliction, persevere in prayer. Contribute to the love.
needs of the holy one, exercise hospitality. “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and your joy
may be complete. This is my commandment: love one another as
The Word of the Lord. I love you. No one has greater love than this to lay down one’s
life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I
All: Thanks be to God. command you. I no longer call you slaves, because a slave does
not know what his master is doing. I have called you friends
because I have told you everything I have heard from my Father. in our Christian community.
It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you and appointed
you to go and bear fruit that will remain, so that whatever you
ask the Father in my name he may give you. This I command you: SCRUTINY
love one another.
Priest: Groom and Bride, May I now ask you to answer truthfully
The Gospel of the Lord. the following questions:

All: Praise to You, Lord Jesus Christ. Bride, did you come here of your own free will to bind
yourself forever in the love and service of your husband?
Commentator:Please be seated for the homily.
Bride: Yes, Father.
Rite of Marriage
Priest:Groom did you come here of your own free will to bind
(The couple stands. The coin and ring bearer will stand at the yourself forever in the love and service of your wife?
right side of celebrant)
Groom: Yes, Father.
ALLOCUTION
Priest:
Are you both ready to raise as good Christians the
Priest: Dearly beloved, Groom and Bride, you are here today to children
seal whom God will give you?
your love with an eternal bond before the Church. I
assure Groom and Bride: Yes, Father.
you of the prayers of our community that God may pour
His abundant blessings on you love and help you to carry EXCHANGE OF CONSENT
out the duties of the married state.
Priest: Groom and Bride, since you wish to contract Holy
Addressing the community. Matrimony, please join your right hands and express your
intension before God and His Church.
Priest:And you, dear brothers and sisters, may I ask you to help
them with your prayers and accept them as a new couple Please join your right hands.
Groom and Bride: Grant us, O Lord, to be one heart and soul,
Priest: Bride, do you take Groom, here present, for your lawful from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for
husband according to the rite of your holy Mother, the poorer, in sickness and in health until death do us part.
Church?
Bride: Yes, I do. CONFIRMATION OF THE MARRIAGE BOND

Priest: Do you give yourself to him as his wife? Priest: And I, by the authority of the Church, calling on all those
present here as witnesses, confirm and bless the bond of
Bride: Yes, I do. the marriage which you have contracted in the name of
the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Priest: Do you accept him as your lawful husband?
All: Amen.
Bride: Yes, I do.
BLESSING OF THE ARRHAE AND RINGS
Priest: Groom, do you take Bride, here present, for your lawful
husband according to the rite of your holy Mother, the Priest: Groom and Bride, we shall now bless your arrhae and
Church? rings. Our help is in the name of the Lord.

Groom: Yes, I do. All: Who made heaven and Earth.

Priest: Do you give yourself to her as you husband? Priest: Let us pray.
Bless O Lord, Your servants Groom and Bride with
Groom: Yes, I do. sufficiency of material possessions which these arrhae
symbolize so that they may use them to attain eternal life.
Priest: Do you accept her as your lawful wife? Through Christ our Lord.

Groom: Yes, I do. All: Amen.

Priest: Now, please say together. Priest: Bless O Lord, these rings so that your servants Groom and
Bride who wear them may ever live in mutual love and
unbroken loyalty. Through Christ our Lord.
All: Amen. Priest: Heavenly Father we have just witnessed the covenant of
marriage between Groom and Bride.
GIVING OF THE WEDDING RINGS AND THE ARRHAE
We know our brokenness and our needs, none of which
Priest: Now give these rings to one another. can be healed without your divine power and love. And
so, confident with your care and concern, we pray.
Groom: Bride, wear this ring as a sign of my love and
loyalty. In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of Lord, keep us in your love.
the Holy Spirit.
1. For your people, your Church, that she may always be the
Bride: Groom, wear this ring as a sign of my love and loyalty. In source of light and strength for the married couples in
the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy their midst, let us pray to the Lord.
Spirit. 2. For Groom and Bride, that they may constantly seek for
God’s love, peace and guidance and make Him the center
Groom: Bride, I give you these arrhaes as a pledge of my of their family live, let us pray to the Lord.
dedication to your welfare. In the name of the Father, and 3. May Groom and Bride find strength in God and in each
of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. other and brace the crosses that might come their way
and may they have the humble heart to accept their
Bride: And I accept them. triumphs and offer it to God, let us pray to the Lord.
4. That the beauty of this celebration and love we have
PRONOUNCEMENT: witnessed today, keep us all faithful in Christ’s love and
make us strive to seek for His mercy and faithfulness, let
Priest: My dear brothers and sisters as a gesture of our us pray to the Lord.
acceptance of Groom and Bride as a new couple in the
Christian community, let us give them a round of Priest: Heavenly Father, the greatest of your kingdom is
applause. the law of love. Unite Groom and Bride in their
love for each other. We ask this through Christ our
Commentator:Please all stand for the Prayer of the Faithful Lord.

Prayer of the Faithful All: Amen.


Liturgy of the Eucharist All: We lift them up to the Lord.

PRESENTATION OF THE GIFTS Priest: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.

PREPARATION OF THE ALTAR AND GIFTS All: It is right and just.

Priest: Pray, brothers and sisters, that my sacrifice and Priest: It is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation,
yours may be acceptable to God, the almighty always and everywhere to give you thanks. Lord,
Father. Holy Father, almighty and every living God,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
All: May the Lord accept the sacrifice at your hands for
the praise and glory of his name, for our good and For in Him you have made a new covenant with
the good of all His Holy Church. your people, so that, as you have redeemed man
and woman by the mystery of Christ, Death and
PRAYER OVER THE OFFERINGS Resurrection, so in Christ you might make them
partakers of divine nature and joint heirs with him
Priest: Receive in your kindness, Lord, the offerings we of heavenly glory.
bring in gladness before you, and in your fatherly
love watch over those you have joined in a In the union of husband and wife you give a sign of
sacramental covenant. Through Christ our Lord. Christ’s loving gift of grace, so that the Sacrament
we celebrate might draw us back more deeply into
All: Amen the wondrous design of your love.

PREFACE And so, with all the Angels and all the Saints, we
praise you, and without end we acclaim:
Priest: The Lord be with you.
Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might
All: And with your Spirit. Heaven and earth are filled with your glory
Hosanna, hosanna on high
Priest: Lift up your hearts. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord
Hosanna in the highest, hosanna in the highest TAKE THIS, ALL OF YOU, AND EAT OF IT, FOR THIS
Hosanna, hosanna on high IS MY BODY, WHICH WILL BE GIVEN UP FOR YOU.

SANCTUS In a similar way, when supper was ended, he took


During the signing of the Sanctus, the couple the chalice, and giving you thanks, he said the blessing, and
kneels and the Lighting of Candles and the Laying of Veil and gave the chalice to his disciples saying:
Cord is made simultaneously.
TAKE THIS, ALL OF YOU, AND DRINK FROM IT, FOR
Eucharistic Prayer III THIS IS THE CHALICE OF MY BLOOD, THE BLOOD OF THE NEW
AND ETERNAL COVENANT, WHICH WILL BE POURED OUT FOR
Priest: You are indeed Holy, O Lord. YOU AND FOR MANY, FOR THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS DO
And all you have created rightly gives you praise, THIS IN MEMORY OF ME.
for through your Son our Lord Jesus Christ, by the
power and working of your Holy Spirit, you give The mystery of faith.
life to all the things and make them holy, and you
never cease to gather people to yourself, so that All:
from the rising of the sun to its setting, a pure When we eat this Bread and drink this Cup,
sacrifice may be offered to your name. we proclaim your Death, O Lord,
until you come again,
Therefore, O Lord, we humbly implore you: by the until you come again,
same Spirit graciously make holy these gifts we we proclaim your death, O Lord.
have brought to you for consecration, that they
may become the Body and Blood of your Son our Priest: Therefore, O Lord, as we celebrate the memorial of the
Lord Jesus Christ at whose command we celebrate saving Passion of your Son, his wondrous Resurrection and
these mysteries. Ascension into heaven, and as we look forward to his second
coming, we offer you in thanksgiving this holy and living sacrifice.
For on the night he was betrayed, he himself took
bread, and giving you thanks, he said the blessing Look, we pray, upon the oblation of your Church and recognizing
broke the bread and gave it to his disciples, saying: the sacrificial Victim by whose death you willed to reconcile us to
yourself, grant that we, who are nourished by the Body and
Blood of your Son and filled with his Holy Spirit, may become one
body, one spirit in Christ. Through him, and with him, and in him, O God almighty Father, in
the unity of the Holy Spirit, all glory and honor is yours, forever
May he make of us an eternal offering to you, so that we may and ever.
obtain an inheritance with your elect, especially with the most
Blessed Virgin Mary, mother of God, with blessed Joseph, her All: Amen.
Spouse, with your blessed Apostles and glorious Martyrs and
with all the Saints, on whose constant intercession in your COMMUNION RITE
presence we rely for unfailing help.
Priest: At the Savior’s command and formed by divine teaching,
May the Sacrifice of your reconciliation, we pray, O Lord, advance we dare to say…
the peace and salvation of all the world. Be pleased to confirm in
faith and charity your pilgrim Church on earth, with your servant OUR FATHER…
Francis our Pope and Buson our Bishop, the order of Bishops, all
the clergy, and the entire people you have gained for your own. NUPTIAL BLESSING

Listen graciously to the prayers of this family, whom you have Priest: Let us pray to the Lord for this bride and groom, who
summoned before you: come to the altar as they begin their married life, that partaking
of the Body and Blood of Christ they may always be bound
Strengthen, we pray, in the grace of marriage Groom and Bride, together by love for one another.
whom you have brought happily to their wedding day, that under
your protection they may always be faithful in their lives to the Holy Father, who formed man in your own image, male and
covenant they have sealed in your presence. In your compassion, female you created them, so that as husband and wife, united in
O merciful Father, gather to yourself all your children scattered the body and heart, they might fulfill their calling in the world;
throughout the world.
O God, who, to reveal the great design you formed in your love,
To our departed brothers and sisters and to all who were willed that the love of spouses for each other should foreshadow
pleasing to you their passing from this life, give them admittance the covenant you graciously made with your people, so that, by
to your kingdom. There we hope to enjoy forever the fullness of fulfillment of the sacramental sign, the mystical marriage of
your glory through Christ our Lord, through whom you bestow on Christ with his Church might become manifest in the union of
the world all that is good. husband and wife among your faithful;
Graciously stretch out your right hand over these servants, All: And with your spirit.
Groom and Bride, we pray, and pour into their hearts the power Priest: Let us offer each other the sign of peace.
of the Holy Spirit.
BREAKING OF THE BREAD
Grant, O Lord, that, as they enter upon this sacramental union,
they may share with one another the gifts of your love and, by All:
being for each other a sign of your presence, become one heart Kordero ng Diyos na nag-aalis ng mga kasalanan ng mundo
and one mind. Maawa Ka sa amin! Kordero ng Diyos, maawa Ka. (2x)

May they also sustain, O Lord, by their deeds the home they are Kordero ng Diyos na nag-aalis ng mga kasalanan ng mundo
forming and prepare their children to become members of your Ipagkaloob Mo sa amin ang kapayapaan
heavenly household by raising them in the way of the Gospel.
Commentator: Please all kneel
Graciously crown with your blessings your daughter Bride, so that
by being a good wife and mother, she may bring warmth to her LAMB OF GOD
home with a love that is pure and adorn it with welcoming
graciousness. Bestow a heavenly blessing also, O Lord, on Groom Priest: Behold the Lamb of God, behold Him who takes away the
, your servant that he may be a worthy and faithful husband and sins of the world. Blessed are those called to the supper of the
a provident father. Lamb.

Grant, Holy Father, that, desiring to approach your table as a All: Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my
couple joined in Marriage in your presence, they may one day roof but only say the word and my soul shall be healed.
have the joy of taking part in your great banquet in heaven.
Through Christ our Lord. COMMUNION RITE

All: Amen. PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION

SIGN OF PEACE Priest: Having been made partakers at your table, we pray, O
Lord, that those who are united by the Sacrament of Marriage
Priest: The peace of the Lord be with you always.
may always hold fast to you and proclaim your name to the Priest: May God the all power Father grant you his joy and bless
world. Through Christ our Lord. you in your children.

All: Amen. All: Amen

REMOVAL OF THE VEIL AND CORD Priest: May the only begotten son of God stand by you with
compassion in good times and in bad.
Commentator:May we request the veil and cord sponsors to
remove the veil and the cord from the newly married couple. All: Amen.

Concluding Rite Priest: May the Holy Spirit of God always pour forth his love into
your hearts.
ADMONITION
All: Amen.
Priest: Groom and Bride, now that you have received the holy
sacrament of Matrimony, I admonish you to remain faithful to FINAL BLESSING
one another.
Priest: And may almighty God bless all of you who are gathered
Bride, love your husband Groom and be a good housewife; here, the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
preserve in faith and love and holiness.
All: Amen.
Groom, love your wife Bride as Christ loves His Church and live
with her in the holy fear in the Lord. Priest: Go in peace, glorifying the Lord by your life.

SOLEMN BLESSING All: Thanks be to God.

Priest: The Lord be with you Signing of the marriage contract and presentation of the
newlywed couple
All: And with your spirit
Priest: My dear faithful of God, let us welcome Mr. and Mrs.
Groom and Bride, you may now kiss the bride.