THANKSGIVING MASS

Introductory rights COMMENTATOR: Good morning brothers and sisters. We shall again witness God’s loving grace as we celebrate the thanksgiving of His children. The Class of 2014 was born a year ago, blessed with the name Aletheians meaning “truth and Sincerity”. We are gathered here today to pray for class 2014. May the Lord shower each and everyone with wisdom, enlightenment and love, so that we may be truthful and sincere, in our future academic endeavour, and in everything we do especially in being advocates of life. Together with our Mass Presider, Rev. Fr. Anish Cheripurath. Let us all rise and welcome Christ as we joined the choir sing our entrance hymn. (Entrance Song) Bayan Umawit Greeting PRESIDER: In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. All: Amen PRESIDER: The grace and peace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. All: And also with you. Penitential Rites PRESIDER: As we prepare to celebrate the mystery of Christian love, let us acknowledge our failures and ask the Lord for pardon and strength. All: I confess to almighty God. And to you my brothers and sisters, that I have sinned through my own fault, in my thoughts and in my words, in what I have done, and in what I have failed to do; and I ask Blessed Mary, ever virgin, all the angels and saints, and to you my brothers and sisters, to pray for me to the Lord our God.

have Mercy PRESIDER: Lord Jesus.Kyrie Panginooon Maawa ka by Ryan Cayabyab to be sung by choir PRESIDER: May the Almighty God have mercy on us. you are Son of God and Son of Mary: Christ have mercy All: Christ have Mercy PRESIDER: Lord Jesus. forgive us our sins. you are almighty God and Prince of peace: Lord Have mercy All: Lord. and bring us to everlasting life. forgive us our sins. All: Amen PRESIDER: Lord Jesus. and bring us to everlasting life All: Amen Gloria Luwalhati sa Diyos (to be sung by choir) Opening Prayer PRESIDER: Let us pray…Forever and ever All: Amen COMMENTATOR : Please be seated for the Liturgy of the Word LITURGY OF THE WORD . you are Word made flesh and splendor of the father: Lord have mercy All: Lord have Mercy PRESIDER: May almighty God have mercy on us.

dangers among false brothers. I am still more. Five times at the hands of the Jews I received forty lashes minus one. once I was stoned. in dangers from rivers. and I am not weak? Who is led to sin. through many sleepless nights. All: Thanks be to God. Are they ministers of Christ? (I am talking like an insane person). dangers in the wilderness. The word of the lord. And apart from these things. dangers from robbers. To my shame I say that we were too weak! But what anyone dares to boast of (I am speaking in foolishness) I also dare. Who is weak. dangers from Gentiles. Three times I was beaten with rods. and I am not indignant? If I must boast. through frequent fastings. dangers in the city. dangers from my own race.First Reading 2 Cor 11:18. far worse beatings. I too will boast. on frequent journeys. Are they Hebrews? So am I. there is the daily pressure upon me of my anxiety for all the churches. . in toil and hardship. and numerous brushes with death. three times I was shipwrecked. through hunger and thirst. far more imprisonments. with far greater labors. Are they children of Israel? So am I. I passed a night and a day on the deep. I will boast of the things that show my weakness. through cold and exposure. Are they descendants of Abraham? So am I. 21-30 Brothers and sisters: Since many boast according to the flesh. dangers at sea.

let the humble hear and rejoice. nor thieves break in . let the humble hear and rejoice. All: And also with you.Responsorial Psalm Psalm 34:2-3. Gospel Mt 6:19-23 Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth. A pauper calls out and Yahweh hears. I will praise Yahweh from my heart. But store up treasures in heaven. where moth and decay destroy. where neither moth nor decay destroys. let the humble hear and rejoice. COMMENTATOR:Please all stand to honor the Holy Gospel (Alleluia) PRESIDER: The Lord be with you. saves him from all his troubles. and rescues them. let us acclaim his name together. All: Glory to you. R. PRESIDER: A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew. I will praise Yahweh from my heart. you will never hang your head in shame. R. I will praise Yahweh from my heart. I seek Yahweh and he answers me. The angel of Yahweh encamps around those who fear him. let the humble hear and rejoice. frees me from all my fears. and thieves break in and steal.4-5. I will praise Yahweh from my heart. let the humble hear and rejoice. I will praise Yahweh from my heart. R. Proclaim with me the greatness of Yahweh. let the humble hear and rejoice. Fix your gaze on Yahweh and your face will grow bright. R. I will praise Yahweh from my heart. O Lord.6-7 R. R.

and life everlasting. For every petition.” PRESIDER: This is the Gospel of the Lord All: Praise to you. on the third day He rose again. hear our prayer. He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit and was born of the Virgin Mary. (After the prayer of the candles) COMMENTATOR: Let us recite the Profession of our Faith. He will come again to judge the living and the dead. there also will your heart be. All: Lord. your whole body will be in darkness.and steal. Homily COMMENTATOR: Please rise for the blessing of the candles. the resurrection of the body. your whole body will be filled with light. hear our prayer. how great will the darkness be. Profession of the Faith All: I believe in God. I believe in Jesus Christ his only son our Lord. let us pray: Lord. the forgiveness of sins. He suffered under Pontius Pilate was crucified. . I believe in the Holy Spirit the Holy Catholic church the communion of saints. “The lamp of the body is the eye. Prayers of the Faithful PRESIDER: Let us pray to our Father in Heaven. Lord Jesus Christ COMMENTATOR: Please be seated for the Homily. And if the light in you is darkness. For where your treasure is. with the humility of those who have been forgiven and with the trust of those who know that they are destined for life and joy. died and was buried. Amen. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. If your eye is sound. He descended to the dead. the father almighty creator of heaven and earth. but if your eye is bad.

hear our prayer. . Let us pray to the lord. may they be given the knowledge and wisdom in this endeavour. Let us pray to the lord. Prayer Leader: That politicians and civil leaders may inititiate programs and projects for the integral development of society and its constituents. Prayer Leader: that those who suffered and died in faith may gain their heavenly reward. Prayer Leader: For the 100% passing rate of the Class of Altairs 2011 in the upcoming July 2011 Nurse’s Licensure Examinations. hear our prayer. All: Lord. Prayer Leader: For our batch. All: Lord. Let us pray to the lord. that we may be enlightened with knowledge. All: Lord. Prayer Leader: That those who are deprived of the things of this world may realize the beauty of setting one’s hearts on heavenly treasures. hear our prayer. hear our prayer. skills and attitudes needed for us to do duties and responsibilities of in caring for our patients.Prayer Leader: That the Church may freemen and women from the slavery of materialism by constantly teaching the values of the kingdom. hear our prayer. Let us pray to the lord. All: Lord. hear our prayer. the Class of Aletheians 2014. Let us pray to the lord All: Lord. All: Lord. Prayer Leader: That people who are entrusted with great wealth may realize their status as stewards rather than absolute owners of the goods they possess. Let us pray to the lord.

your chosen people. we may see what we reap in accordance to Your will and be reminded that upon harvesting the fruits of our labor. Fruits: We bring forth these fruits that symbolize our goals that every duty obliged upon us.PRESIDER: Faithful God. care. May these be our driving forces to exert our best efforts in providing the best health care service to our clients and render our outmost care to those people we serve. COMMENTATOR: Please be seated for the offertory. that these will serve as important tools in . Nurses’ Caps: May these caps remind us of the obligations imposed upon us that we may do our responsibilities well with passion. a new and everlasting covenant through the death and rising of your Son. and our work that we may work according to Your will and serve as You have served us. our burning love and passion. It is now time to bring them before you as your gifts that represent our thoughts. LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST Offertory Procession I offer my life Take and Receive COMMENTATOR: Lord. Do not allow us to become proud of being the people you love. Candles: We offer you these candles . which symbolizes our guide in our way in the service of mankind. we bring these gifts before you to celebrate how you have made with us. Flowers: We offer You these wonderful flowers for these remind us of all beauty that surround us and Your wonderful creations that continuously inspire us to live. Nursing Vital Signs Apparatus: We bring forth these instruments. and determination. to work and to love. dedication. accept our offerings that came as your blessings for us. but help us to be worthy of your trust and to give you a response of deep faith expressed in service. our Lord. Grant us this through Christ. feelings and prayers. it will be brought ip unto You.

for the grace and glory of His name for our good and the good of all His church. Prayer over the gifts: PRESIDER: Our Father in Heaven. that this may always guide us against darkness and fears and this may continuously spread brightness and inspiration to us. May it always serve as our inspiration of Your eternal love and undying service as we face more challenge ahead of us. May You bless these gifts and bestow upon us so that in times of our needs. You will always be our witness and strength as we call for your name. compassion. . All: May the Lord accept the sacrifice at your hand. health care providers and this we serve according to your gracious will. pains. that for us. and happiness. that as Christians. that it may serve as our reminder of Your love for us and Your sacrifices. who lives and reigns forever and ever.determining the health and wellness status of those of those we serve and we pray that we always be accurate and consistent on duties obliged upon us. in the name of Jesus Christ. attitudes and skills for the future that lies ahead of us. we have presented and offered You these gifts that to us symbolize our past harrowing years of hard work. We ask for your guidance and support that we may always perform our duties with ample knowledge. We ask You these. perseverance and determination in the acquisition of knowledge. COMMENTATOR: Let us all stand. Nightingale’s Lamp: We offer You these lamp. care and dedication. Bible: We offer You this bible. accuracy. we may always be bonded by our faith according to your words and that we may be able to spread your teachings as we work and follow Your commandments for us to be able to live a meaningful life. Your Son. PRESIDER: Pray friends that our sacrifice be acceptable to God the Almighty Father. Bread and Wine: We offer you these bread and wine. symbolizes Your shining light. sorrows. and that You will dwell in our hearts as we work in accordance to your will.

You sent Him into this world because people had turned away from you and no longed love each other. Santo. Jesus Christ. Eucharistic Prayer: PRESIDER: The Lord be with you All: And also with you PRESIDER: Lift up your hearts All: We lift them up to the Lord PRESIDER: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God All: It is right to give Him thanks and praise PRESIDER: Father it is our duty and our salvation always everywhere to give you thanks and praise through your beloved Son. You are king to us and to all. He was born of the Virgin Mary. He opened our eyes and our hearts to understand that we are brothers and sisters and that You are Father of us all.COMMENTATOR: Amen. We thank you above all for your Son. the Saviour whom you sent to us by the Power of the Holy Spirit. . He is the Word. Santo COMMENTATOR: Let us all kneel. PRESIDER: Yes. Lord you are holy. And so with the choirs of angels in heaven we proclaim your glory and join in their unending hymn and praise: (SONG) Santo. and for our sake had carried the cross on His arms and put an end for our sins and revealed the resurrection. Jesus Christ. For this we thank you. In this he followed Your will and won the victory of Your people.

He had supper for the last time with His disciples. from all good things come.And so Fathers. and whose constant intercession we rely for help. His glorious resurrection and ascension to heaven. He took bread and gave You thanks. we ask you to bless this gifts of bread and wine and make them holy. It will be shed for you and for all so that sins may be forgiven. On the night before He died for us. Grant that we. May He make us an everlasting gift to you and enable us to share in the inheritance of Your saints. with the apostles. Welcome into Your kingdom our departed brothers and sisters. who are nourished by His body and blood. Through Him. and become one body.” In the same way. and see the victim whose death has reconciled us to you. and all who have left this world in Your friendship. Let us now proclaim the mystery of faith. Acclamation PRESIDER: Let us now proclaim the mystery of faith COMMENTATOR: Please rise. through Christ our Lord. all of you and eat it: This is my body which will be given up for you. Then He said to them: Do this in memory of me. may be filled with his Holy Spirit. Almighty Father. with Him. Dying you destroyed our death Rising you restored our life Lord Jesus. He gave you thanks and handed the cup to His disciples saying: “Take this all of you and drink from it: This is the cup of my blood. we offer You in thanksgiving this holy and living sacrifice. the virgin Mother of God. and in Him. in the unity of the Holy Spirit. Change them for us into the body and blood of Jesus Christ. We hope to enjoy forever the vision of Your glory. all glory and honor is Yours. Look with favor on Your Church’s offering. . with Mary. the martyrs and all your saints. forever and ever. He took a cup of wine. Your Son. He broke the bread and gave it to His friends saying: “Take this. the blood of the new and everlasting covenant. and ready to greet Him when he comes again. Lord Jesus Come in glory PRESIDER: Father calling to mind the death of Your Son endured for our salvation. one spirit in Christ.

In Your mercy keep us free from our sins and protect us from all anxiety as we wait in joyful hope for the coming of our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen Amen Amen. the Power. I leave you peace. my peace I give you. (SONG) Kordero ng Diyos Communion . with joy and confidence. PRESIDER: Let us offer each other the sign of peace. and the Glory are Yours now and forever. Amen.Amen. All: And also with you. from every evil and grant us peace in our day. All: Amen PRESIDER: The peace of the Lord be with you all. and grant us the peace and unity of your Kingdom where you live forever and ever. All: For the Kingdom. You said to your apostles. Do not look on our sins but on the faith of your Church. (To be said) Sign of Peace PRESIDER: Lord Jesus Christ. let us offer our prayer to the Father (SONG) The Lord’s Prayer Our Father PRESIDER: Deliver us Lord. Amen Amen Invitation to the Lord’s Prayer PRESIDER: Now.

and so approach with fitting reverence the coming feast of our redemption. I am not worthy to receive you. may we find your mercy. as we call upon Your generosity. we rejoiced that you are our creator and ruler. who takes away the sins of the world. but only say the word and I shall be healed. Lord. All: Amen Announcements CONCLUDING RITES PRESIDER: The Lord be with you All: And also with you Prayer over the People and Blessing PRESIDER: Bow your heads and pray for God’s Blessing. Lord. PRESIDER: May the body and blood of Christ preserve our souls to life everlasting All: Amen Communion: (SONGS) Huwag kang mangamba Jesus my friend Prayer after Communion: PRESIDER: Let us pray.COMMENTATOR: Let us all kneel PRESIDER: This is the Lamb of God. renew and keep us in your love. COMMENTATOR: Let us all rise. the living temple of your presence. Grant this in the name of Jesus our Lord. Happy are those who invited to His banquet. All: Lord. . PRESIDER: In this gathering of your Church.

go in peace to love and serve the Lord All: Thanks be to God (SONG) Humayo’t Ihayag II.All: Amen PRESIDER: And may almighty God. All: Who made heaven and earth PRESIDER: The Lord be with you All: And also with you PRESIDER: Let us pray . and the Son. Candle Lightning Ceremony LIGHTING OF CANDLES (with background music) PRESIDER: Our help is in the name of the Lord. come upon you and remain with you forever All: Amen DISMISSAL PRESIDER: The mass has ended. and the Holy Spirit. (†) the Father.

Grant that whoever gives thanks to you uses them in accordance with your law and love. which you have created.O God. receive your help and blessing from heaven through Christ our Lord. by whose name all things were made. May whoever calls upon your name. has counted their blessings on these candles. All: Amen Candle Lightning Ceremony Recessional/ Picture Taking .

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