INTRODUCTORY RITE

Precious Jayne Young

Good Morning. Today is a special day, a very unique and a momentous day to the students, to their families and to the St. Dominic College of Asia community. This day signifies the step of grasping the fulfillment of attaining a dream, a career and a life. Today comes as a great beacon of light and hope to each and everyone of us who had been in the flames of withering economic turmoil. Seeing our students surpassing challenges is a joy to our hearts. A joy that signifies that beautiful things are yet to come. It will be a glorious sight to see that after this ceremony, we, the BSN of St. Dominic College of Asia batch 2012 will be marching towards the knowledge, the career and the noblest profession of all, we are able to surpass the trials and difficulties of times. Today, by the Holy Spirit of our Lord, we are one and united in making this pledge that we will not be satisfied with what we have right now. We will continue to walk and march ahead in reaching the promise land. In our hearts and mind only one thing is present. A driving force in which being good is not enough but rather being great is our life and our vision. These factors greatly contribute in making us committed, responsible and strong individuals. With one spirit, let us join our minds in thinking that those whom our success was unfurled: our mentors and our parents. With them, our strong roots had become strong trees. Thanks to God who has led a miracle having finish our first two years of college education. May the Lord continue to shower his Holy Spirit upon us, give us peace, humility and reward our efforts with success, that through Christ we can do all things. Let us pray that as we see success, we continue to look upon ourselves as an instrument of peace. May this ceremony give us enlightenment and bundles of joy. AMEN Today is April 13, Friday. Let us now stand and join the singing of the entrance hymn ENTRANCE HYMN GREETINGS CELEBRANT : ALL : In the name of the Father and the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. And also with you.

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PENITENTIAL RITE CELEBRANT: My dear brothers and sisters, I welcome you in this communal celebration of thanksgiving for the many graces that you have received from God. Coming together as God’s family, with confidence let us ask the Father’s forgiveness, for he is full of gentleness and compassion. : I confess to Almighty God, and to you my brothers and sisters, that I have sinned through my own faults, in my words, in what I have done, and in what I have failed to do. And I ask the Blessed Virgin Mary, all the angels and saints, and to you my brothers and sisters to pray for me to the Lord our God.

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Christ. all of you. OPENING PRAYER CELEBRANT : Father. have mercy. and. have mercy. 'Rulers of the people.Thanks be to God. and God raised from the dead. Lord. and elders! If you are questioning us today about an act of kindness to a cripple and asking us how he was healed. Caiaphas. Lord. elders and scribes held a meeting in Jerusalem with Annas the high priest. LITURGY OF THE WORD FIRST READING A reading from theBook of Acts 4:1-12 Karina Nobleza While they were still talking to the people the priests came up to them. accompanied by the captain of the Temple and the Sadducees. This is the stone which you. that it is by the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene. guide and protector of your people. forgive us our sins and bring us to everlasting life. have mercy. have mercy. the total number of men had now risen to something like five thousand. The word of the Lord. by this name and by no other that this man stands before you cured. they kept them in prison till the next day.CELEBRANT: ALL ALL : : May Almighty God have mercy on us. Jonathan. Lord. the builders. and keep us always in your love. rejected but which has become the cornerstone. Amen Lord. They arrested them. Alexander and all the members of the high-priestly families. But many of those who had listened to their message became believers. whom you crucified. you must know. 'By what power. as it was already late. . Only in him is there salvation. It happened that the next day the rulers. . filled with the Holy Spirit. this is the only one by which we can be saved. They made the prisoners stand in the middle and began to interrogate them. grant us an unfailing respect for your name. and by whose name have you men done this?' Then Peter. Christ. All. They were extremely annoyed at their teaching the people the resurrection from the dead by proclaiming the resurrection of Jesus. have mercy. and the whole people of Israel. for of all the names in the world given to men. Grant this… ALL LEADER : : Amen Please be seated and listen to the word of God. have mercy. addressed them.

'His faithful love endures for ever. and in spite of there being so many . branches in hand. they were only about a hundred yards from land. up to the horns of the altar. Yahweh. Link your processions. 'I'm going fishing.RESPONSORIAL PSALM Christine Joy Mallorca Response: Give thanks to Yahweh for he is good.And also with you P-A reading from the holy Gospel according to Luke. 'His faithful love endures for ever.' So they threw the net out and could not haul it in because of the quantity of fish.ALELLUIA GOSPEL P-The Lord be with you All. the sons of Zebedee and two more of his disciples were together. and we marvel at it. Jesus called out.' The stone which the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. It was by the Sea of Tiberias. save us. O Lord. we beg you. give us victory! Blessed in the name of Yahweh is he who is coming! We bless you from the house of Yahweh. The other disciples came on in the boat. ALLELUYA SEEK YE FIRST SEEK YE FIRST THE KINGDOM OF GOD AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS AND ALL THIS THINGS SHALL BE ADDED UNTO YOU ALLE. When it was already light.' They replied. No. Jesus said. there stood Jesus on the shore. This is the day which Yahweh has made. This is Yahweh's doing. 'It is the Lord.' Simon Peter tied his outer garment round him (for he had nothing on) and jumped into the water. Haven't you caught anything. he said. As soon as they came ashore they saw that there was some bread there and a charcoal fire with fish cooking on it.' They went out and got into the boat but caught nothing that night. Nathanael from Cana in Galilee. though the disciples did not realize that it was Jesus. towing the net with the fish.Glory to you. 'We'll come with you. Let the House of Israel say. Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples. Thomas called the Twin.' At these words. John 21:1-14 Later on. Yahweh is God. 'Bring some of the fish you have just caught. one hundred and fifty-three of them.' Let those who fear Yahweh say. a day for us to rejoice and be glad.LU . full of big fish. Yahweh. We beg you. and it happened like this: Simon Peter. 'It is the Lord. friends?' And when they answered.' Simon Peter went aboard and dragged the net ashore. for his faithful love endures for ever. The disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter. All. Simon Peter said. he gives us light. 'Throw the net out to starboard and you'll find something.

Let us pray to the Lord. love and patience may be blessed by God a hundred-fold. For our parents and love ones. Let us pray to him with complete trust and let us say: Lord. Jesus said to them. They knew quite well it was the Lord. 'Who are you?'. may they be given wisdom and be guided by the Holy Spirit through the years and the years of their lives. This was the third time that Jesus revealed himself to the disciples after rising from the dead. that their sacrifice. That the peace which the Risen Lord brought to his apostles be given to the people of the world Let us pray to the Lord. That the whole Church may be renewed by the grace of Easter. Dominic.' None of the disciples was bold enough to ask. 'Come and have breakfast. took the bread and gave it to them.the net was not broken. and the same with the fish. Let us pray to the Lord. Let us pray to the Lord. faculty and staff of SDCA. That we may help the needy and feed them in body and spirit. and commitment to their mission of molding the students would ever grow and continue to be real. their love. concern. that those may lead us to rise to a more Christ-like life. That the sick and the handicapped may receive comfort and hope from those who assist them. The Gospel of the Lord. Let us pray to the Lord. Let us pray to the Lord. For the Administrators. HOMILY PRAYERS OF THE FAITHFUL Gary Gallardo P . For the BSN Class 2012 gathered here today. All-Praise to you. Let us pray to the Lord. LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST . Let us pray to the Lord. hear our prayer. Lord Jesus Christ.Our Lord Jesus Christ stays with us to guide the work of his Church and to be with us in all our strengths and trials. Let us pray to the Lord. For us here that we may willingly share in the suffering of Christ by accepting the trials that are part of life and pains of renewal. Jesus then stepped forward. that all may be guided by the values of St. That those who gave gone before us may be welcomed to the shore of eternity.

All-For the kingdom.Father. inuming nagbibigay lakas.. pagkaing nagbibigay ng buhay Mo. Holy.and now.. (repeat). amen. amen. with all the saints and angels we praise you forever. At alak na nagmula sa isang tangkay ng ubas. amen. HOLY LORD IS YOUR NAME Holy Lord is your name. nag-mamahal sa ‘Yo Tinapay na nagmula sa butil ng trigo. AMEN Amen. ACCLAMATION DYING Dying you destroyed our death. rising you restored our life. brethren. for our good and the good of all His Church. All.the power and the glory are yours now and forever INVITATION TO PEACE . Lord Jesus. for He dwells in our land. come in glory.... Sing His glory forever. Prayer over the gifts Preface P-The Lord be with you All-And also with you P-Lift up your hearts All. Blessed be the Lord’s name. Amen. COMMUNION RITE The Lord’s Prayer AMA NAMIN P-Deliver us.We lift them up to the Lord P-Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. (Koro) (stand) P-Pray.Presentation of the gifts UNANG ALAY (Koro) Kunin at tanggapin ang alay na ito Mga biyayang nagmula sa pagpapala Mo Tanda ng bawat pusong ‘pagkat inibig Mo Ngayo’y nananalig.It is right to give Him thanks and praise P.. holy is the Lord. amen.. from the heavens above.. All..May the Lord accept the sacrifice at your hands for the praise and glory of His name. Lord Jesus. (humming).. Lord.. amen.

na nagaalis ng mga kasalanan ng sanlibutan. maawa Ka sa amin. give thanks. With God as our father brothers all are we. (2x) And now. ipagkaloob Mo sa amin ang kapayapaan. HERE I AM Lord. INVITATION TO COMMUNION (kneel) P-Behold Jesus.. give thanks to the Holy one. I am strong. na nagaalis ng mga kasalanan ng sanlibutan. Let the poor say. Happy are we who are invited to partake in His holy meals. (2x) Kordero ng Diyos. Prayer over the people and Blessing . GIVE THANKS WITH A GRATEFUL HEART Give thanks with a grateful heart. I have left everything just to follow you. All-Lord. I am rich. but only say the word and I shall be healed. Here is my heart. (2X) LET THERE BE PEACE ON EARTH Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me. the Lamb of God. here is my soul. His Son. Let me walk with my brother in perfect harmony. here is my mind. Lord. here I am to serve and love you. here is my whole self.(2x). who takes away the sins of the world. give thanks. let the weak say. Let there be peace on earth.KORDERO NG DIYOS Kordero ng Diyos. Let there be peace on earth the peace that was meant to be. CONCLUDING RITE P-The Lord be with you All-And also with you. here I am to answer your call. With every step i take let this be my solemn vow. I am not worthy to receive you. To take each moment and live each moment with peace eternally. LORD. give thanks because He’s given Jesus Christ. Let peace begin with me let this be the moment now. and let it begin with me. I am for you and you alone. Give thanks. because of what the Lord has done for us.