Fourth Sunday of Lent - March 22, 2020

Entrance Antiphon       Rejoice, Jerusalem, and all who love her.      Be joyful, all who were in mourning;      exult and be satisfied at her consoling breast. PENITENTIAL RITE All:      I confess to almighty God, and to you, my brother and sisters      that I have greatly sinned,      in my thoughts and in my words,      in what I have done and in what I have failed to do,      through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault;      therefore, I ask Blessed Mary ever-Virgin,      all the Angels and Saints,      and you, my brothers and sisters,      to pray for me to the Lord our God. Priest:    Lord, have mercy!         All:    Lord, have mercy! Priest:    Christ, have mercy!       All:    Christ, have mercy! Priest:    Lord, have mercy!         All:    Lord, have mercy! LITURGY OF THE WORD First Reading 1 SM 16:1B, 6-7, 10-13A The LORD said to Samuel: “Fill your horn with oil, and be on your way. I


(Xưng tội, rước Lễ nếu được) Phương thức sau đây do cha thánh Gioan Bosco, và gia đình Salêdiêng khuyến khích thực hiện mỗi ngày: Làm dấu Thánh Giá Lạy Cha … Kính Mừng … Sáng Danh … Chúng con kính lạy và ngợi khen phép Bí Tích rất trọng, là phép Mình Thánh Máu Thánh Đức Chúa Giêsu ngự thật trên bàn thờ. Lạy Thánh Nữ Đồng Trinh Maria là Mẹ rất nhân từ xin hãy nhớ: xưa nay chưa từng nghe có người nào chạy đến cùng Đức Mẹ, xin bầu chữa cứu giúp mà Đức Mẹ từ bỏ chẳng nhậm lời.   Nhân vì sự ấy, con lấy lòng than van chạy đến sấp mình xuống dưới chân Đức Mẹ, là Nữ Đồng Trinh trên hết các kẻ đồng trinh, xin Đức Mẹ đoái đến con là kẻ tội lỗi.   Lạy Mẹ là Mẹ Chúa Cứu Thế xin chớ bỏ lời con kêu xin.   Một dủ lòng thương mà nhậm lời con cùng.   Amen. Đức Bà Phù hộ các Giáo hữu – Cầu cho chúng con! Kinh Xin ơn Cứu Chữa trong trận dịch Corona: Lạy Thiên Chúa uy quyền và vĩnh cữu, từ Ngài toàn vũ trụ nhận lãnh năng lượng, sự tồn tại và sự sống, chúng c


(To be accompanied with Confession and frequent receiving Holy Communion.  The following format is to be followed everyday according to the suggestion of St. John Bosco and the Salesian Family) In the Name of the Father, ... Our Father ... Hail Mary ... Glory be ... O Sacrament most Holy, O Sacrament Divine, All praise and all thanksgiving, Be every moment Thine. (The Memorare):   Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thine intercession was left unaided.   Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, my mother; to thee do I come, before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in thy mercy hear and answer me.   Amen. Mary, Help of Christians - Pray for us! Prayer for Deliverance from the Coronavirus Almighty and eternal God, from whom the whole universe receives e

Class 19 & Class 20

Happy Advent! In the previous class, we discussed the topic of Praying with the Psalms.  Here is the Handout In this class, Lesson 20, we will cover the topic of Membership and Formation.  Please see the Agenda .

SC Formation Class 18

Let's continue our formation and discernment process.  Here is the Class Agenda. We will also discuss and practice "The Examen" prayer taught by St. Ignatius. Please be prepare to discuss about the vision for our future.

SC Formation Class 17: Special Topic - Prayer

Please see the topics to be covered in our class here . I'm also including the articles: - on Lectio Divina - on Daily Examen - instruction on Liturgy of the Hour

SC Formation Class 16

Happy Feast of Pentecost!  We pray for the Holy Spirit to continue to guide us in our formation and discernment. We are getting to the gem of Don Bosco's legacy, the PREVENTIVE SYSTEM , in this and the next lessons.  Here is the Agenda for the first session. I am also posting the two parts of a scholarly article by Rik Biesmans, sdb.  Assistance: The Essence of Don Bosco's Preventive System (1876-1884) Part 1 Part 2 We may or may not have time to discuss in class but you are encouraged to read this article to further appreciate the gift of the Holy Spirit for the Church through St. John Bosco's ministry to the young.