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  • So, who are the Youth of Today?
  • JESUS AND THE RICH YOUNG MAN (MK. 10: 17-22)
  • “Good Teacher, what must I do to attain eternal life?” (Mk. 10:17)
  • STRENGTHS OF THE MODERN YOUTH INQUISITIVE INNOVATIVE INVOLVED Enthusiastic to learn new things (3 I’s)
  • Young people now are more Inquisitive (Sense of Curiosity) INQUISITIVE INNOVATIVE INVOLVED
  • INQUISITIVE INNOVATIVE INVOLVED Young people now are more Innovative
  • Young people are more Involved INQUISITIVE INNOVATIVE INVOLVED
  • STRENGTHS OF THE MODERN YOUTH  Young People are Dynamic, Con fident and Energetic “I have obeyed each commandment since I was young.” (Mk. 10:18-22)
  • WEAKNESSES OF THE MODERN YOUTH Jesus said, “Go and sell all your belongings and give the proceeds to the poor. Then come and follow Me.” (Mk.10:21)
  • FLOODED WITH SO MUCH MATERIALISM AND WORLDLINESS “Upon hearing this, the rich young man became sad and went away” (Mk.10:22) WEAKNESSES OF THE MODERN YOUTH
  •  WRONG CONCEPT/ UNDERSTANDING OF HAPPINESS WEAKNESSES OF THE MODERN YOUTH
  •  IMPULSIVE (Padalos-dalos) IN OUR DECISION-MAKING WEAKNESSES OF THE MODERN YOUTH
  • CHALLENGES OF THE MODERN YOUTH
  • CHALLENGES OF THE MODERN YOUTH  LIVE A LIFE OF SIMPLICITY
  •  RIGHT UNDERSTANDING OF TRUE HAPPINESS CHALLENGES OF THE MODERN YOUTH
  •  BE REFLECTIVE “Think before you act!” CHALLENGES FOR THE MODERN YOUTH
  • “THE YOUTH IN THE HEART OF CHRIST AND THE CHURCH”
  • THE YOUTH IN THE HEART OF CHRIST AND THE CHURCH “and Jesus looked at him with love.” Mk.10:21 Jesus loved you and gave His life for you. “Each of us is the result of a thought of God. Each of us is willed. Each of us is loved. Each of us is necessary.” ― Pope Benedict XVI
  •  The youth as hope and future of the Church “Dear young people, let yourselves be taken over by the light of Christ, and spread that light wherever you are.” – Blessed John Paul II THE YOUTH IN THE HEART OF CHRIST AND THE CHURCH
  •  The youth as new evangelizers “So do not keep Christ to yourselves! Share with others the joy of your faith.” – Pope Benedict XVI WYD ‘11 THE YOUTH IN THE HEART OF CHRIST AND THE CHURCH
  •  THE YOUTH IS THE CHURCH THE YOUTH IN THE HEART OF CHRIST AND THE CHURCH
  • POINTS FOR REFLECTION 1. 2. 3. HOW DID I CARRY OUT MY ROLE AS A YOUTH IN MY PARISH? HOW CAN I SHARE MY FAITH IN JESUS TO OTHER PEOPLE? WHAT CAN I DO IN ORDER TO LIVE A LIFE OF SIMPLICITY AS A RESPONSE TO CHRIST’S CALL?
  • YOUTH AND THE SACRAMENTS
  • SACRAMENTS What is Sacrament? What is the relevance of the Sacraments in our lives? Are Sacraments really important?
  • WHAT IS SACRAMENT? SACRAMENT is instituted by Christ as visible signs of God’s saving power and love. Main Purpose: TO GIVE GRACE
  • Origin of the Sacrament: Actions of Christ
  • THE SACRAMENTS CONTINUE CHRIST’S SAVING ACTION TODAY THROUGH THE CHURCH… SACRAMENTS CHRIST
  • DO YOU KNOW YOUR SACRAMENTS?
  • SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION
  • This are the sacraments where we become members of the Christian community It draws us into full union with Christ It empowers us to carry out our mission as Christians SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION
  • BAPTISM  The sacrament when we first receive God’s sanctifying grace “Go and make disciples of all nations, baptize them, in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” (Mt. 28:19)
  •  Fruits of Baptism We become God’s children We are incorporated in the Church New life in Christ BAPTISM
  • MATTER OF BAPTISM: WATER "Truly, truly, unles s one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.“ (Jn.3:3) BAPTISM
  • CONFIRMATION  through this sacrament, the faithful is more perfectly bound in the Church and her mission, endowe d with the strength from the
  •  the sacrament where we receive the 7 gifts of the Holy Spirit “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you and you will be my witnesses.” (Acts 1:8) CONFIRMATION
  • Acts 19:5-6 - the people of Ephesus were baptized in Christ, but Paul laid hands on them to seal them with the Holy Spirit. Fruit: Strengthen and Confirm the grace of Baptism CONFIRMATION
  • Fruit:  Empowers the faithful to be a Witness of Christ In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation—having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise (Eph. 1:13) CONFIRMATION
  • Matter for Confirmation: Holy Chrism CONFIRMATION
  • EUCHARIST  Instituted by Christ during the Last Supper While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, "Take and eat; this is my body.“ (Mt. 26:26)
  •  the sacrament where we encounter and receive the Body and Blood of Jesus Then Jesus declared, "I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. (Jn. 6:35) EUCHARIST
  •  the highest form of prayer and act of thanksgiving (Eucharistien) EUCHARIST
  • BASIC DESCRIPTION OF THE EUCHARIST  Thanksgiving  Sacrifice  Real Presence of Christ EUCHARIST
  • FRUITS:  We receive the Body and Blood of Christ  Forgiveness of our sins and the sins of others including the dead  We are in communion with the Church EUCHARIST
  • WHAT ARE THE SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION?
  • SACRAMENTS OF HEALING
  •  Rooted in Christ’s healing ministry of curing the sick and calling people to repentance SACRAMENTS OF HEALING
  •  The sacrament in which the Church continues the healing ministry of Christ SACRAMENTS OF HEALING
  • WHAT ARE THE SACRAMENTS OF HEALING?  The sacraments of healing are Penance/Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick
  • RECONCILIATION  the sacrament where we ask for God’s mercy and forgiveness by confessing our sins and live a life of renewal “Receive the Holy Spirit. For those whose sins you forgive are forgiven; for those whose sins you retain are retained. (Jn.20:22-23)
  • FRUITS:  Remits all our sins and gives sanctifying grace  We are reconciled with God and the Church RECONCILIATION
  • MATTER:  Confession of Sins  Absolution (authority of the priest to forgive sins) “God’s mercy is greater than any sin.” – St. Faustina RECONCILIATION
  • ANOINTING OF THE SICK  the sacrament given to the severely ill and the dying to give them healing and strength of body and spirit during time of illnesses “You will lay your hands on the sick, who will recover.” (Mk. 16:18)
  • FRUITS:  Unites the sick person with the passion of Jesus  Gives him comfort, peace and strength  Forgives all sins  Restores the person in good health if it is good for his salvation  Prepares him for a peaceful death ANOINTING OF THE SICK
  • MATTER:  Blessed Oil ANOINTING OF THE SICK
  • WHAT ARE THE SACRAMENTS OF HEALING?
  • SACRAMENTS OF VOCATION
  • WHAT IS VOCATION?  comes from the Latin word “Vocare” which means “to call”  it is also a chosen way of life in which we commit ourselves to God, to the Church and the need of others
  • WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF VOCATION?
  • WHAT ARE THE TWO SACRAMENTS OF VOCATION?  HOLY ORDERS  HOLY MATRIMONY
  • HOLY ORDER  Instituted by Christ during the Last Supper, when He washed His disciples feet
  •  the sacrament administered to a man who offers his life to Christ and the Church through the ministry of priesthood HOLY ORDER
  • FRUITS OF ORDINATION DIACONATE EPISCOPACYPRIESTHOOD
  • MATTER OF ORDINATION IMPOSITION OF HANDS
  • HOLY MATRIMONY  is a sacrament and covenant of love between man and woman which models the love between Christ and His Church FOR THIS REASON A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER AND SHALL BE JOINED TO HIS WIFE, AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH. This mystery is great; but I am speaking with reference to Christ and the church. (Eph.5:31=32)
  • 3 FUNDAMENTAL PROPERTIES OF MARRIAGE  UNITY (ONENESS OF MAN AND WOMAN)  INDISSOLUBILITY (WE CANNOT DIVORCE OUR SPOUSE)  FECUNDITY (OPEN TO THE PROCREATION OF CHILDREN) “Let no man separate what God has joined.” (Mt. 19:6)
  • FRUITS OF HOLY MATRIMONY  Perpetual and Exclusive Bond  Sacramental Grace
  • MATTER OF HOLY MATRIMONY  EXCHANGE OF CONSENT “For this reason, man shall leave his father and mother and be with his wife, and the two of them shall become one flesh. (Mt.19:5)
  • WHAT ARE THE TWO SACRAMENTS OF VOCATION?
  • RELATION OF THE SACRAMENTS TO OUR NATURAL GROWTH AS HUMAN PERSONS BAPTISM CONFIRMATION EUCHARIST RECONCILIATION AND ANOINTING MATRIMONY AND HOLY ORDERS PHYSICAL BIRTH MATURITY NOURISHMENT PHYSICAL & PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALING COMMUNITY, FAMILY AND LEADERSHIP
  • LETS MAKE IT SIMPLE  Sacraments are rituals instituted by Christ to make us one in Him  Sacraments are visible signs instituted by Christ in order to give grace
  •  Sacraments originated from the saving actions of Christ and in His name, is continued by the Church LETS MAKE IT SIMPLE
  • •How do we live out the effects and grace we receive from the Sacraments? The Question is
  • YOUTH DISCIPLESHIP
  • WHO IS A DISCIPLE OF CHRIST?
  • A person who commits Himself to follow Jesus “Come and follow me.” Mk. 10:21 WHO IS A DISCIPLE OF CHRIST?
  • HOW DO WE COMMIT OURSELVES TO JESUS?  know Him and love Him more I want to know Christ and experience the mighty power that raised him from the dead. I want to suffer with him, sharing in his death. Phil. 3:10
  • Then Jesus said to his disciples, "Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” Mt. 16:24  Be selfless like Jesus HOW DO WE COMMIT OURSELVES TO JESUS?
  •  Obey and live out His teachings “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall.” Mt.7:24-25 HOW DO WE COMMIT OURSELVES TO JESUS?
  •  Talk to Him, PRAY  Encounter and receive Him in the Eucharist HOW DO WE COMMIT OURSELVES TO JESUS?
  • WHO IS A DISCIPLE OF CHRIST?  A PERSON WHO BRINGS THE GOOD NEWS AND THE LIGHT OF CHRIST TO OTHERS You are the light of the world. Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Mt. 5:14-16
  • IN SHORT, A DISCIPLE IS CALLED TO BE…
  • CAN OTHER PEOPLE SEE JESUS IN YOU?