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,
Confident
and Energetic
“I have obeyed each commandment since I
...
WEAKNESSES OF THE MODERN YOUTH
Jesus said, “Go and sell all your
belongings and give the proceeds
to the poor. Then come a...
FLOODED WITH SO MUCH
MATERIALISM AND WORLDLINESS
“Upon hearing this, the rich
young man became sad and
went away” (Mk.10:2...
 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
Hi...
 The youth as hope
and future of the
Church
“Dear young people, let yourselves be taken over by the
light of Christ, and ...
 The youth as new
evangelizers
“So do not keep Christ to yourselves! Share with
others the joy of your faith.” – Pope Ben...
 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
O...
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 GIV...
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 e...
BAPTISM
 The sacrament
when we first
receive God’s
sanctifying grace
“Go and make disciples of all nations, baptize them,...
 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,
unless one is born
of water and the
Spirit, he cannot
enter the kingdom
of God.“ (...
CONFIRMATION
 through this
sacrament, the
faithful is more
perfectly bound
in the Church and
her mission,
endowed with
th...
 the sacrament
where we
receive the 7
gifts of the Holy
Spirit
“You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come
upon...
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:
 Empowers the
faithful to be a
Witness of Christ
In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the go...
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
th...
 the sacrament
where we
encounter and
receive the Body
and Blood of
Jesus
Then Jesus declared, "I am the bread of life. W...
 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...
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 rene...
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.”...
ANOINTING OF THE SICK
 the sacrament given to
the severely ill and the
dying to give them
healing and strength of
body an...
FRUITS:
 Unites the sick person with the
passion of Jesus
 Gives him comfort, peace and
strength
 Forgives all sins
 R...
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...
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...
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 Ch...
3 FUNDAMENTAL PROPERTIES OF
MARRIAGE
 UNITY (ONENESS OF MAN AND WOMAN)
 INDISSOLUBILITY (WE CANNOT DIVORCE OUR
SPOUSE)
...
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 wif...
WHAT ARE THE TWO SACRAMENTS OF
VOCATION?
RELATION OF THE SACRAMENTS TO OUR
NATURAL GROWTH AS HUMAN PERSONS
BAPTISM
CONFIRMATION
EUCHARIST
RECONCILIATION
AND ANOINT...
LETS MAKE IT SIMPLE
 Sacraments are rituals
instituted by Christ to
make us one in Him
 Sacraments are visible
signs ins...
 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 th...
Then Jesus said to his disciples, "Whoever wants to be my disciple must
deny themselves and take up their cross and follow...
 Obey and live out His teachings
“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into
practice is like a ...
 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 th...
IN SHORT, A DISCIPLE IS
CALLED TO BE…
CAN
OTHER
PEOPLE
SEE JESUS
IN YOU?
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  1. 1. So, who are the Youth of Today?
  2. 2. JESUS AND THE RICH YOUNG MAN (MK. 10: 17-22)
  3. 3. “Good Teacher, what must I do to attain eternal life?” (Mk. 10:17)
  4. 4. STRENGTHS OF THE MODERN YOUTH INQUISITIVE INNOVATIVE INVOLVED Enthusiastic to learn new things (3 I’s)
  5. 5. Young people now are more Inquisitive (Sense of Curiosity) INQUISITIVE INNOVATIVE INVOLVED
  6. 6. INQUISITIVE INNOVATIVE INVOLVED Young people now are more Innovative
  7. 7. Young people are more Involved INQUISITIVE INNOVATIVE INVOLVED
  8. 8. STRENGTHS OF THE MODERN YOUTH  Young People are Dynamic, Confident and Energetic “I have obeyed each commandment since I was young.” (Mk. 10:18-22)
  9. 9. 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)
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11.  WRONG CONCEPT/ UNDERSTANDING OF HAPPINESS WEAKNESSES OF THE MODERN YOUTH
  12. 12.  IMPULSIVE (Padalos-dalos) IN OUR DECISION-MAKING WEAKNESSES OF THE MODERN YOUTH
  13. 13. CHALLENGES OF THE MODERN YOUTH
  14. 14. CHALLENGES OF THE MODERN YOUTH  LIVE A LIFE OF SIMPLICITY
  15. 15.  RIGHT UNDERSTANDING OF TRUE HAPPINESS CHALLENGES OF THE MODERN YOUTH
  16. 16.  BE REFLECTIVE “Think before you act!” CHALLENGES FOR THE MODERN YOUTH
  17. 17. “THE YOUTH IN THE HEART OF CHRIST AND THE CHURCH”
  18. 18. 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
  19. 19.  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
  20. 20.  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
  21. 21.  THE YOUTH IS THE CHURCH THE YOUTH IN THE HEART OF CHRIST AND THE CHURCH
  22. 22. 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?
  23. 23. YOUTH AND THE SACRAMENTS
  24. 24. SACRAMENTS What is Sacrament? What is the relevance of the Sacraments in our lives? Are Sacraments really important?
  25. 25. WHAT IS SACRAMENT? SACRAMENT is instituted by Christ as visible signs of God’s saving power and love. Main Purpose: TO GIVE GRACE
  26. 26. Origin of the Sacrament: Actions of Christ
  27. 27. THE SACRAMENTS CONTINUE CHRIST’S SAVING ACTION TODAY THROUGH THE CHURCH… SACRAMENTS CHRIST
  28. 28. DO YOU KNOW YOUR SACRAMENTS?
  29. 29. SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION
  30. 30. 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
  31. 31. 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)
  32. 32.  Fruits of Baptism We become God’s children We are incorporated in the Church New life in Christ BAPTISM
  33. 33. MATTER OF BAPTISM: WATER "Truly, truly, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.“ (Jn.3:3) BAPTISM
  34. 34. CONFIRMATION  through this sacrament, the faithful is more perfectly bound in the Church and her mission, endowed with the strength from the Holy Spirit
  35. 35.  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
  36. 36. 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
  37. 37. 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
  38. 38. Matter for Confirmation: Holy Chrism CONFIRMATION
  39. 39. 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)
  40. 40.  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
  41. 41.  the highest form of prayer and act of thanksgiving (Eucharistien) EUCHARIST
  42. 42. BASIC DESCRIPTION OF THE EUCHARIST  Thanksgiving  Sacrifice  Real Presence of Christ EUCHARIST
  43. 43. 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
  44. 44. WHAT ARE THE SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION?
  45. 45. SACRAMENTS OF HEALING
  46. 46.  Rooted in Christ’s healing ministry of curing the sick and calling people to repentance SACRAMENTS OF HEALING
  47. 47.  The sacrament in which the Church continues the healing ministry of Christ SACRAMENTS OF HEALING
  48. 48. WHAT ARE THE SACRAMENTS OF HEALING?  The sacraments of healing are Penance/Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick
  49. 49. 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)
  50. 50. FRUITS:  Remits all our sins and gives sanctifying grace  We are reconciled with God and the Church RECONCILIATION
  51. 51. MATTER:  Confession of Sins  Absolution (authority of the priest to forgive sins) “God’s mercy is greater than any sin.” – St. Faustina RECONCILIATION
  52. 52. 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)
  53. 53. 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
  54. 54. MATTER:  Blessed Oil ANOINTING OF THE SICK
  55. 55. WHAT ARE THE SACRAMENTS OF HEALING?
  56. 56. SACRAMENTS OF VOCATION
  57. 57. 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
  58. 58. WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF VOCATION?
  59. 59. WHAT ARE THE TWO SACRAMENTS OF VOCATION?  HOLY ORDERS  HOLY MATRIMONY
  60. 60. HOLY ORDER  Instituted by Christ during the Last Supper, when He washed His disciples feet
  61. 61.  the sacrament administered to a man who offers his life to Christ and the Church through the ministry of priesthood HOLY ORDER
  62. 62. FRUITS OF ORDINATION DIACONATE EPISCOPACYPRIESTHOOD
  63. 63. MATTER OF ORDINATION IMPOSITION OF HANDS
  64. 64. 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)
  65. 65. 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)
  66. 66. FRUITS OF HOLY MATRIMONY  Perpetual and Exclusive Bond  Sacramental Grace
  67. 67. 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)
  68. 68. WHAT ARE THE TWO SACRAMENTS OF VOCATION?
  69. 69. 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
  70. 70. 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
  71. 71.  Sacraments originated from the saving actions of Christ and in His name, is continued by the Church LETS MAKE IT SIMPLE
  72. 72. •How do we live out the effects and grace we receive from the Sacraments? The Question is
  73. 73. YOUTH DISCIPLESHIP
  74. 74. WHO IS A DISCIPLE OF CHRIST?
  75. 75. A person who commits Himself to follow Jesus “Come and follow me.” Mk. 10:21 WHO IS A DISCIPLE OF CHRIST?
  76. 76. 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
  77. 77. 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?
  78. 78.  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?
  79. 79.  Talk to Him, PRAY  Encounter and receive Him in the Eucharist HOW DO WE COMMIT OURSELVES TO JESUS?
  80. 80. 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
  81. 81. IN SHORT, A DISCIPLE IS CALLED TO BE…
  82. 82. CAN OTHER PEOPLE SEE JESUS IN YOU?

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