Music Ministry Retreat Church Of Our Lady Of Lourdes Silibin, Ipoh
Session 1 Heaven on Earth Help us to deepen our understanding of the reality of the Mass & Liturgy
The Conversion Story  of Scott Hahn
<ul><li>Why did Scott Hahn become a Roman Catholic? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think in the Mass attracted him make him...
Why did God create us ? <ul><li>God created us to share in His divine nature </li></ul>
What is our Destiny? - Heaven
<ul><li>It was while attending a Mass that Dr Scott Hahn discovered parallels between the Mass and the Book of Revelation ...
<ul><li>Brought him to the awareness of the Mass as  Heaven on Earth </li></ul>
The Lamb’s Supper, The Holy Eucharist <ul><li>Is the actual presence of God </li></ul>
The Holy Mass <ul><li>Is the single greatest event on this earth </li></ul><ul><li>Heaven is united with earth </li></ul><...
 
Session 2 Discernment & The Role of Music Ministers
DISCOVERY OF COMMITMENT
What is Commitment <ul><li>Dictionary Meaning </li></ul><ul><li>state or quality of being dedicated to a cause or activity...
What is Commitment <ul><li>To be Dedicated means: </li></ul><ul><li>Give Your Time </li></ul><ul><li>Give Your Effort </li...
Discovery of Commitment <ul><li>Discovery of Commitment involves </li></ul><ul><li>1. DISCERNMENT </li></ul><ul><li>2. THE...
Discernment How good it is to center down! To sit quietly and see one's self pass by! The streets of our mind seethe with ...
Discernment of Spirits <ul><li>Discernment of Spirit answers the question: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Am I acting under God’s i...
Discernment of Spirits <ul><li>4 types of functions in discernment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple logic + tactful communica...
Simple Method of Discernment <ul><li>Pray fervently for God to enlighten you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mass  </li></ul></ul><u...
Authenticity of our Discernment <ul><li>The  fruits  of our action will show whether our commitments based on discernment ...
 
Lectio Divina A Way of Praying the Scriptures
“ We wish to see Jesus”  Jn 12:21 <ul><li>“ The contemplation of Christ’s face cannot fail to be inspired by all that we a...
“ We wish to see Jesus”  Jn 12:21 <ul><li>“ It is especially necessary that listening to the word of God should become a l...
<ul><li>“… I urge you to become familiar with the Bible, and to have it at hand so that it can be your compass pointing ou...
Five-Step Communal Process * <ul><li>Lectio </li></ul><ul><li>Meditatio </li></ul><ul><li>Oratio </li></ul><ul><li>Contemp...
Lectio <ul><li>A simple reading and listening </li></ul><ul><li>Listen with the “ears of your heart” </li></ul><ul><li>Be ...
Meditati o <ul><li>“ This is a moment of interior reflection in which the soul turns to God and tries to understand what h...
Meditatio <ul><li>Scripture Context </li></ul><ul><li>Scripture is read a second time </li></ul><ul><li>As you listen imag...
Oratio  <ul><li>“ Only  the experience of silence and prayer  offers the proper setting for the growth and development of ...
Oratio <ul><li>Take time to speak intimately with God  </li></ul><ul><li>What are you feeling? Joy, grief, fear, gratitude...
Contemplatio <ul><li>“… .we cannot come to the fullness of contemplation of the Lord’s face by our own efforts alone, but ...
Contemplatio <ul><li>Simply rest in God’s presence </li></ul><ul><li>Just enjoy God and be at peace </li></ul><ul><li>Feel...
Actio <ul><li>“ To build your life on Christ, to accept his word with joy and put its teachings into practice...” </li></u...
Actio <ul><li>Third reading of passage </li></ul><ul><li>Listen and reflect on what God is calling you to do or to be </li...
 
Music ministry – Discovering Our role through God’s Word <ul><li>Our Scripture reading will be taken from:  </li></ul><ul>...
COMMIT YOURSELF TO THE CALL OF CHRIST
 
Reflection 1 Joshua 6; 1 - 21
<ul><li>6 Summoning the priests, Joshua, son of Nun, then ordered them to take up the  ark of the covenant  with seven of ...
Joshua and The Walls of Jericho <ul><li>16 The seventh time around, the priests  blew the   horns  and Joshua said to the ...
Freedom From Bondages <ul><li>20 As the horns blew, the people began to shout. When they heard the signal horn, they raise...
Key Points <ul><li>Ark of the covenant   - God’s presence </li></ul><ul><li>Blew the horns and shouted   - Worship </li></...
 
Reflection 2 1 Samuel 16; 14 - 23
<ul><li>14 The spirit of the LORD had departed from Saul, and he was tormented by an evil spirit sent by the LORD  </li></ul>
King Saul and David <ul><li>16 When the evil spirit from God comes over you, he will play and  you will feel better  </li>...
Peace of Soul <ul><li>23 Whenever the spirit from God seized Saul,  David would take the harp   and play , and  Saul would...
Key Points <ul><li>David would take the harp and   play   - Music </li></ul><ul><li>Saul would be relieved   - Peace </li>...
Reflection 3 Revelations 5; 11 - 14
 
Worship In Heaven <ul><li>11 I looked again and heard the voices of many  angels who surrounded the   throne  and the livi...
As On Earth <ul><li>13 Then I heard  every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth  and in the sea, everything...
Key Points <ul><li>Angels who surrounded the throne </li></ul><ul><li>Every creature in heaven and on earth and under the ...
The Mass As Heaven On Earth
 
The Role of Music Ministers <ul><li>In the presence God, worship helps to remove strongholds or bondages affecting the peo...
The Goal of Music Ministry <ul><li>This shouldn’t be what the congregation looks like after mass </li></ul>
<ul><li>Their expression and behavior should reflect a divine encounter </li></ul>
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    1. 1. Music Ministry Retreat Church Of Our Lady Of Lourdes Silibin, Ipoh
    2. 2. Session 1 Heaven on Earth Help us to deepen our understanding of the reality of the Mass & Liturgy
    3. 3. The Conversion Story of Scott Hahn
    4. 4. <ul><li>Why did Scott Hahn become a Roman Catholic? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think in the Mass attracted him make him say My Lord & My God? </li></ul>
    5. 5. Why did God create us ? <ul><li>God created us to share in His divine nature </li></ul>
    6. 6. What is our Destiny? - Heaven
    7. 7. <ul><li>It was while attending a Mass that Dr Scott Hahn discovered parallels between the Mass and the Book of Revelation </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Brought him to the awareness of the Mass as Heaven on Earth </li></ul>
    9. 9. The Lamb’s Supper, The Holy Eucharist <ul><li>Is the actual presence of God </li></ul>
    10. 10. The Holy Mass <ul><li>Is the single greatest event on this earth </li></ul><ul><li>Heaven is united with earth </li></ul><ul><li>God is united with man </li></ul>
    11. 12. Session 2 Discernment & The Role of Music Ministers
    12. 13. DISCOVERY OF COMMITMENT
    13. 14. What is Commitment <ul><li>Dictionary Meaning </li></ul><ul><li>state or quality of being dedicated to a cause or activity </li></ul><ul><li>The New Oxford Dictionary of English </li></ul>
    14. 15. What is Commitment <ul><li>To be Dedicated means: </li></ul><ul><li>Give Your Time </li></ul><ul><li>Give Your Effort </li></ul><ul><li>Give Your Self: (Mind, Heart & Body) </li></ul>
    15. 16. Discovery of Commitment <ul><li>Discovery of Commitment involves </li></ul><ul><li>1. DISCERNMENT </li></ul><ul><li>2. THE WORD OF GOD </li></ul>
    16. 17. Discernment How good it is to center down! To sit quietly and see one's self pass by! The streets of our mind seethe with endless traffic; Our spirits resound with clashing, with noisy silences, While something deep within hungers and thirsts for the still moment and the resting lull. With full intensity we seek, ere the quiet passes a fresh sense of order in our living; A direction, a strong sure purpose that will structure our confusion and bring meaning to our chaos. HOWARD THURMAN
    17. 18. Discernment of Spirits <ul><li>Discernment of Spirit answers the question: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Am I acting under God’s influence? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You could be acting under: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The influence of the Holy Spirit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The influence of the Evil Spirit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The influence of your own spirit (conscious or subconscious mind) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    18. 19. Discernment of Spirits <ul><li>4 types of functions in discernment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple logic + tactful communication (common sense) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prudence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gift of Counsel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gift of Discernment of Spirit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ask & Seek for the Gift of Discernment </li></ul><ul><li>Always seek to do God’s perfect Will </li></ul>
    19. 20. Simple Method of Discernment <ul><li>Pray fervently for God to enlighten you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holy Hour </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rosary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consult the specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Make Prudential decisions </li></ul>Prayer must be purposeful, communicative with God (listen) and desires to do God’s perfect Will
    20. 21. Authenticity of our Discernment <ul><li>The fruits of our action will show whether our commitments based on discernment was inspired by God or not </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A tree is known by its fruit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The actions & commitment will bring peace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In Thy will O Lord is our peace (Dante) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The actions & commitment will build God’s Kingdom </li></ul>
    21. 23. Lectio Divina A Way of Praying the Scriptures
    22. 24. “ We wish to see Jesus” Jn 12:21 <ul><li>“ The contemplation of Christ’s face cannot fail to be inspired by all that we are told about him in Sacred Scripture.” </li></ul><ul><li>Pope John Paul II </li></ul><ul><li>Novo Millennio Inuente, 17 </li></ul>
    23. 25. “ We wish to see Jesus” Jn 12:21 <ul><li>“ It is especially necessary that listening to the word of God should become a life-giving encounter, in the ancient and ever valid tradition of lectio divina , which draws from the biblical text the living Word which questions,directs and shapes our lives.” </li></ul><ul><li>Pope John Paul II </li></ul><ul><li>Novo Millennio Ineunte,39 </li></ul>
    24. 26. <ul><li>“… I urge you to become familiar with the Bible, and to have it at hand so that it can be your compass pointing out the road to follow. By reading it, you will learn to know Christ. Note what St. Jerome said in this regard, ‘Ignorance of the Scriptures is ignorance of Christ.’” </li></ul><ul><li>Pope Benedict XVI </li></ul><ul><li>World Youth Day XXI </li></ul>“ We wish to see Jesus.” Jn 12:21
    25. 27. Five-Step Communal Process * <ul><li>Lectio </li></ul><ul><li>Meditatio </li></ul><ul><li>Oratio </li></ul><ul><li>Contemplatio </li></ul><ul><li>Actio </li></ul>*Adapted from YES! Youth Engaging Scripture Program , Saint Mary’s Press
    26. 28. Lectio <ul><li>A simple reading and listening </li></ul><ul><li>Listen with the “ears of your heart” </li></ul><ul><li>Be attentive to a particular word or phrase </li></ul><ul><li>Write down and share word or phrase without comment </li></ul>
    27. 29. Meditati o <ul><li>“ This is a moment of interior reflection in which the soul turns to God and tries to understand what his word is saying to us today.” </li></ul><ul><li>Pope Benedict XVI </li></ul><ul><li>World Youth Day XXI </li></ul>
    28. 30. Meditatio <ul><li>Scripture Context </li></ul><ul><li>Scripture is read a second time </li></ul><ul><li>As you listen imagine yourself in the story </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who do you see? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you hear? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To whom do you most relate? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How does this passage relate to something in your life right now? </li></ul><ul><li>Journal and share this with the group </li></ul>
    29. 31. Oratio <ul><li>“ Only the experience of silence and prayer offers the proper setting for the growth and development of a true, faithful and consistent knowledge of that mystery… ‘And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth; we have beheld his glory, glory as of the only Son of the Father’” (Jn 1:14). </li></ul><ul><li>Pope John Paul II </li></ul><ul><li>Nuevo Millennio Nuente, 20 </li></ul>
    30. 32. Oratio <ul><li>Take time to speak intimately with God </li></ul><ul><li>What are you feeling? Joy, grief, fear, gratitude? What has the word inspired in you? </li></ul><ul><li>Take time for the Lord to respond and make his voice heard in your heart </li></ul>
    31. 33. Contemplatio <ul><li>“… .we cannot come to the fullness of contemplation of the Lord’s face by our own efforts alone, but by allowing grace to take us by the hand.” </li></ul><ul><li>Pope John Paul II </li></ul><ul><li>Nuevo Millennio Nuente, 20 </li></ul>
    32. 34. Contemplatio <ul><li>Simply rest in God’s presence </li></ul><ul><li>Just enjoy God and be at peace </li></ul><ul><li>Feel free to journal your experience </li></ul>
    33. 35. Actio <ul><li>“ To build your life on Christ, to accept his word with joy and put its teachings into practice...” </li></ul><ul><li>Pope Benedict XVI </li></ul><ul><li>World Youth Day XXI </li></ul>
    34. 36. Actio <ul><li>Third reading of passage </li></ul><ul><li>Listen and reflect on what God is calling you to do or to be </li></ul><ul><li>Journal your response </li></ul><ul><li>Share with the group </li></ul><ul><li>Listen attentively to the work of the Spirit in each others’ lives </li></ul><ul><li>Join hands and pray for each other in the words that Jesus taught us… Our Father </li></ul>
    35. 38. Music ministry – Discovering Our role through God’s Word <ul><li>Our Scripture reading will be taken from: </li></ul><ul><li>First Reflection: </li></ul><ul><li>Joshua 6: 1-21 </li></ul><ul><li>Second Reflection: </li></ul><ul><li>1 Samuel 16: 14-23 </li></ul><ul><li>Third Reflection: </li></ul><ul><li>Apocalypse 5: 11-15 </li></ul><ul><li>Please write these passages </li></ul>
    36. 39. COMMIT YOURSELF TO THE CALL OF CHRIST
    37. 41. Reflection 1 Joshua 6; 1 - 21
    38. 42. <ul><li>6 Summoning the priests, Joshua, son of Nun, then ordered them to take up the ark of the covenant with seven of the priests carrying ram's horns in front of the ark of the LORD </li></ul>
    39. 43. Joshua and The Walls of Jericho <ul><li>16 The seventh time around, the priests blew the horns and Joshua said to the people, &quot;Now shout , for the LORD has given you the city </li></ul>
    40. 44. Freedom From Bondages <ul><li>20 As the horns blew, the people began to shout. When they heard the signal horn, they raised a tremendous shout. The wall collapsed </li></ul>
    41. 45. Key Points <ul><li>Ark of the covenant - God’s presence </li></ul><ul><li>Blew the horns and shouted - Worship </li></ul><ul><li>The wall collapsed - Removing Obstruction </li></ul><ul><li>In the presence God, worship helps to remove strongholds or bondages affecting the people, allowing God to come into their lives </li></ul>
    42. 47. Reflection 2 1 Samuel 16; 14 - 23
    43. 48. <ul><li>14 The spirit of the LORD had departed from Saul, and he was tormented by an evil spirit sent by the LORD </li></ul>
    44. 49. King Saul and David <ul><li>16 When the evil spirit from God comes over you, he will play and you will feel better </li></ul>
    45. 50. Peace of Soul <ul><li>23 Whenever the spirit from God seized Saul, David would take the harp and play , and Saul would be relieved and feel better, for the evil spirit would leave him </li></ul>
    46. 51. Key Points <ul><li>David would take the harp and play - Music </li></ul><ul><li>Saul would be relieved - Peace </li></ul><ul><li>The evil spirit would leave him - Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing peace to the hearts of the people and freeing their minds, enabling them to focus on God </li></ul>
    47. 52. Reflection 3 Revelations 5; 11 - 14
    48. 54. Worship In Heaven <ul><li>11 I looked again and heard the voices of many angels who surrounded the throne and the living creatures and the elders </li></ul>
    49. 55. As On Earth <ul><li>13 Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, everything in the universe, cry out: &quot;To the one who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor, glory and might, forever and ever.&quot; </li></ul>
    50. 56. Key Points <ul><li>Angels who surrounded the throne </li></ul><ul><li>Every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth </li></ul><ul><li>Cry out </li></ul><ul><li>As one church, the Mystical Body of Christ, we (Church Militant) worship God in mind, body and spirit together with the angels and saints in heaven (Church Triumphant) and the souls in purgatory (Church Suffering) </li></ul>
    51. 57. The Mass As Heaven On Earth
    52. 59. The Role of Music Ministers <ul><li>In the presence God, worship helps to remove strongholds or bondages affecting the people, allowing God to come into their lives </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing peace to the hearts of the people and freeing their minds, enabling them to focus on God </li></ul><ul><li>As one church, the Mystical Body of Christ, we (Church Militant) worship God in mind, body and spirit together with the angels and saints in heaven (Church Triumphant) and the souls in purgatory (Church Suffering) </li></ul>
    53. 60. The Goal of Music Ministry <ul><li>This shouldn’t be what the congregation looks like after mass </li></ul>
    54. 61. <ul><li>Their expression and behavior should reflect a divine encounter </li></ul>
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