06 September 2015 IKA-23 LINGGO SA KARANIWANG PANAHON (Mk. 7:31-37) Berde

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1 AngTinig St. John the Baptist Parish 140 Pinaglabanan Street, San Juan City 06 September 2015 IKA-23 LINGGO SA KARANIWANG PANAHON (Mk. 7:31-37) Berde +Ang Mabuting Balita ng Panginoon ayon kay San Marcos Noong panahong iyon, pagbabalik ni Hesus mula sa lupain ng Tiro, dumaan siya si Sidon,at nagtuloy sa Lawa ng Galilea, matapos tahakin ang lupain ng Decapolis. Dinala sa kanya ang isang lalaking bingi at utal at ipinamanhik nila na ipatong sa taong ito ang kanyang mga daliri sa mga tainga nito. Pagkatapos, lumura at hinipo ang dila nito. Tumingala si Hesus sa langit at nagbuntonghininga, at sinabi sa tao, Effata, ibig sabihi y Mabuksan! At nakarinig na ito kaninuman; ngunit kung kalian sila pinagbawalaan ay lalo naman nilang ipinamalita ito. Sila y anong buti ng lahat ng kanyang ginawa! Nakakarinig na ang bingi, at nakapagsalita ang pipi! Pagninilay: Nakarinig kaya nakapagsalita! Ang pipi ay pipi dahil hindi siya nakarinig. Paano nga ba niya sasabihin ang hindi niya narinig? Nakapagsalita lang tayo dahil nakarinig tayo sinasambit ng bibig natin ang atin narinig. Natututong makapagsalita ang sanggol dahil kinakausap natin. Namumutawi sa labi nito kung ano ang naririnig sa atin. Dapat ngang maging maingat sa sinasabi sa mga may murang kaisipan tulad ng mga sanggol. Kung maganda ang sinasabi natin sa kanila, maganda rin ang kanilang sasabihin. Nagugulat tayo kung ang isang sanggol o bata ay biglang marunong nang magmura kasi yaon ang naririnig niya sa kanyang paligid. Mahalaga kung ano ang sinasabi sa iba. Ang sinasabi ay parang binhi na itinatanim sa kamalayan at kaisapn lalo nan g mga kabataan. Kung may itinanim, may aasahan tayong bunga. Kung wala itinanim anong asahan natin? Kung

2 mabuti ang itinanim, may aasahang mabuting bu7nga. Kung Masama ang itinanim anong mabuti ang aasahan natin? Ang nakarinig ng mabuti ay magsasalita ng mabuti. Nakakalungkot kung sa buong buhay ay hindi mabuti ang mga narinig; hindi mabuti ang naipunla sa puso t isipan natin. Kung magkagayon. Maituturing tayong mga bingi sa mabuti. Anong silbi ang makarinig kung hindi naman mabuti ang naririnig? Magiging pipi lang tayo sa mga bagay na mabuti. At anong silbi ang makapagsalita kung masama naman ang namumutawi sa bibig? Mabuti na ngang pipi na lang para huwag nang magsalita pa ng masama. Pinagaling ni Hesus ang isang tao na bukod sa pagiging bingi ay pipi pa. kinakatawan niya ang lahat ng nangin bingi at pipi sa salita ng Diyos: bingi dahil pinagkaitan na marinig ang Mabuting Balita ng pagmamahal ng Diyos: bingi dahil pinagkaitan, paano nga ba siya magpapahayag ng hindi niya narinig? Kaya t binuksan ng Panginoon ang kanyang kamalayan sa salita ng Diyos. Binuksan niya ang kanyang puso at isip sa Mabuting Balita. Effata, wika niya na nagbuntonghininga pa tanda ng matinding pagnanais niyang makarinig ito ng Mabuting Balita, nangangati ang dila. Hindi maaring hindi siya magsasalita upang ipamalita ang mabuting kanyang narinig. Maraming nakaririnig ngayon subalit mas masahol pa sa bingi. Baka naman may maitutulong tayo para makarinig naman sila ng Mabuting Balita. Tulad ng isang sanggol na pinagtitiyagaan natin pakinggan tayo upang matutong magsalit, gayundin pagtiyagaan natin sabihin ang salita ng Diyos kahit unti- unting hanggang matutunan nila itong pakinggan. Huwag tayon tumigil hangga t di nabubuksan ang nakasara nilang puso t isipan. Isang araw, magugulat na lang tayong nagsasalita na sila. Pigilan mo man pero magsasalita sila, dahil mayroon silang narinig at mabuti ang kanilang narinig! (Fr. Rey Anthony I. Yatco Sambuhay) ANNOUNCEMENT 2000 HAIL MARY Everyone is invited to attend the 2000 Hail Mary Devotion on Monday, September 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m Let this be our gift to our Mother Mary and spend time with her through our recitation of the Rosary; and like Mary let us bring people closer to God by

3 bearing Christ to people around us, may it be with our respective families, on our work place, in the communities where we belong. Kalul wa ko, yong purihin ang Panginoong butihin. (Salmo 145) ANNOUNCMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF ECOLOGY BACKGROUND INFORMATION: In late November 2015, world leaders will meet in the U.N. Climate Summit at Paris with the goal of signing a treaty to tackle climate change. Through this petition we urge our political leaders to commit to ambitious climate action and solve this urgent crisis, with the goal of keeping the global temperature increase below 1.5 degree Celsius (aligned with the Catholic Bishops 2014 Lima statement). This is an ambitious ask which requires our economies to drastically cut emissions of greenhouse gases (more information about this 1.5C target here, here and here). Petition signatures will be delivered to world leaders in an event at the U.N. Climate Summit, together with petitions of other interfaith and secular organizations. Ultimately, we aim to raise a strong Catholic voice supporting Pope Francis words: On climate change, there is a clear, definitive and ineluctable ethical imperative to act. In response to Pope Francis encyclical, we at St. John the Baptist Parish Church is inviting everyone to endorse this petition and support this signature campaign. Volunteers of the Ministry of Ecology headed by Sis. Fritzy Siapno with Sis. Tess Silabay, Sis. Josie Lucas and members of the Caristas Manila will be present at the church s side entrance to assist you in this endeavor to be caretakes of Mother Earth. Let us all cooperate and be a part in making this world a beautiful place to live.

4 A Prayer for our Earth (By Pope Francis) All-powerful God, you are present in the whole universe and in the smallest of your creatures. You embrace with your tenderness all that exists. Pour out upon us the power of your love, that we may protect of your love, that we may protect life and beauty. Fill us with peace, that we may live as brothers and sisters, harming no one. O God of the poor, help us to rescue the abandoned and forgotten of this earth, so precious in your eyes. Bring healing to our lives, that we may protect the world and not prey on it, that we may sow beauty, not pollution and destruction. Touch the hearts of those who look only for gain at the expense of the poor and the earth. Teach us to discover the worth of each thing, to be filled with awe and contemplation, to recognize that we are profoundly united with every creatures as we journey towards your infinite light. We thank you for being with us each day. Encourage us, we pray, in our struggle for justice, love and peace. Pope Francis published this prayer in his Laudato Si encyclical, and is meant for sharing with all who believe in a God who is the all-powerful Creator. MARRIAGE BANNS Sept. 6, 2015 to Sept. 13, rd Proclamation John Paul Castro & Arlene Bautista October 09, 2015 Others: 1 st Proclamation Glenn Noel L. Llaneta & Jewel Penny C. Angeles October 17, 2015 Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Pasong Tamo, Q.C. 2 nd Proclamation Michael L. Querubin & Caroline R. Abuel October 17, 2015

5 St. Michael the Archangel Parish Church, Tayabas, Quezon 3 rd Proclamation John Michael Angelo Z. Lopo & Mary Joseph M. Ravago October 10, 2015 Santuario de San Jose Parish Church Greenhills East Subd. Mandaluyong City Marcelo Perater & Maria Cristita Chan September 12, 2015 St. Joseph the Worker Parish Church, Talisay City Note: If anyone knows of any impediment to the union of these couples, please inform the Parish Office. Thank you. Nearer than Before (Jim Cowan) Lord, take the blindness from my eyes, All my arrogance and pride, Fill my vision with your light. Lord, take the deafness from my ears; When I m dull and slow to hear, Help me recognize your voice. Lord, draw me nearer than before; Everyday I long for more of you To know and see your face Lord, draw me deeper into prayer; Everyday I want to meet you there Just to spend my life with you Lord, take the darkness from my mind; When confusion makes me blind, Come renew me with your truth Lord take the Darkness from my mind; When confusion makes me blind, Come renew me with your truth Lord take the hardness from heart Roll away the stony part Fill me with a love that s true

6 KANINO SINABI At SINO ANG NAGSABI? #1 Don t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and there I will be buried. May the Lord deal with me, be if ever so severely, if even death separates you and me. #2 be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground. #3 You are to bring into the ark two of all living creatures, male and female, to keep them alive with you. Two of every kind of bird, of every kind of animal and of every kind of creature that moves along the ground will come to you to be kept alive. You are to take every kind of food that is to be eaten and store it away as food for you and for them. #4 have pity on me and send to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this fire. #5 I want you to give me right now the head of John the Baptist on a platter. #6 My Lord and my God. #7 Do not trouble Yourself further, for I am not worthy for you to come under my roof. #8 They have taken away the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not knowwhere they have laid Him.

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