2 CHRISTIAN MESSAGE: D: As prophet Jesus proclaimed the Word of God with authority. (CFC 479) M: Christ commissioned His disciples to carry on His works, to proclaim the Kingdom of God and we are also called to respond in His call (CFC 741) W: Jesus taught His disciples how to pray and sent His H.S. to empower them to worship in Spirit and truth CFC 1483
3 OBJECTIVES: D:. understand the truth of Jesus being a prophet and OBJECTIVES: D: understand the truth of Jesus being a prophet and be able to explain how Jesus proclaimed the Word; M: realize their being prophets in their own lives; practical ways by which we can be prophets W: describe the importance of prayer in our lives.
4 MARK 6:15 “ He is a prophet like any of the prophets” 3 typical tasks of a prophet: A.Proclaim the word of God w/ authority B.To accompany His words w/ signs and wonders C.Suffer a martyr’s death
5 Doing the Message:Answer the Activity on page 92 of your book
6 Assignment:PROFILE OF MY PARISH PRIEST Complete Name:_______________________ Date of Birth: _________________________ Date of Ordination to the Priesthood:________________________ Favorite Bible Passage: ________________ Present Program Priority in the Parish: ____________________________________ *Record in your journal your experience of talking with your parish priest
8 OBJECTIVES: D:. clarify the concept of a. king with Jesus’ own OBJECTIVES: D: clarify the concept of a king with Jesus’ own example of kingship; M: live a life of loving service; W: praise God as Jesus praises Him.
9 CHRISTIAN MESSAGE: D:. Jesus is king who serves M: CHRISTIAN MESSAGE: D: Jesus is king who serves M: Jesus as king is the model of loving service. W: Jesus as king calls us to praise His Father.
11 Yes, King Canute did not allow his power to rule his head. Do you think Canute was a very good King? Why?Yes, because he was able to let his officers and courtiers to realize that God alone is the true King.Yes, King Canute did not allow his power to rule his head.
12 What did you learn from this true story? learned that to be powerful is to acknowledge that God is the only source of powerlearned to be humble like King Canute.
13 But what kind of a king is Jesus But what kind of a king is Jesus? Why did the people of His time not recognize His kingship? Is he really a king?
14 Luke 22:26- These words are spoken by Jesus to the disciples who were aspiring to be the greatest.- It is a basic description of leadership that Jesus used as King.“Let the greatest among you be as the youngest, and the leader as the servant… I am among you as the one who serves.”
15 Jesus is king as He was anointed by the Father at His Baptism Present truths ofJesus’ kingship:Jesus is king as He was anointed by the Father at His Baptism
16 in whom I am well pleased.” At the Baptism of Jesus, the Father anointed Him,“This is my Beloved Sonin whom I am well pleased.”
17 Present truths ofJesus’ kingship:Jesus is King as He was welcomed by the people in Jerusalem on the first Palm Sunday
18 Jesus is King as He admitted in His trial before Pilate Present truths ofJesus’ kingship:Jesus is King as He admitted in His trial before Pilate
19 Second Plenary Council of the Philippines 61 Church Teaching:Second Plenary Council of the Philippines 61“He was a King. But he washed the feet of His own disciples…”
20 How did Jesus use the power the Father has given Him? Jesus used the power the Father has given Him by giving life and building up God’s Kingdom here on earth.Jesus used the power the Father has given Him by becoming a King who serves.
21 SUMMARY:Jesus is a King who serves, as He did in the Washing of the disciples’ Feet.We share in this kingly mission of Jesus by living a life of loving service.All loving service becomes an act of genuine worship of the Father when done in the spirit of prayer and love.
22 JESUS AND HIS THREEFOLD MISSION JESUS AS PRIEST
23 OBJECTIVES: D: understand the priesthood of Jesus and how we share in this mission of Him; M: seek to forgive and reconcile with one another; W: renew one’s baptism promises
24 CHRISTIAN MESSAGE: D:. Jesus is uniquely priest. by. his CHRISTIAN MESSAGE: D: Jesus is uniquely priest by his very being and actions. M: In sharing Christ’s kingly ministry we are called to forgive and be reconciled with one another. W: Christ gives the dignity of Royal Priesthood to the people he has made his own
25 PROFILE OF MY PARISH PRIEST Complete Name:_______________________ Date of Birth: _________________________ Date of Ordination to the Priesthood:________________________ Favorite Bible Passage: ________________ Present Program Priority in the Parish: ____________________________________
26 Your parish priest and the Catholic priests through the ages are ordained priests. They are called by God and receive the sacrament of Holy Orders.
27 They have four dimensions of ministry, namely, disciple, apostle, presbyter andpresider at the Eucharist
28 Apostle Disciple the priest is called to follow Jesus - he is sent to serve in the mission of the Church
29 Presider at the Eucharist Presbyterhe is responsible for the pastoral care of the Church and her membersPresider at the Eucharisthe offers thesacrifice of theMass.
30 Sacred Scriptures: Hebrews 5:8-10 Son though he was, he learned obedience from what he suffered; and when he was made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey Him, declared by God as high priest according to the order of Melchizedek.
31 Jesus is the High Priest (Heb 3:2; 4:14). “He is the unique mediator of the New Covenant between God and humankind.” (CFC 1954)
32 Jesus is divine, therefore, He is not only the spokesman of God Jesus is divine, therefore, He is not only the spokesman of God. He is Emmanuel, God-among-us.He is the perfect mediator, for in His being, the perfect union of God and man is fulfilled.
33 Jesus fulfills His being High Priest by His actions Jesus fulfills His being High Priest by His actions. His whole life was an offering to God. His death is the perfect sacrifice and His resurrection brings salvation to us all.
34 What is the challenge now? The challenge for us, is to make Christ’s perfect sacrifice ever present and operative in our lives. Thus our sharing in the priestly mission of Christ is an ongoing call to live a life of sacrifice.
35 The Church continues to call us to participate in the threefold mission of Jesus as members of the Church, namely, as prophet, king and priest. Furthermore PCP II calls us to build the Church of the Poor as a priestly community.
36 PCP II gives three dimensions of how we live this communal sharing in Christ’s priesthood: as a consecration - our commitment to God in everything we doas mediating God’s plan - our work to transform the worldas sacrifice of life together with Christ - our task to celebrate in the Eucharist
37 As a prophet? As a King? As a Priest? How are we going to participate in the threefold mission of Jesus as members of the Church?As a prophet?As a King?As a Priest?
38 SUMMARY: JESUS AS A PROPHET Jesus as a prophet spoke of God’s word backed up with deeds of power and life witnessingJESUS AS A PROPHETIn the Holy Communion we unite with Jesus Christ who brings us into true life
39 SUMMARY: JESUS AS A PROPHET Christ commissioned His disciples to carry on His works, to proclaim the Kingdom of God and to respond in His call
40 As a Priest . . .Jesus is uniquely high priest by his very being and actions. (CFC, 1955) “Christ gives the dignity of a Royal Priesthood to the people He has made His own…” (Preface, Chrism Mass)We offer worship to God in the Eucharist by receiving the sacraments, and by offering prayers and thanksgiving.
41 As a Priest . . .In sharing Christ’s priestly ministry we are called to do good and avoid evil. (CFC, 1960)
42 Jesus is a king who serves As a King . . .Jesus is a king who servesJesus as king is the model of loving service. Jesus as king calls us to praise His Father.