6The MYSTERIES of the ROSARY JOYFULMYSTERIESSORROWFULGLORIOUS
7The NEW LUMINOUS Mysteries – by Pope JP II Baptism of JesusWedding Feast at CanaThe Proclamation of the KingdomThe TransfigurationThe Institution of the Eucharist
8Each mystery reveals the KINGDOM OF GOD Not a placeAt the end of time when God’s plan is completePeople’s hearts are healedA new social orderBased on unconditional LOVE.At the end of time, but startingnow
12redemption transfiguration chastity Cash crops eucharist exorcism Sermon on the MountredemptionchastityBaptismtransfigurationeucharistCash cropsexorcismrosarypaschalconsciencepassoverlegalisticWEDDINGAT CANAsynoptic
13Definition: SYNOPTIC Gospel There are 4 gospels:Matt.,Mk.,Lk.,Jn.3 are SYNOPTICSYN = SAMEOPTIC= EYESSYNOPTIC gospels view Jesus from the same (or similar) point of view
14The LUMINOUS Mysteries – by Pope JP II Baptism of JesusWedding Feast at CanaThe Proclamation of the KingdomThe TransfigurationThe Institution of the Eucharist
15PASSOVER God ‘passes over’ the homes where lamb’s Blood marks his ‘chosen’ people…saved from death…Chosen people areDelivered from SLAVERYto freedom.Jesus at the LAST SUPPER says“I am the LAMBof GOD…whotakes away the sinsof the world… “
18Jesus reveals the Paschal Mystery 2 ways: Words (PARABLES) for example: LOST SHEEPActions – (MIRACLES) Jesus feeds people with loaves and fish
19Parables Rather than EXPLAIN the Reign of God, Jesus uses PARABLES. From the Greek word “PARABALLO” meaning “to place things side by side”Parable is an ANALOGY (comparison) using everyday examplesWe need to use our IMAGINATION to understand the parables.
20PARABLES cont’d Jesus’ listeners understood the examples Jesus’ parables often had an UNEXPECTED TWIST!
28OBEDIENCE SCHOOLWe train DOGS to obey…but people….?
29Obedience of Christ p.82 ADAM’s disobedience Jesus’ perfect obedience to his FatherIn the Our Father we say…“Thy will be done…”
30Obedience of Christ pg 82 Redeeming Adam’s Disobedience Obedient to his earthly parentsObedient to his heavenly Father“Not my will, but YOUR WILL BE DONE”(…do we really mean it?)
31When we OBEY someone… Do they CONTROL us… Or tell us What is BEST for us…
324 Kinds of MIRACLES 1. HEALING Miracles- ex. Healing of the paralytic (from video)2. EXORCISMS – casting out demons3. RAISING PEOPLE from the DEAD- widow’s son4. NATURE MIRACLES- calming the sea
33Jesus HEALINGS (miracles) Jesus is MORE than just a miracle worker…Miracles are a SIGN of God’s plan of redemption.SIGNS of the KINGDOM already here.“The Kingdom is NOW!”SIGNS of WHOLENESS
34SICKNESS and HEALTH in the Bible Someone is sickGo to the doctor
35In Biblical times… Someone is Sick A spiritual cause. Priest? Illness is a punishment for Sins?
36In Biblical times… Illness & disease A sign of DEMONIC POSSESSION Jesus performed EXORCISMS. Pg 91
37exorcismDefinition:- the act of freeing someone from demonic possession.
38Is RELIGION still into HEALING? LIJ Long Island Jewish HospitalMount Sinai HospitalColumbia Presbyterian HospitalSt. Francis Hospital, St. Catherine, Mercy Hospital (600 Hospitals)Shiner's Hospital
39Christ’s Moral Preaching p85 Beyond the letter of the OLD LAW.Purifying our CONSCIENCE.LEGALISTIC – strictly by the LAW.
40The Sermon on the Mount OLD LAW (on Mt. Sinai) Sort of a mini-gospel Summary of the KEY teachingsOLD LAW (on Mt. Sinai)10 CommandmentsDon’t Kill…Don’t commit adultery…Love your neighbors (family & friends)…
41The Sermon on Mount OLD LAW NEW LAW Don’t kill Don’t have thoughts or attitudes of anger, hatred, revenge.
42The Sermon on the Mount OLD LAW NEW LAW Don’t commit adultery Don’t hang on to sexual fantasies or thoughts…
43Chastity p.87Definition: virtue where people are able to successfully integrate sexuality into their whole self.
44The Sermon on the Mount OLD LAW NEW LAW Love your neighbors… Love those who are not like you…differentlanguage…religions…countries…culture…
45Why was Jesus Baptized?Jesus was baptized in order to identify with human sin. He did not need to be cleansed of any sin.
46Who was present at his Baptism? John, and the crowd who had come to hear him were present at Jesus’ Baptism.
47What occurred when he was baptized? The spirit of God descended on him in the form of a dove, a voice from heaven said: “This is my son with whom I am well pleased”.
48What did Jesus’ baptism signify for him and others at that time? Jesus baptism signified his readiness for his ministry and the coming of the son of God to the people.
49What does Jesus Baptism signify for us today? Today, Jesus’ Baptism signifies for us an entrance into new life. We also share in his death and rising to new life.