a) To the Holy Mass
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
Good morning! A grace-filled New Year to all!
Today on the first day of the New Year 2016, we celebrate the solemn Feast of the Holy Mother of God. We pray to the Lord God, through the intercession of the Blessed Mother, to bless us with peace and love, merciful care and fatherly protection, for each and one of us, for our families, for our countries.
Kindly all stand for the entrance hymn.
b) To the Readings
- First Reading: Nm 6:22-27
The Lord God is so kind, loving and caring that He listening to His children’s prayer blesses them with countless good things of which peace is always the best.
- Second Reading: Gal 4:4-7
The coming of the Son of God in our human nature marks the most blessed moment when the children of the human family becomes sharers of the everlasting happiness of heaven.
B. Hymns for Holy Mass
a/ Entrance: Hail, Holy Queen (ES #354)
b/ Respondsorial Psalm: The God Of All Grace (ES #291)
c/ Offertory: Our Blessing Cup (ES #153)
d/ Communion: Prayer Of St. Francis (ES #284)
e/ Recessional: Be With Us, Mary (ES #348)