a) To the Holy Mass
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
Welcome to Saint Dominic’s Church for the Sunday Holy Mass celebration.
Today we celebrate the feast of the Holy Family of our Lord Jesus, the Blessed Virgin Mother and Saint Joseph.
The Holy Family is the perfect model for Christians to build their families where faithfulness unites the spouses, love and care bind parents and children together.
We pray to the Lord for the blessing of happy, united and loving families the foundation and the heart of which is Christ Himself.
Please all stand for the entrance hymn.
b) To the Readings
- First Reading: 1 Sam 1:20-22.24-28
With profound gratitude for the gift of childbirth, Hannah, the mother of Samuel, offered her son to the Lord in order for the boy to serve God all the days of his life.
- Second Reading: 1 Jn 3:1-2.21-24
Saint John teaches the truth that God the Father has granted us the dignity of being His adopted children because we believe in Christ and keep His commandments with the help of the Holy Spirit.
B. Hymns For Holy Mass
a) Entrance: ES #50 (41) - “Go, Tell It On The Mountain”
b) Responsorial Psalm: EM pages 54-55
c) Offertory: ES #219 (296) - “Christify”
d) Communion: ES #49 (44) - “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”
e) Recessional: ES #60 (52) - “Hang Bê-Lem / In Bethlehem”