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Circular 2012-30: Jubilee of Religious Life

September 26, 2012

Memorial of Saints Cosmas and Damian

Circular 2012-30

Re: Jubilee of Religious Life

My dear brother priests:

In the preparatory year for the golden jubilee of Lingayen Dagupan as a metropolitan archdiocese, the coming month of October has been assigned as the month for the Jubilee of Religious Life. In recognition of the important task that men and women in consecrated life have in the mission of the Church, we have organized and established the Association of Religious Men and Women in the Archdiocese of Lingayen Dagupan or ARMWALD. An Episcopal Vicar for Religious has likewise been appointed and he is Father Francisco Vargas, CM, parish priest of the Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Parish in David, Mangaldan.

To celebrate more fittingly the Jubilee of Religious Life in the month of October, the ad hoc committee proposes the following themes for the Sunday Masses in October in the entire archdiocese:

October 7, 2012:

LET US PRAISE AND THANK THE LORD FOR THE GENEROSITY OF ALD IN GIVING MEN AND WOMEN TO GOD THROUGH THE CONSECRATED LIFE. We can mention during the Mass some religious men and women who were members of the parish community.

October 14, 2012:

LET US PRAISE AND THANK THE LORD OF THE HARVEST FOR MAKING MEN AND WOMEN OF ALD AVAILABLE TO THE SERVICE OF THE PEOPLE OF GOD IN THE PHILIPPINES AND ALL OVER THE WORLD. Here we can also present some Pangasinense religious men and women who are working in foreign missions.

October 21, 2012:

LET US PRAISE AND THANK THE LORD FOR THE GIFT OF SERVANT LEADERSHIP AMONG THE CONGREGATIONS PRESENT IN AND IN COMMUNION WITH THE LOCAL CHURCH OF ALD FOLLOWING THE SPIRIT OF ICTHUS. We can take this opportunity to inform the Catholic faithful about the new parishes being administered by religious men as well as the other religious women in various apostolates.

October 28, 2012:

LET US PRAISE AND THANK THE LORD FOR GIVING YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN OF ALD THE OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE A RADICAL RESPONSE IN FAITH TO FOLLOW JESUS AS HIS DISCIPLES THROUGH CONSECRATED LIFE. The last Sunday may be a vocation campaign Sunday for religious life.

I entrust the Jubilee of Religious Life to your pastoral attention and fraternal prayers.

Sincerely yours,

+SOCRATES B. VILLEGAS

Archbishop of Lingayen Dagupan

Circular 2012-23: Jubilee of 2013 and 2021

August 1, 2012

St. Alphonsus de Ligouri

Circular 2012-23

RE:  Jubilee of 2013 and 2021

 

My dear brother priests and religious sisters:

I am pleased to send you the program of activities for the Jubilee of Farmers, Fishermen and Laborers for the month of August as part of our preparation for the golden jubilee of LIngayen-Dagupan as a metropolitan archdiocese.

Enclosed too is the musical score and CD of the song “Live Christ, Share Christ” the official hymn approved by the Philippine bishops for the quincentennial of the first Mass and baptism in the Philippines due to take place on March 16, 2012. Please encourage our parish and school choirs to learn the song as a sign of our communion in faith with the rest of the nation.

I avail of this opportunity to assure you of my sentiments of fraternal esteem and pastoral affection. Thank you.

Sincerely yours,

+SOCRATES B. VILLEGAS

Archbishop of LIngayen-Dagupan

August 2012: Jubilee of Farmers, Fishermen and Laborers

August 5, 2012, Sunday: Launching Sunday (Parish Level)

Celebration of the Holy Eucharist (Ecology Mass)

Simultaneous Praying of the Holy Rosary for the Environment at 3:00 PM.

August 9-17: Techno Skills Training

August 9, 9AM: Sustainable Agriculture, at the St. Dominic Parish, San Carlos City

August 10, 9AM: Sustainable Fishing Training, at BFAR Office, Dagupan City.

August 13, 9AM: Food Processing Training, at PSU, Binmaley Campus

August 15, 9AM: Organic Food Technology Training, at St. Hyacinth Parish, San Jacinto, Pangasinan

August 17, 9AM: Waste Management Training at St. Ildephonse Parish, Malasiqui, Pangasinan.

Note: Each parish must send two (2) representatives per Training Schedule. No Registration Fee. Participants must bring their own baon for lunch and snacks and their writing materials.

August 17-19: Vicariate EXPO

Vicariate Exhibit Centers

Vicariate of Sts. Peter and Paul at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Calasiao

Vicariate of the Epiphany of Our Lord, at Epiphany of Our Lord Parish, Lingayen

Vicariate of St. Thomas, at St. Thomas Parish, Mangaldan

Vicariate of St. Dominic at St. Dominic Parish, San Carlos City

Vicariate of St. Vincent Ferrer at St. Ildephonse Parish, Malasiqui

Note: Parishes may showcase their local products in their respective Vicariate Exhibit Center.

August 25: Famers, Fishermen and Laborers Congress

6:30 AM, Fluvial Parade from Calmay Babaliwan to NBI Dagupan City.

7:00 AM, Karakol from NBI Dagupan to St. John’s Cathedral

8:00 AM, Opening of Archdiocesan Trade Fair, St. John Cathedral Compound

8:30 AM, Farmers, Fishermen and Laborers Forum at St. John’s Cathedral School

1:00 PM, Penitential Service at the St. John Cathedral

3:00 PM, Holy Mass

4:00 PM Pistay Baley, St. John Cathedral Compound

April: Jubilee of Freedom and Mercy

1 April 2012- Dagupan City. “This jubilee year is a year for remembering and beholding the greatness of the Lord. Indeed, every year, month and day since we were made a diocese is an epiphany of his goodness and bounty. Our thoughts return to the crib where the mother and her child were visited by the wise men: ‘They came into the house and saw the young child with Mary, his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Opening their treasures, they offered to him gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh. (Mt.2:11).’” (Archbishop Soc, Golden Year, Golden Offering, 14 February 2012).

The month of April (2012) is the JUBLEE of FREEDOM and MERCY. It is a celebration of God’s saving power and liberating mercy! As we enter Holy Week (1-7 April 2012) and proclaim the glorious resurrection of Jesus during Easter, we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday, the Sunday after Easter. Nourished by the unfathomable mercy of God through the Sacraments of the Eucharist and Reconciliation, we bring the good news of God’s Mercy to the prisoners and those enslaved by addictions.

Proclaiming Freedom through Works of Mercy

‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’

“Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’

“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ (Mt. 25, 34-40).

Together with the Ministry of Social Action (MISA), the works of mercy are celebrated once again following the parable of the kingdom by our Lord.

The Jubilee Celebration

The Month long Celebration shall have the following:

1. “Kumpisalan ng Bayan”. A celebration of God’s Mercy through the Sacrament of Reconciliation, the Sacrament of Mercy. The individual parishes shall hold communal celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The Vicariate Clergy will help in the hearing of confessions.

2. “Regalo na Panangasi.” A Celebration of Freedom and Mercy through the sharing of our material resources to the prisoners. We encourage our parishioners to share from their own wants what the prisoners need: slippers and shoes, soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste, mats, clothes, rice, etc). It is a celebration of one of the works of mercy (to visit the imprisoned) and a proclamation of our own freedom from selfishness to generosity.

3. Divine Mercy Sunday. Proclaimed by the Blessed Pope John Paul II, the Mercy Pope, as a feast for the universal church, it is celebrated on the first Sunday after Easter. The celebration of the feast has the following components:

· Novena to the Divine Mercy which will start on Good Friday.

· Celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, on or before the Feast of Divine Mercy.

· Celebration of the Eucharist and reception of Holy Communion, a homily on the Divine Mercy.

· Veneration of the Image of the Divine Mercy, which includes the blessing of the sacred image.

· Acts of Mercy.

4. Jail Visitation. The parishes are encouraged to form Prison Apostolate. Through the Ministry of Social Action, the Regalo na Panangasi will be given to the prisoners. The visit shall include Confessions and Mass, Veneration and Blessing of the Images of Divine Mercy. The Correctional Facilities to be visited are those in Bonuan, San Carlos and Lingayen, as well as the smaller facilities in the municipality.

5. “Freedom from Political Ignorance and Abuses: An Archdiocesan celebration on Good Governance. (Details will be communicated later).

SCHEDULE

1-7 April, Celebrating the Liberating Mercy of God: Kumpisalan ng Bayan

Holy Monday to Holy Wednesday

1-13 April, “Regalo na Panangasi

A Campaign to ask for donations for the prisoners (mats, shoes and slippers, soap, clothes, medicines, etc.)

8 April, Easter Sunday

6 April, Good Friday, 3 PM: Start of the Novena to the Divine Mercy

6-14 April, Novena to the Divine Mercy

13 April, Easter Friday: Jail Visitations (Bonuan, Lingayen, San Carlos): Confessions, Mass, Veneration and Blessing of the Images of Divine Mercy, Acts of Mercy. Giving of the “Regalo na Panangasi” from the parishes.

15 April, Divine Mercy Sunday

Celebration in the Parishes: Confessions, Mass, Veneration and Blessings of Images of Divine Mercy, Act of Mercy.

21 April, Saturday: Freedom for Good Governance

Circular 2012-7: Archdiocesan Jubilee of Fathers

February 22, 2012

Ash Wednesday

Circular 2012-7

RE: Archdiocesan Jubilee of Fathers

My dear brothers in the priestly service:

In keeping with the spirit of the preparatory year for the golden jubilee of the Archdiocese of Lingayen Dagupan next February 2013, we shall focus our activities in March this year on the importance of fathers in the mission of Church renewal.

The Archdiocesan Jubilee of Fathers will be on March 26, Monday, the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, at the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist in Dagupan City. The Eucharist will be celebrated at 5:30 pm during which the outstanding fathers will receive their certificates of Apostolic Blessing coming from the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI. May I request you to inform the fathers concerned to be at the said Mass together with the members of their family.

Here is the official list of the fathers who will receive their recognition during the Jubilee of Fathers:

1. Domingo  Caliboso Dulay

2. Fidel Peres Manuel

3. Genaro Estabillo Romero

4. Guido  Gomez  Calicdan                     

5. Marcelo  Fernandez  Domantay

6. Atty. Jose  Junio  Pacia

7. Rodulfo  Icalina  Ramirez

8. Reynaldo Sagun Acosta

9. Isagani  Libardo  Izuma

10. Federico Lagria  Rosuena

11. Tito Biagtan Sarzaba, Jr.

12. Carlos  Patungan  Besitan, Jr.

13. Rolando Razo Estrada

14. Henry Junio Fernandez, M.D.

15. Florencio  Latonio Gabrillo

16. Alfredo Macaraeg  Erive

17. Eusebio Torio Gonzalo, Sr.

18. Genaro  Bautista  Nagma

19. Clemente Capinding Fernandez

20. Jose Gubatan Soriano

21. Lorenzo  De Vera  Talinio

22. Gregorio  Tercero  de Guzman, Jr.  M.D.

23. Engr. Santiago  Casuga   Alhambra

24. Hilario  Daquioag  Tumaneng

25. Alfonso  Quidilig  Senin

26. Dalmacio  Montoya  Flores

27. Primitivo Abalos Abalos

28. Canuto Espanol Abalos

29. Romeo Vito Manuel

30. Paul Shao Teng

31. Orlando Ramos Bartolome

32. Romulo Dominguez Bautista

33. Leoncio Aquino Embuido

34. Richard  Hufiano  Cacal

35. Alejandro  Paras  Balolong

36. Ernesto Ventenilla  Ramos

37. Rolando  Junio  Nacor

38. Salvador Palisoc Palisoc

39. Gregorio  Fabia  Fernandez,  Jr.

40. Romeo Pascua Samson

41. Jose Bauzon Natividad

42. Benjamin Ferrer  Ferrer

43. Rolando Magalong Cayabyab

44. Teofilo Abalos de Guzman

Please announce to the parish or school community the unique honor that is being bestowed upon these fathers in our Christian community. May it inspire more fathers of families to follow the example of Saint Joseph, the custodian of the Holy Family.

Sincerely yours,

+SOCRATES B. VILLEGAS

   Archbishop of Lingayen Dagupan

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