Thursday, 21st November 2019

John 17: 20-26

Date posted: June 6, 2019

Let us all remember that we are in the Holy Presence of God.
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Gospel: John 17: 20-26
Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed saying:
“I pray not only for them, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, so that they may all be one, as you, Father, are in me and I in you, that they also may be in us, that the world may believe that you sent me.
And I have given them the glory you gave me, so that they may be one, as we are one,
I in them and you in me, that they may be brought to perfection as one, that the world may know that you sent me, and that you loved them even as you loved me.
Father, they are your gift to me. I wish that where I am they also may be with me, that they may see my glory that you gave me, because you loved me before the foundation of the world.
Righteous Father, the world also does not know you, but I know you, and they know that you sent me.
I made known to them your name and I will make it known, that the love with which you loved me may be in them and I in them.”

As Christians, we need to maintain our strong faith and obey all His teachings. In that way, we will be able to spread love, peace, and unity like the prayer in the gospel among all the children of God, may it be a lost lamb. By loving and trusting our Lord without doubt, He will save us and direct us to the right path. It is our duty as brothers and sisters in Christ to make each other known of Him and His righteousness.

Lasallian Guiding Principle
LGP states that, reverence for life allows one to be punctual and respectful of other people’s time. Time is a gift and it must not to be taken for granted by anyone. Being punctual sends the message that everyone’s time, and not just yours, is valuable and worthy of consideration. Like how we rush in order not to be late to our classes, works, or business meetings, we as part of our congregation should exhibit the same eagerness with our respective schedules of mass, worship services, and the like.

Prayer for the Tercentenary of the Founder’s passing to Eternal Life (adapted)
God, our Father and Mother, You love us with endless mercy. You call us to be your sons and daughters.
Give us a generous heart. A heart of flesh that “burns within us.” A heart always willing to love. A compassionate heart for those who suffer. A heart where there is a place for all Lasallians around the world. Lord Jesus, You call us to follow you. Give us the courage to live our commitment. Teach us to go beyond our borders. Teach us to ,,,discover you in the lowliest. Teach us to look with the eyes of faith. Teach us to share our mission with all Lasallians of the whole world.
Holy Spirit, You call us to live with joy. Fill us with your grace to live the values of the Gospel. Fill us with your grace to be active members in your Church. Fill us with your grace so that we may be credible witnesses, together with the entire Lasallian Family, in the midst of our world.
Together and by association, we wish to renew our Lasallian commitment, and, in an attitude of thanksgiving, celebrate these 300 years of life.
We ask this through Mary’s intercession, Queen and Mother of the Christian Schools. And through the intercession of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, Universal Patron of Christian Educators. Amen.
Our Lady of the Star, pray for us.
St. John Baptist de La Salle, pray for us.
St. Miguel Febres Cordero, pray for us.
Live Jesus in our hearts, forever!
In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Value: Reverence for Life (Nurturing Life)
Culture Theme: We live with integrity and order in our lives.
Productivity Theme: Honesty, work and personal scheduling
Institutional Common Virtues (ICV)
Week 1: We are punctual and respectful of other people’s time.
Week 2: We exercise prudence.
Week 3: We lead by example.
Week 4: We are men and women of integrity.
C. (n.d.). Daily Gospel. Retrieved June 6, 2019, from https://dailygospel.org/AM/gospel/2019-06-06
DLSU ITS, DLSU STRATCOM, DLSU IRPA. (n.d.). Guiding Principles of the Philippine Lasallian Family.
Retrieved June 6, 2019, from http://www.dlsu.edu.ph/inside/lasallian-guiding-principles/default.asp


Prepared: Kristianne Clyde T. Lagunoy, Ma. Jobelle N. Magpantay, and Mheryll Hannah C. Saquilayan
through the DLSMHSI Lasallian Mission and Linkages, Lasallian Formation and Social Action

Our Daily Lasallian Reflection and Prayer is DLSMHSI gift to the Lasallian family for the  2019 Celebration of the Year of Vocation and Tercentenary celebration of the death of our founder SJBDLS.