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In “Preparation for Jesus Christ second coming“, an Advent Recollection was held at Matsudo Church last November 23rd, 2016 from10:30am to 5:00pm. Fr. Kallarasan Gandhi, SDB facilitated the said recollection which started with the beautiful song ” To You O Lord I Lift My Soul. “
There were 24 participants who came, mostly from Matsudo community, one from Ichikawa and two from Toyoshiki community.
 

 

At this season of the year, it is the time of prayer and reflection. A prayer is a communion with God. As Fr. Gandhi was saying; “When we pray the rosary, we have to contemplate because contemplation or involvement is important.”

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After Fr. Gandhi’s talk, the participants had a group discussion or reflection on these two enlightening questions,

  1. How can we find Jesus in our daily life?
  2. How can we forgive people who hurt us very much?

 

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Confessions were also heard and the recollection finally ended with a solemn Holy mass.

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As our way of saying thank to Bro. Willard Macaraan ( who had helped MCCIC in their team building activities) with the presence of his wife, a simple blessing was given to them by Fr. Gandhi.

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A time for silence and solitude….
Please join us for an Advent Recollection.

 

Fr. Kallarasan Gandhi, SDB as recollection facilitator.
The recollection will be in English. Everyone is invited.

 

MCCICでは、11月23日(水)に、サレジオ会のガンディ神父様をお迎えして、待降節の黙想会を行います。
午後4時からは、ミサを行います。
(黙想会・ミサは、英語で行われます)

多くの方々のお越しをお待ちしています。

 

Date November 23 ,2016
Registration (受付) 10:00am
Recollection (黙想)  10:30 – 3:00pm
Confession (告解)  3:00 – 3:45pm
Holy Mass (ミサ)  4:00-5:00pm



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A Healing mass was held at Catholic Matsudo Church today, October 23, 2016 at 2pm with Fr. Peter Von Essen as the celebrant.

Confessions started at 1pm. At 2pm, the healing mass was celebrated.
There were around 320 people who attended the said mass. The mass was so solemn.

After the mass, individual anointing of the blessed oil took place, imposition of the brown scapulars and St. Padre Pio’s novena were distributed to the parishioners. Ms. Becca Santos and 3 other guests of the Center for st. Padre Pio of Philippines came with St. Padre Pio’s glove relic where parishioners can hold the relic and venerate.

Everything went well and was finished at 5:15 pm. A simple refreshment was enjoyed at Maria’s hall.

 

 

🙂  HOLY MASS  🙂 

 

Before Mass

The Commentator announced about St.Pio Healing Mass

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The Introductory Rites

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First Reading

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Second Reading

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Gospel

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Homily

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Offerings

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The Communion Rite

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After Mass…We introduced Ms. Becca Santos and 3 other guests of the Center for st. Padre Pio of Philippines

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🙂 Individual Anointing of the blessed oil took place   🙂 

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During all that time,MCCIC choir had been singing…

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St. Padre Pio’s glove

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We appreciate for Fr. Peter Von Essen and Members of the Center for st. Padre Pio of Philippines!

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The Catholic Matsudo Church holds its annual ”St. Michael Festival and Bazzar”
The MCCIC joined the bazar and enjoyed selling Filipino foods. They sold turon – a delicacy made of plantain banana with sugar rolled in lumpia wrapper and fried. This is best for snacks. Another was pork barbecue marinated in sweet pineapple catsup sauce; They also sold arroz caldo – a rice porridge with chicken bits topped with spring onions and boiled egg and the pritong lumpia – cooked with ground beef, spices and various vegetables rolled in lumpia wrapper and fried. This is best eaten with sour spicy kind of sauce.

 

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Every food was sold. Thanks to everyone. 😄
Well done MCCIC . 👏👏👏
Had everyone tasted the Filipino food on that day? If not then don’t miss it next year.




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Tomorrow,The St.Michael Festival Bazaar will be held at Matsudo Church.
A bazaar has many small shops.Of course we will open,too!!

Everyone is invited!
Please Join us!!