LOURDESIAN CREED



In thoughts, words and deeds..


I AM A CHILD OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

I love God with my whole mind,

with my whole heart and with my whole strength,

and I love my neighbor as myself.


I AM A CHRISTIAN Christ is my life, the Holy Spirit, my light.

Mary is the model of my faith,

and my love for her is seen in my life of simplicity,

humility and obedience.


I AM A FRANCISCAN IN SPIRIT

The Holy Eucharist and the Word of God help me live

the Franciscan values of joy, peace, service

and brotherhood with all of God’s creation.


I AM A MAN OF TRUTH

I am honest to myself and to others.

I accept and share my God - given talents.

I acknowledge my own limitations and weaknesses.


I AM A FREE HUMAN PERSON

I make free choices and responsible decisions

according to what God wants me to do.


I AM A COMMUNITY BUILDER

A steward at the service of others

and a sign of salvation to all.


I AM A PEACEMAKER

I am committed to promote unity and fraternity,

justice, and mercy, understanding goodwill among men

and the whole of creation.


I AM A FILIPINO

I love my country.

I am committed to be proactive

and responsive to national and global needs.