Entrance Antiphon:  Proclaim a joyful sound and let it be heard; proclaim to the ends of the earth: The Lord has freed his people, alleluia. (Cf. Is 48:20)

Collect: Almighty ever-living God,
constantly accomplish the Paschal Mystery within us,
that those you were pleased to make new in Holy Baptism
may, under your protective care, bear much fruit
and come to the joys of life eternal.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

First Reading: Acts 8:5–8, 14–17

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 66:1–3, 4–5, 6–7, 16, 20

Let all the earth cry out to God with joy.
or: Alleluia.

Second Reading: 1 Peter 3:15–18

Gospel: John 14:15–21

Prayer over the offerings: O God, who by the wonderful exchange effected in this sacrifice
have made us partakers of the one supreme Godhead,
grant, we pray,
that, as we have come to know your truth,
we may make it ours by a worthy way of life.
Through Christ our Lord.

Communion Antiphon: If you love me, keep my commandments, says the Lord, and I will ask the Father and he will send you another Paraclete, to abide with you forever, alleluia. (Cf. John 14:15–16)

Prayer after Communion: Graciously be present to your people, we pray, O Lord,
and lead those you have imbued with heavenly mysteries
to pass from former ways to newness of life.
Through Christ our Lord.

Suggested Music:

Processional Hymn: Good Christian Friends, Rejoice and Sing

Entrance Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Responsorial Psalm: from the Ignatius Pew Missal 

Alleluia: from the Ignatius Pew Missal 

Offertory Hymn: Come, Ye Thankful People, Come

Communion Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal 

A Eucharistic Hymn is appropriate after communion 

Recessional Hymn: Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain

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