Entrance Antiphon: Give me justice, O God, and plead my cause against a nation that is faithless. From the deceitful and cunning rescue me, for you, O God, are my strength. (Cf. Ps 43 (42): 1-2)

Collect: By your help, we beseech you, Lord our God,
may we walk eagerly in that same charity
with which, out of love for the world,
your Son handed himself over to death.
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: Jeremiah 31:31-34

Responsorial Psalm: Ps 51:3-4, 12-13, 14-15

Create a clean heart in me, O God.

Second Reading: Hebrews 5:7-9

Gospel: John 12:20-33


First Reading: Ezekiel 37:12-14

Responsorial Psalm: Ps 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8

With the Lord there is mercy and fullness of redemption.

Second Reading: Romans 8:8-11

Gospel: John 11:1-45 or 11:3-7, 17, 20-27, 33b-45

Prayer over the offerings: Hear us, almighty God,
and, having instilled in your servants
the teachings of the Christian faith,
graciously purify them
by the working of this sacrifice.
Through Christ our Lord.

Communion Antiphon (When the Gospel of Lazarus is read): Everyone who lives and believes in me will not die for ever, says the Lord. (Cf. Jn 11: 26)
Communion Antiphon (When another Gospel is read): Amen, Amen I say to you: Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains a single grain. But if it dies, it bears much fruit. (Jn 12: 24)

Prayer after Communion: We pray, almighty God,
that we may always be counted among the members of Christ,
in whose Body and Blood we have communion.
Who lives and reigns for ever and ever.

Suggested Music:

Processional Hymn: O Kind Creator, Bow Thine Ear

Entrance Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Responsorial Psalm (Option 1): from the Ignatius Pew Missal 

Responsorial Psalm (Option 2): from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Gospel Acclamation: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Offertory Hymn: O Sacred Head Surrounded

Communion Antiphon (Option 1): from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Communion Antiphon (Option 2): from the Ignatius Pew Missal

A Eucharistic Hymn is appropriate after communion.

Recessional Hymn: Lord, Who throughout These Forty Days

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