Entrance Antiphon (Option 1): Of you my heart has spoken: Seek his face. It is your face, O Lord, that I seek; hide not your face from me. (Cf. Ps 27 (26): 8-9)

Entrance Antiphon (Option 2): Remember your compassion, O Lord, and your merciful love, for they are from of old. Let not our enemies exult over us. Redeem us, O God of Israel, from all our distress. (Cf. Ps 25 (24): 6, 2, 22)

Collect: O God, who have commanded us
to listen to your beloved Son,
be pleased, we pray,
to nourish us inwardly by your word,
that, with spiritual sight made pure,
we may rejoice to behold your glory.
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: Genesis 15:5-12, 17-18

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 27:1, 7-8, 8-9, 13-14

The Lord is my light and my salvation.

Second Reading: Philippians 3:17—4:1 or 3:20—4:1

Gospel: Luke 9:28b-36

Prayer over the offerings: May this sacrifice, O Lord, we pray,
cleanse us of our faults
and sanctify your faithful in body and mind
for the celebration of the paschal festivities.
Through Christ our Lord.

Communion Antiphon: This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him. (Mt 17:5)

Prayer after Communion: As we receive these glorious mysteries,
we make thanksgiving to you, O Lord,
for allowing us while still on earth
to be partakers even now of the things of heaven.
Through Christ our Lord.

Suggested Music:

Processional Hymn: O Kind Creator, Bow Thine Ear

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

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

Responsorial Psalm: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Gospel Acclamation: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

Offertory Hymn: ‘Tis Good Lord, to Be Here

Communion Antiphon: from the Ignatius Pew Missal

A Eucharistic Hymn is appropriate after communion.

Recessional Hymn: Forty Days and Forty Nights

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